somemother

part forum. part confession. part celebration.

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 20, On Mutuality October 20, 2014

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This unseasonable Monday brings everything  closer to fruition, heralds another month end, belies the coming winter, leaves room for possibility…

Hope often seems to exceed destiny… Rather, one fulfills the other.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 19, On Community October 19, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 11:48 pm

Families showed up.
Raked and bagged.
Played and visited.
I pulled together coffee and we ate their apple crisp.

They look past my messy house (life).

These are my people now.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 18, on Hospitality

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 12:06 am

I love how she pays attention to the others in her hospital room. Caring how they’re cared for. Indulging their anecdotes. Sharing her own (curated). Sidelong private joke glances at me….

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 17, On Outcome October 18, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 12:14 am

What if every day was lived with the expectancy that things will be better by bedtime and ever after, or the Kingdom of Glory will be upon you forevermore?

Win. Win.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 16, On Anticipation October 16, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 11:58 pm

The eve before anything major is punctuated with possibilities and speculations.
This might be worry. Excitement. Fear. Dread. Hope.
Sleep or sleeplessness.
In the end, resignation.

Thy will be done.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 15, On Motherhood

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 12:31 am

Motherhood began fleetingly with a 3 week soul, lost.

Just today I gave a name. To meet that soul by name one day.

Since then, three babies born and thriving.

Blessed. 

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 14, On Trajectory October 15, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 11:23 pm

Hard. Harder. Hardest. Healed.

This is the trajectory of struggle and recovery. Of problem and solution.

When things are worse than ever, what promise is waiting around the corner!

Hang on.

 

 
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