Tuesday, April 15, 2014

BECAUSE OF HIM




Because Of Him...this small reminder sent shivers up and down my legs...because it's true.

Friday, April 4, 2014

This Splendid Inconvenience





This Splendid Inconvenience

by Brian Kershisnik


this image of a painting speaks
my heart is here

the knowing that all of those needs
look to me

can you see i am tired
can you see i am loved

my darlings wait
and i will always rise

honored to be needed
useful
wanted

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Climbing Mother


Climbing Mother

Of course, it is a wonderful impossibility that babies could climb a ladder tall enough to get to their mother. But what Kershisnik captures is a mother’s abandonment of personal space when her children are young and their physical needs are great. In the everyday acts of parenting, mothers provide noble and continual service for gods in embryo, being sustained in their untiring efforts by God’s help from above.  (i do not know who wrote this)

I too have felt the sustaining power beyond my own in all aspects of my motherhood.

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