Category Archives: Personal

It’s become a welcome sort of ritual for the end of the year, reflecting on the journey, peaks and valleys, embracing the gifts wrapped up in lessons, captured in snapshots of our daily, and ordering them into this little space.

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Joy to the world… * The last almost-three-weeks we’ve been hunkered down, cherishing our Rosie’s tinyness while walking the newness of seven, and using the slowness to invest in the roots of us.

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“I could never love anyone as I love my sisters.” -Jo, The Little Women, Louisa May Alcott My two younger sisters and I have only three years between us all. We’ve been raised doing pretty much everything together. For years we all three shared a room, three little beds, repeated side by side. It wasn’t for […]

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Every time you feel in God’s creatures something pleasing and attractive, do not let your attention be arrested by them alone, but, passing them by, transfer your thought to God and say: “O my God, if Thy creations are so full of beauty, delight and joy, how infinitely more full of beauty, delight and joy […]

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In this childbirth, the tender days, the silent darkness of night, my heart, my calling of mother has been reborn yet once again. I’ve found myself in these reflections every time my children have been born, tucking the thoughts of sufferings and joys of their delivery deep within my oh so full heart, writing furiously in […]

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