“Do not wait for life. Do not long for it. Be aware, always and at every moment, that the miracle is in the here and now.” Marcel Proust Click, click. The snaps of Q’s harness clicked into place as my … Continue reading Thankful: every moment can be something.
“Of course if you like your kids, if you love them from the moment they begin, you yourself begin all over again, in them, with them, and so there is something more to the world again.” ~ William Saroyan Today … Continue reading The Wondertwins turn 3!
“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Admittedly I had been in a funk. I couldn’t shake the feeling of sadness, or maybe it was pressure, or maybe it was both, but … Continue reading The air of possibility…
“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.” ~ Henry David Thoreau It feels like I have been away for ages, and in many ways I have … Continue reading Great Expectations
“Do not forget to comfort strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” ~Hebrews 13:2 As a blogger, I often find myself looking around at the world as if each moment is captured in a blog post. I see colors … Continue reading When do you feel lucky?
“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson It has been an intense week already and it’s only Wednesday, but as it so often … Continue reading Life is not a relative experience.
“Life is a promise, fulfill it.” ~ Mother Theresa Mother’s Day is almost upon us and if there is one thing that is clear here in this blog, I LOVE being a mother. When I became a mother I came … Continue reading The Promise of Motherhood.
“We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, … Continue reading What a difference a year makes.
“Don’t tell me the sky’s the limit. There’s footprints on the moon.” ~Paul Brandt As the sun filtered through the trees and danced on our backs in the Saturday afternoon light, I could feel the soft blanket beneath my hands. … Continue reading Do you want to go to the moon?
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell Yesterday as I knelt down on the carpet in the brightly colored room to … Continue reading Expectations, Butterflies and Holland.