Here is a quote from a writer who lived on the outside of the social scene. An eccentric who’s writings were not respected while alive but has influenced contemporary writers of this and the last century. Who said this…
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard
I guess another way of saying this is “hindsight is 20/20” or “if only I had known___”. The point is sometimes we don’t know WHY things happen but in time the answers are revealed to us. In the meantime…since we have no choice but to live forwards might as well take a leap….
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you moms out there! Special wishes to the single moms doing it all alone. Single moms are some of the strongest and most determined women in the world.
How do you define motherhood? I remember when I was young and expecting my first child, I was so excited. The anticipation of caring for a tiny creature was almost overwhelming. The bewildering changes in my body as the pregnancy progressed were nothing compared to the changes to come. But ignorance is bliss. I was sure if I had enough hooded towels for baby, everything would be fine. As my baby grew inside me week by week, I was filled with questions. Who would he or she look like? (Knowing the gender prior to birth was rare in the ‘olden days’) Would they be perfect in every way? What would they become? Sometimes I doubted my ability to be a mother. Continue reading “The Irony of Motherhood”
Letting go is a big divorce phrase that get thrown around by friends, family, lawyers, mediators and random folks. Everyone talks about it like it’s putting your shoes on to go out. It should just Continue reading “Letting Go-3 Tips”