August 2010 Archives


an abundance of children and joy

“Have as many as the Good Lord will give you,” she says as her smile, though tired and aging, exudes her joy. I giggle sheepishly. With her unadorned clothes and shoulder length hair graying at the roots, she looks plain by the world’s standard. But she wears her happiness (and her baby) like jewelry. As… Read more »


on being good enough – wedded wednesday

I have a kid and am learning to be a mother, right? Well, turns out I also have a husband and am learning to be a wife (surprise!). I happen to fall into the school of thought that my marriage comes first in our family – that my husband is a higher priority to me… Read more »