Monthly Archives: April 2011

9 months

There has been sadness the last few days, as often seems to happen just before the 29th of the month. At various moments I have felt overwhelmed, grief-stricken, angry, raw, panicked, frustrated and scared. I could write about the friend … Continue reading

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Intuition

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. -Albert Einstein There is a voice deep inside you that is … Continue reading

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Little gifts

Yesterday morning Ada woke up and with delight in her eyes, wished us a happy Easter. Then she paused. I’m going to wish Happy Easter to our angel. Do you want to wish Happy Easter to our angel? Steve and … Continue reading

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More love

With life as short as a half-taken breath, don’t plant anything but love. – Rumi

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For now

Today is day four out of five days of “single parenting”. Whenever I am on my own, I am awed by the amount of work it takes to actually be a single parent. While in some ways, I am coming … Continue reading

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#200

In honor of my 200th post, my daily practices and the joy inside… THE SUNRISE RUBY In the early morning hour, just before dawn, lover and beloved wake and take a drink of water. She asks, “Do you love me … Continue reading

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He lives in you

We celebrated Mama Earth today with a local charter school. They have an Earth Day fundraiser every year and it’s a fun event. I hooped in public, which was huge because I’m not very good (and being a former professional … Continue reading

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Words from the future

When I was entering my second trimester with Ben, at the tail end of a month of bleeding, I sat with a colleague of my husband’s who, a decade previously, had lost two babies at 5 months gestation. Two. A … Continue reading

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Spreading my wings

Change is coming fast and furious. There are big shifts in the wind. My internal and external worlds are coming more and more into alignment, though on the surface, nothing seems certain. I feel safely cradled in the arms of … Continue reading

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Stories

At a friend’s house last week I ran into a mama from my pregnancy support circle. Our due dates had been days apart. We recognized each other, but it took some time for us to remember where we had met. … Continue reading

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