Encouragement, Family

Summer Solstice and Hope

  Twittering birds began their rabble-rousing earlier than usual this summer solstice morning. I enjoy listening to their conversations and energy as I wake. This morning I'm praying for a better day for the thousands of detained immigrant children spending agonizing days and nights without their parents or someone to comfort them in their distress.… Continue reading Summer Solstice and Hope

Parenting

A Daughter’s Birth Day

Today, I’m reflecting on my daughters original birth day many years ago. I came across the writing prompt “I remember...” and the memories came. I remember focusing on the circle of light in the ceiling of the hospital room until finally, I felt a deep pressure and a tug. I remember my baby in the arms of… Continue reading A Daughter’s Birth Day