January 11th, 2012
No greater love could there ever be a love that encompasses sorrow
Not even the darkest night can smother its heavenly light
It holds the broken and weary, embraces the torn parts and puts them together whole
This love stretches and grows within wiggles and kicks and sings lullabies
This love lets go leaving empty arms and leaves an ache that time cannot touch.
This love lets love go.
I was looking at a picture when I wrote this poem, of a mother's hand holding a baby's new little feet. In captions on the side it said "She did a beautiful thing".
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November 14th, 2011
A thought struck me as I was watching my friends 5 month old daughter, and 5 year old daughter...happiness. They didn't have to strive to have to achieve it, or work, or have money, they were simply joyful. Now you might be asking yourself how this relates to adoption, but why not? As a birth-first mother I struggle as I always have it seems with simply being. Even when I was a kid I was always aiming to be happy, and because I didn't fit the mold pre cut by my family or by the world around me I ended up in some major depressive episodes as a kid.
Looking back at my experiences