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Spring’s Sweet Arrival

A gaggle of geese return to our street each winter while migrating from one place to another. They arrive in January, around my husband’s birthday, and I am surprised to find them behind our house, honking like cab drivers in traffic. Most leave with babies but one pair can’t manage to have any; I’ve watched them sit for years on…

#KateNeedsHelp

There are moments when we choose to look into someone or look away. This is one of them. If you have it to give, please consider donating. If you don’t, please consider keeping these sweet people in heart as they move forward and rebuild what was razed to the ground. Be the Village. If not in pocketbook, then in heart…

Emerging to Own Myself Again

Some time ago, fellow blogger and sister-in-loss, Justine Froelker, reached out and asked me to review a chapter of her upcoming book, Ever Upward: Overcoming the Lifelong Losses of Infertility to Own a Childfree Life. I’ll admit I was hesitant, since reading and somehow “grading” a person’s heart notes can be scary, especially if the relationship isn’t the stuff of…

What forgiveness is

“No one’s need to be heard is so great that they should kill.” – Jo Berry, Beyond Right & Wrong:  Stories of Justice and Forgiveness I. Forgive. You. Three little words. One immense impact. We have all been forgiven and been asked to forgive.  It is as vital to life as the beats of our hearts.  But I wonder: how far…