Category: Miracles

The Accidental Entrepreneur or The time I tried to buy an ink cartridge and ended up starting a business.

A week and a half ago, after setting the intention to be more budget-conscious I found myself needing a black ink cartridge.  Those things are expensive and I didn’t have enough left in my weekly home management budget to buy one.  I could’ve used…

Bodies can heal

I’m telling you this to give you hope because bodies can heal. I have been told (repeatedly) by all manner of educated individuals that this doesn’t happen. I have been told by a small handful that it can. Anything is possible.

“Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.”

Yesterday as I settled into the news of the terrorist attack in Belgium and felt the fear that comes when people are hurt, this scripture kept coming to mind.  These timeless words were uttered by the prophet Elisha to his servant when they woke…

The Middle of a Good Story

A little over two years ago I found myself coaxing my lungs to pull in some air after receiving a blow that reverberated to my soul.   The nurse at our IVF clinic had just informed me that I was no longer carrying the…

Space for Grief

After walking timidly across the tan industrial carpet, into my initial appointment with my good psychologist, I sat on the proverbial couch and nervously drew breath.  After a few initial questions, it didn’t take long to begin unearthing some of the struggles that were…

An Emotional Credit Card

One afternoon almost six years ago to the day, RJ and I sat side by side on a tweed loveseat in our reproductive endocrinologist’s office.  We had just completed (another) battery of tests to shore up our diagnosis in an effort to help us…

Peering into Miracles

I was talking with someone dear to me who has been working towards something that feels divine.  There have been moments when this endeavor has moved slowly and moments when it’s had undeniable momentum.  There have been times when she’s felt frustrated, confused and…

Unexpected.

I have always loved this poem by Robert Frost. You’re probably familiar with it too… The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one…

Uh, has it really been 4 months?

Oops.  Well, I had a few funny things I wanted to write about so without further ado, here they are: Jess, from the backseat: “Mommy, I wan help you drive” Mommy: “Sorry baby, you have to stay in your seat.” Jess, still in the…

Poconuts

So Jessica discovered “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” on the Disney channel and she really likes it.  We had to have a little discussion about not emulating Captain Hook but she’ll go around saying things like “Capin Hook’s a seeky sook!”  (Captain Hook is…