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Dear Weary One
Day to Day

Dear Weary One

Dear working full-time, thirty-something, mom of little children, I see you, curled up on your couch trying to decide if you have the energy to do anything else productive today. I watch your eyes as they  gaze upon the room noticing all of the tasks that are undone and incomplete. You look around to see … Continue reading

For Avolyn
Literature

For Avolyn

T’is a mother in my life who feels all alone waiting for something completely unknown waiting for an unknowing that cannot be named pondering wondering waiting again The child in this mother ponders alone searching for Mother the only one known the known who is completely unknown by the child who was unseen unheard left … Continue reading

Stepping Out
Warrior / Wholehearted

Stepping Out

Friend#1: I’d think twice before getting involved. Me: Why? Friend#1: The psychological issues with women rescued from trafficking are deep. The healing process is long term. My friend seemed genuinely concerned. But what I heard was that I was not qualified to be involved. And, well, on some level I believed the words my heart … Continue reading

The first meal.
Recipes

The first meal.

The day was Tuesday. I remember it well. My first day as a housewife and my first dinner to prepare. Therein was the dilemma. I didn’t know how to cook. Groceries had been purchased. There were a variety of foods to choose from. What would be my first offering to my new husband? The choice … Continue reading