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Some days I see the dishes like Rocky mountains piling high. But then… I remember the meals we made, my ability to nourish your little body and the hope of using those dishes again. Some days I feel so out of shape and unhealthy. But then… Your little hands reach out to me and we dance endlessly in the kitchen as I toss you strongly into the air. Some days I feel… Read More

My husband is an undiscovered inventor. He contemplates before he creates. Meticulously he analyzes and moves the topic around in his mind. When he does start to move, all I have to do is have a little faith. If I am patient enough my questions about what he is doing will eventually be answered along the way. He is thoughtfully creative. For our daughters second birthday he wanted to do something spectacular… Read More

I’m sitting in the sunshine drinking a cup of hot steamy coffee. I’m trying a new flavour of coffee creamer, pumpkin spice. There is laundry piled up high in my basement, dirt on my kitchen floor and dirty dishes in my sink. They call out to me but I ignore them. My handsome husband is at work. The thought of him makes me smile. Knowing he is out there keeps my back… Read More

I wonder if one day I will sit on the green grass and see my silver hair blowing loosely in my field of view. I wonder if I will see the shadow of my youth resting deeply within the wrinkles and lines of my face in the mirror. I wonder if I’ll be the elderly lady laying in a hospital bed watching the young nurse fumble through my pills. Maybe I’ll have… Read More

One night I had this vivid dream. I was in another realm. There were people there that I loved such as my husband. There were no children. The atmosphere was messy. There were large cliffs of dirt and hills of brown sand. Large giants hid themselves under the ground. I knew I had to protect myself. I believe I felt strengthened by my resolve to live. I watched others being taken down… Read More

It’s there lurking in your pocket, purse or hand. You never leave home without it. It’s always close. You let it inside of your most valuable moments. You take it to the bathroom. It’s there when you brush your hair. You place it next to your bed as you sleep or, make love. You take it on dates. Dinners for two are now dinners for four. It’s near to you when you… Read More

If I were a dandelion the world would see me as a weed. Until someone came along and took a closer look. Then they would see, I am vibrant in colour, prolific in nature, and nutritiously life giving. The majority does not determine the truth . You cannot just exterminate me, because to you, I am not growing where I am supposed to grow. Powerful…. Like a dandelion, you must pull me… Read More

Empty, one use left. My inclination is to squander its use, and save it. Then a liberating thought comes to my heart. At this moment I get to use it. At this moment I will embrace what I have for at this moment I have enough. Instead of allowing my future lack in the next moment to overcome me, I allow the joy of enough to blossom. I am willing to embrace… Read More