All changes move us in one direction or another, and I believe we always get to choose that direction.

do what makes you happy

Sometimes, in order to make a change from an unhappy state, the only requirement is to surrender. Other times, we are required to act.


This year, I don’t want to become someone different. I do want to be more fully myself.

our family

“The greatest work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home.”


(Originally the following was a list of notes intended to outline a more “complete” post; however, every time I look at it I like it so much that I think I should post it alone. I’ll probably elaborate at a later date; in the meantime, take from it what you will.)

the miracle of childbirth

You can do this! I’m rooting for you! So if all else fails, give me a call and I’ll cheer you on.

giving thanks

“There is one thing we can do to make life sweeter, more joyful, even glorious. We can be grateful!”


Deep down, I know that HE knows that my intentions were pure. And that is all that matters.

chinese takeout

There have been two occasions only during my entire pregnancy that have caused me to feel a portion of the intense concern which a mother possesses for her child. This is one of them.


Elias saved my life.