Family

February, My Own Personal Valentine

  Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began. Signe Hammer Ah, February, a month that begins with love. This is not because of Valentine's Day but rather because my daughter was born on February 1st. I laid on the chilly stainless steel bed… Continue reading February, My Own Personal Valentine

poetry

Write Yourself a Love Letter for Valentine’s Day

    I woke up thinking of Valentine's Day when my kids were young. You know, the endless search a week before (sometimes the night of) for V cards, small and cute for the kids to take to their classroom. But this morning, I thought of love letters. Specifically, what if we wrote a love… Continue reading Write Yourself a Love Letter for Valentine’s Day

Faith, poetry, Valentine's Day

Love, Cupid – Poem

  Dear Human, I must tell you there are not enough arrows for those looking for Eros and more than enough that missed their mark ¬†discarded by one or the other, or both * I must ration my arrows, look for the best mark a certifiable bullseye for a gardener who tends to love with… Continue reading Love, Cupid – Poem

Love, Self Care, Wisdom

What’s To Come of the Brokenhearted?

I viewed a lot of "hater" Valentine Day quotes, images, and jokes yesterday. And hey, that's okay, been there, done that, too. This made me think about the times I've been brokenhearted. It sucks when your heart is broken, double sucks when it's before the holidays, Valentine's Day, or New Year's Eve-all the majors. When… Continue reading What’s To Come of the Brokenhearted?