Modern Family · Motherhood · parenthood · Relationships

Daily Prayers and Miracle Lessons

Toxic. That descriptive term about relationships was not around when I was growing up.  It has always been in the world. I just never realized that was a word for it. Nor had I imagined that so many of us experience the duality between relationships that fill you up and ones that deplete you. I… Continue reading Daily Prayers and Miracle Lessons

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Motherhood · parenthood

Bones and Red Dots

I worry about a lot of things. I worry more as a mother. It makes you exist in the world differently. My heart breaks for the genocide in Myanmar, the never ending attacks in Syria, the famine in Yemen, the United State decision to separate children at the border. It aches for the word I… Continue reading Bones and Red Dots

Modern Family · Motherhood · Relationships

The time before.

August. It feels like a year later and nothing has changed. I'm raw and tired. That sensation of lacking satisfaction with my life is lingering. I'm sitting in that space before things shift. It is uncomfortable. Miss M had her second vacation with her Dad. It has some peaks and valleys. The valleys still have me… Continue reading The time before.