somemother

part forum. part confession. part celebration.

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 24, On Sovereignty October 25, 2014

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It was Christmas morning today.
Those that came were no less sent by God than those sent that first Christmas.
God knows when you need to know He’s in perfect control.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 23, on Love

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In the midst of violence, extremism, fear, courage, and grief
My kids cover each other in kisses before bed.

They’ve never said ‘hate’ to us or each other.

They live love.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 22, on Perseverance October 23, 2014

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In no time at all, things come apart.
Deconstruct. Remove. Alter. Shift.

We plan these little earthquakes. Not always.  Or admit they’re necessary.

Rebuilding, setting apart takes time, trust, and fortitude.

 

31 Words for 31 Days, 2014Ed. – Day 21, On Nightmare

Filed under: Uncategorized — somemother @ 12:16 am

Today’s draft post was on soup as the truest thing, a superficial (but plausible!) premise. All to avoid remembering my dream of death, sisters dying and unreconciliation, and me speechless forevermore.

 

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….

 

 
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