Gravitational Pull

When I was in college I had a strange experience in that I had to be x-rayed so a doctor at my university’s medical center could determine why I was having difficulty breathing. As he and I studied my x-ray together in awkward silence I, in my youthful fear for what…

You Might Be a Mother Warrior If…

If I say “Mother Warrior”, you say/see/think/feel, etc… Jeanne Hewell-Chambers, Chief Mother Warrior This is what I asked Jeanne Hewell-Chambers a little while ago when I asked if she would be willing to guest blog for me. And let me tell you something, Jeanne sure says, sees, thinks, feels, and…

My Little Lupine

It’s the time of year when I play in the dirt and marvel at the new life growing under the huddles masses of Otter Pop wrappers, solicitor fliers and dead leaves that crawled under my shrubs to wait out the winter and never came out. I don’t know who in…

Why Imperfect People Make the Best Neighbors

We are complicated people.  We all have dark, messy corners in our hearts that are sticky with cobwebs and grief. We all do. And this is what makes us perfect. Perfect to reach out to others, to empathize and to sympathize, to be compassionate while we serve one another in…

I Celebrate Eh

#Reverb14, Day 9: As you enter into the new year, what would you like to do/make/have/be more often? How will you bear witness and celebrate the tiny milestones? How will you respond on the occasions when your intentions do not come to pass?   I won’t say I don’t have goals….