"We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.
-- Jeff Warner
"What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you."
-Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons (talking to her daughter)
If there is any secret to this life I live, this is it: the sound of what cannot be seen sings within everything that can, there is nothing more to it than that.
"The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one."
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Back during May – May 1st actually, our old lady dog Zoey passed away. Zoey was part of our family, but she wasn’t exactly a loving pet. When a storm would roll through, she would curl up by my feet, … Continue reading
Time is motionless, people pass through it
Very often I find myself lost in thought and I start to compose a post for Jumping Daisy, all wonderfully insightful and relate-able I’m sure, but then my mind darts in a different direction and the moment passes. Some things … Continue reading
Data Driven Depression
Last week when my Psychiatrist asked me if I was feeling better about reducing a commitment from life I answered her honestly. Yes, of course it feels nice to have less of a weight on my shoulders, but there is … Continue reading
It’s funny how change is what it is no matter how it happens. Change is change. Sometimes it hits you like a ton of bricks. One minute your reality is one thing, and then something changes and reality is forever … Continue reading
When I was 20 years old my boyfriend gave me a promise ring. We had been together for about 10 months, but we knew. It was the first time that a guy had given me any jewelry. I had dated … Continue reading
Fall is always a tough transition for me. I didn’t realize until a few years ago when I finally took the step to visit a counselor for a few short months when I must have been feeling the perfect balance … Continue reading
What Happened to Me?
I have been feeling the itch to write – but I haven’t quite figured out what I’m itching to write. I do know this; I don’t know what the heck happened to me. Visiting my blog has become such a … Continue reading
On and On
I have a notes app on my phone that I sometimes record references to possible future blog posts, thoughts that I have run through my mind when I can’t keep the course of whatever it is I am supposed to … Continue reading
And Just Like That…It’s Over
Yesterday morning I pulled up to daycare and handed over my precious son to his caregivers. I walked away with tears in my eyes and the feeling that I was leaving a piece of myself behind. We joke around in … Continue reading
I read an article yesterday that was about the nursing relationship between a mother and her baby. Any mom who has nursed a baby can tell yup that there is a very strong and unique bond. He tells my body … Continue reading