The goal is not to repress what the heart is stirred to express (hopes, losses, despairs, longings) but rather to hold it all in love….and then release.
It’s been almost five years since I lost my mom and just when I think, mother’s day – it’s all… Read more My mother’s day, as told with Leslie Knope gifs
When I started writing this blog I had no idea the blog’s name — mourning dove motherhood–would take on so… Read more I just don’t like your uterus
Can we talk about how hard April has been? Really hard. You would think I’d be prepared, knowing it’s the… Read more Where the rubber meets the road
Certainly I’ve been thinking about my late mom (Diane), and the grandmother I never met (Elizabeth), and her cousins (names unknown) on the genetic chart, called a pedigree. I’ve been thinking about other women too.
Debby and Angela, two women I knew and admired, both not much older than myself, who died recently of breast cancer. Circles blackened and crossed out.
Originally posted on Just Follow the Joy:
This morning I found myself standing in a strip mall less than a mile away from…
In hindsight I have so many questions for my former self. Why did you, former Sarah, take so long to start writing? Why didn’t you start using anti-aging face cream sooner? And why oh why did you sit in that suffering place for so damn long?
I am so excited to share with you all that a piece I wrote, ‘Seven Things Nobody Tells You About Miscarriage” has been published on Mommyish.com! They are all about sharing the day-to-day truths related to ‘parenting imperfect’–what better home for some truth-telling about miscarriage than their site?
(Plus Mommyish loves listicles–even listicles about miscarriage despite the fact my husband thinks it is creepy. Plus they appreciate my love of animated gifs. My piece even includes a gif from Jane the Virgin! AND LIZ LEMON IN A SNUGGIE.)
Tomorrow will mark a year since I sang a song for my mother, an experience that still gives me goosebumps. Everything about that experience was infused with loving grace. I’m writing another post for tomorrow, but in the meantime I thought I’d share that post from last year.
Can I hug you all? Seriously, consider these words a virtual hug traveling from WordPress to your computer or smartphone… Read more Thank You for Sitting on My Bench