Category: Future, Dreaming, Longing

Rebirth

And just like that, she was born. Autumn Nadine Taws. It was the moment I hardly dared to picture.  Someone I love wrote to me earlier this week: “When your new one is safely in your arms, you will know that you have been…

Life Decision

“Mommy is this our last baby?” Yes, this is our last baby, I responded to Quentin.  “But what if this baby dies?” Then it will just be you and Theo.  “And then we would be really sad?” I have unintentionally drawn a line between…

Hard to Shift

… the past is so hard to shift. It comes with us like a chaperone, standing between us and the newness of the present – the new chance. -Jeanette Winterson

Two Prayers

In the early weeks and months, I prayed for this pregnancy to make it. I don’t really believe in praying to God for what I want, because it seems too self-serving.  If my prayers are answered, does that make me worthy?  If my prayers…

Up on the Roof

When this old world starts getting me down And people are just too much for me to face (Up on the roof) I climb way up to the top of the stairs And all my cares just drift right into space (Up on the…