I was frantic..
Was I pregnant
A blanket of peace
Wrapped around me.
I heard words
In my heart;
"This is you call.
This is your vocation.
This is your witness to the world."
"People don't understand
I look foolish."
A whispered answer,
"You will be a witness to
Life and Joy."
Unexpected... Read More
Please do not think I don't care when I tell you I am letting go...by doing this I am offering you total respect. Does this seem confusing? Let me try to explain so you know my intention.
My sweet child, I will always stand with you and for you... letting you grow to be all that you can means I have to surrender trying to "fix" everything for you. Allowing you to make mistakes , so that you will learn from this who and what you value in life. Teaching through natural consequences; which I believe will make you stronger . You will face many obstacles in life, and as your Mother,... Read More
Most people have never heard of Agnes Sanford (1897-1982) but she has been and, in fact still is, a dear friend of mine. She was an interesting woman who was born to missionaries in China, married an American Anglican ( Episcopalian) and became mother to three children.
Agnes suffered postpartum depression.This minister's wife became suicidal when one of her children came close to dying. A tiny flame of hope was lit within her heart after her son was healed physically and she slowly began the process of her own emotional healing. "The Healing Light", Agnes' first book describes her... Read More
In the emptiness, knocks are measured with suspicion but as an unknown, he was embraced with love and affection. She, coroneted him as her own king and in the parades of sparkling dreams, they received the salutation of honor. In the corridors of their world, amazingly they returned the blessings of love, with equal intensity. They very cautiously treaded through the treacherous time; with absolute sincerity, they created a space for passion, to recreate from the ruins, a palace. With new found blessings of love, both, King and the Queen could muster all the available passion to revive the... Read More
Every person holds the power to do great things. Do you believe that? Yes it's true...no if-ands-or buts about it. Once you believe this, and I mean feel this deeply in your soul....you set yourself free to acheive all the meaningful things you want in your life.
If you are looking outside yourself for happiness or success....STOP!! Everything you need is right there inside you. Own it, know it, believe it in your core. Then step up and be YOURSELF. You deserve all your wishes and dreams to come true. Stand up and make it happen.
I have often told people, well, a few... Read More
you feel sorry
cut the cocoon
from his prison,
perfectly formed.Read More
One afternoon before Easter, I was ironing cotton dresses and shirts for church the next day. Six year old Mara watched for a while and then pointed to the iron and asked,
"What is that mummy?"
I laughed because I realized that this little girl had never seen me iron; I usually used the clothes dryer as my wrinkle smoother when I wasn't looking for perfection but rather efficiency. Actually it was not just the iron that seldom received attention as I mothered a large family, something that I considered essential was eliminated from my life with the birth of every child.... Read More
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Barbara Mac, you is one very intelligent cookie. Just got your comment my friend. I have been stirring a few people lately, atheists/learned people included...people get upset even when you apologize. Okay girl. "Stupid human 'real hunter' variety, shot...
Could you please explain this to me, cause I just am not getting it? Hmmmm...Nice to see a post though, what ever happened to Rot In Hell? :)
Thank you carlwise, happy you enjoyed my article. :)