Monthly Archives: August 2014

Unplug

As this week bleeds into Labor Day weekend in the U.S., and I head out for another camping weekend, I turn back to Barbara Brown Taylor’s third piece of advice for becoming comfortable in the darkness: Unplug. Unplug all your … Continue reading

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Courage. Trust. Love

A beautiful post on the forever love we have for our lost children, courtesy of Painting the House Pink. Courage. Trust. Love.

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Camping in the dark

I am still afraid of the dark. Less afraid of the metaphorical dark; I can allow myself now to think about my son and grieve and be okay with grieving. Last night during savasana in yoga (dimmed lights, peppermint oil, … Continue reading

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Today is a Day of Hope

No, really – and not just for me, but for the international babyloss community. In case you missed it, you can watch the ceremony here: (Sorry, my link button isn’t working today. I’ve been having some WordPress issues lately. Anyone … Continue reading

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An act of intentional optimism

In light of my recent post on Victimhood vs. Survivorhood, this sentence from CarlyMarie’s article today on Still Standing really resonated. “I wanted to stop being a victim and so I became a survivor instead,” she says. She describes the … Continue reading

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Supermoon

Last night, I inadvertently did challenge #1 and #2. So, #2 = Watch the moonrise. “It takes some planning,” cautions Elizabeth Dias, who wrote the Times article. “The moon appears on its own schedule.” That’s true, for sure. We went … Continue reading

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Learning to walk in the dark

Somehow, we have started receiving a weekly edition of Time magazine. I’m sure it was one of those “check which magazine you want for free!” things, and K, forgetting that we barely have time to read even the one magazine we … Continue reading

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