Tag: pregnancy

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…

Hope in Becoming

One day more. Another day another destiny.  -from ‘Les Miserables’ I don’t have much to say, on the eve of my c-section.  I heard Quentin yell from his room this morning “ONE MORE DAY!”  One more day of kick counts. One more day of…

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…

Get Up From The Table

You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served. -Nina Simone There is a difference between the physical act of listening and the active experience of hearing. I write, so that people may listen. Listen to…

Beautiful and Terrible

Somewhere out in the darkness, a phoenix was singing in a way Harry had never heard before: a stricken lament of terrible beauty. And Harry felt, as he had felt about phoenix song before, that the music was inside him, not without: It was…