As we stumbled in out of the cold, clomping in like noisy snow-covered Clydesdales, the bells ringing in disapproval of our tardiness, I felt tense. I hadn't wanted to attend mass this morning, let alone get out of bed before noon. My belly feels tighter and heavier today, my back is burning, and ... » Learn More about What I Saw At Church Today
Being tied down and sawed in half like a magician's assistant made holding my newborn impossible. The nurse hoisted him up to my face and our noses touched ever so slightly. Our first kiss, an Eskimo kiss. Weeks, months went by and I never thought about that "kiss," never replicated it. One ... » Learn More about Because Grace.
Even before she was born, I knew I wanted my daughter's middle name to be Faith. Faith is a pretty name, but it is so much more than a moniker to me; it's what I had in my heart when I endeavored to deliver Ella via VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean section. P.S. if the "V" word made you scrunch ... » Learn More about Faith