Category Archives: human spirit

Skinned knees

I’ve broken my own heart. My mother told me to guard my heart, for it is the wellspring of life. It sounded like another bible verse to memorize and it was but she was right. And I didn’t. I skinned

Skinned knees

I’ve broken my own heart. My mother told me to guard my heart, for it is the wellspring of life. It sounded like another bible verse to memorize and it was but she was right. And I didn’t. I skinned

Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

Choosing love

I don’t know why I’m so surprised by marriage skills and dating/relationship skills being entirely different, but they are. For one, I feel like when you are dating and your partner really hurts your feelings, annoys you or angers you,

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

Three things I want my child(ren) to know

Some people need to have a glass of wine at the end of the day, or go for a long run or stretch, or meditate. I need to write. It makes me feel balanced, sane, present. And, yet… the last

Three things I want my child(ren) to know

Some people need to have a glass of wine at the end of the day, or go for a long run or stretch, or meditate. I need to write. It makes me feel balanced, sane, present. And, yet… the last

I thought I meant it

I’ve loved a lot in my life. I’ve loved hard. I’ve said things like “I’d die for you” and I thought I meant it. Four months ago, I became a mom and four months ago I learned that I never

I thought I meant it

I’ve loved a lot in my life. I’ve loved hard. I’ve said things like “I’d die for you” and I thought I meant it. Four months ago, I became a mom and four months ago I learned that I never

My halloween baby

For weeks I joked that I wanted my son to be born ANY day but Halloween. Really, any day. I didn’t even mind if he was two weeks late. Physically, I was fine with being pregnant longer, though mentally, I

My halloween baby

For weeks I joked that I wanted my son to be born ANY day but Halloween. Really, any day. I didn’t even mind if he was two weeks late. Physically, I was fine with being pregnant longer, though mentally, I

What is your truth?

I wrote my last post on being nervous about feeling cooped up and isolated all Winter with an infant and than that all become so unimportant. The very next day, I went in for my midwife appointment. They told me that

What is your truth?

I wrote my last post on being nervous about feeling cooped up and isolated all Winter with an infant and than that all become so unimportant. The very next day, I went in for my midwife appointment. They told me that