Teeny No More

I beheld a woman holding a teeny tiny baby at the checkout today at the grocery store, and there it was: the instantaneous weep.  Somehow these days the mere sight of a fresh newborn baby brings prickles to my nose and drippy tears to my eyes.  When they took my womb in the hysterectomy, I think they also must have surgically extracted a little piece of my heart. But here is my sweetheart, all stretched out after landing a jump today at ice skating practice.  When I was a wee little one myself, I used to watch figure skating on … Continue reading Teeny No More

Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth

Can you hear it? That high-pitched sound of remorse and terror is actually closer than any of us might expect, and it’s stalking the most vulnerable of our society and those we hold most dear: our children. Such gloom and doom does not reflect the purpose of my blog, which is to encourage and uplift. There are times in life, however, when it is prudent to draw a line in the sand, reflecting: this far and no further will we travel. We will take back our children’s innocence. We will stand in faith against the powers of this dark world, … Continue reading Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth