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.
It feels like every split second my thoughts are splintered. No one single task ever has my full and undivided attention.
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…]