It’s been a long thirty days. Today is the last day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I understood going into September that this national, annual campaign is an opportunity to… Continue Reading September
Twelve moons have waxed full Since you took your last sweet breath. I don’t understand. On your first birthday, We celebrated milestones: Sitting, crawling, words. You could say… Continue Reading The Twelfth Moon
Benjamin was born on the longest night of 2007. It was the night of the Winter Solstice, the night before a full moon, and one of the two proudest nights… Continue Reading The Longest Night
He’s been gone from his body For forty weeks and four days. For forty weeks and four days, He grew inside my body. As he grew inside my body, From… Continue Reading Forty Weeks + Four Days
Sweet Mother Mary, Please help me through these next forty days. Carry me to his great grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving. Help me see his shadow in the pine trees. Help… Continue Reading Sweet Mother Mary
We are approaching six months since Benjamin died, and every day I am learning new lessons. Some days I cannot move, and some days I find it easy to feel… Continue Reading Surprises.