standing in a pile of ill-fitting skirts i reluctantly slipped on a maternity one. i wasn’t happy with how i looked, and we were already late. i thought about where i’d be able to nurse two month old samson and started to feel anxious. maybe we shouldn’t go, i thought. but i specifically felt a … More and our eyes, at last shall see Him.
we had slipped in to a nice routine at our swanky waterfront beach resort. this was our second time tagging along on christian’s california work trip. staying in pretty much the same spot – the weather was warmer than last time and asher was a few months older – all making our stay idyllic. while … More let the lower lights be burning.
when running errands i try to find a nearby activity to do with asher. sometimes it ends up just being a loop around the grocery store. but for him, eating that bakery cookie and hoarding entirely too many blueberry samples from the produce section, it is heavenly. without realizing it i have developed an extra … More who rides upon the stormy sky and calms the roaring sea.
what would you do, if you could do anything? christian asked. would you go back to school? my heartbeat quickened. i don’t know. i muttered, a little embarrassed. a nervousness filled me that hasn’t abated. hearing you can do anything with a communications degree is just about as helpful as being told you can do … More 78 weeks.
this summer, sitting in a cushioned chair at the paramount, i realized i was ashamed of a decision i had made. we had been curious. i admit i find occasional south park episodes amusing and harmless. i understood the show’s content would be potentially questionable yet i was still interested in seeing it for myself. … More i believe.
tonight i sang little whopper to sleep with easter songs. jesus shines brighter, jesus shines purer and brings to all the world his love. asher watched me closely through the next verses and i thought on how exactly he makes our sorrowing spirits sing. i have not been filling this space, but i have been … More hope for a better world.
this time last year i was getting my sister checked in to college and christian was building a wall in the back yard. i flew back to seattle with a night to unpack and repack for our trip to italy the next day. it was a trip we often talked about over the years. christian … More my vatican prayer.