Seeing other people feeling joy, forgiveness, and growing into more freedom brings me happiness. Witnessing people cooperate and help each other with compassion, kindness, and grace; and being on that team brings me joy. … More Ruminating on Happiness
I believe what makes me so extraordinarily careful (fearful) is that I am gifted with an imagination which can generate the most vivid and gory outcomes for almost any given situation in less than one second. And instead of visualizing the positive, hoped-for outcome, I focus on the one which my mind serves up to me on a silver platter. … More Fear less.
To say that the contributions of a homemaker are a luxury represents a complete misunderstanding of what a homemaker is. … More Everyone needs a home. Every home needs homemaking.
…. as much as your husband or partner loves you, it’s really not possible for them to understand this part… and you need at least one person who ‘gets you’ to keep you sane. That, and probably coffee. … More The Second Birth
As I held onto the top of the door and the roof and swung my huge body into the rental car, I felt something inside me shift, and the waters that my midwives had broken hours before finally released onto the back seat. … More My First Birth Story
No one, at the end of their lives, has ever regretted taking too many naps.
… More A Normal Schedule
the world can be a safe place, sometimes strangers are people who will help if they can, and I don’t need to be afraid every time someone knocks on my door. … More Returning Something Lost