Ease

Today is better.  Sir stepped things up today and it helped. The dishes are done and put away.  The laundry is done and put away.  The kitchen is clean.  The house is swept.  The fridge has food in it for the week.  I finished all of my school work that I needed done for tomorrow. … Continue reading Ease

Dying

These are the words of my best friend who has acute leukemia for the third time.  He gave me permission to translate his words to English and to share them here.  ~~ When Death offers you the grace of warning, do you waste the time you're gifted in misery, agony, suffering, grieving, and painful denial?  … Continue reading Dying

Child Wisdom

As my former partner and I were, today, trying to stumble our way through one of our first conversations since a painful and at times ugly parting of our romantic connection, his son was pouting over being denied (justifiably!) a particular sugary treat.  Eventually the four-year-old crawled onto the bed beside his father and told … Continue reading Child Wisdom