I am holding him in my arms. Squeezing so tightly I know my arms will probably be sore tomorrow. He is thrashing and his eyes are shut so very tightly. I am begging him to look at me so I can try again.. I was frustrated and exhausted because all I wanted him to do … [Read more…]
Sometimes I exhale the stress of a moment. Other times I exhale the stress of a lifetime.
this choosing of whitespace, it’s a mighty work. I’m moving a mountain of stress, anxiety, fear, one shovel of scary crap and deep breath at a time.
True love is him asking, “Why do you love me?” and me answering, “Because it’s worth it.”
But as I stood there in front of her, humbled as she gave me a necklace, an awkward hug, I didn’t see a star – I saw a sister.
Here we are. It’s Thursday night and Lisa Jo Baker is standing here about 5 feet from me and we are at the Live Five Minute Friday at Allume. And I’m going to attempt to write this on my (borrowed) iPad which I haven’t had much practice typing on. And she chose a word I … [Read more…]
Open your eyes. Find red around you. It’s there. Notice that, and see what you find. See it’s beauty. It may surprise you.
Today I am participating in a weekly feature on lisajobaker.com called Five Minute Fridays. Bloggers are given a writing prompt (topic) and told to write for *five minutes. “No *editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.” Today’s topic is “Jump.” GO I sit at the traffic light leading off of my street. It’s a long holding light so I … [Read more…]