• Children,  Journey,  Motherhood,  Parenting,  Womanhood

    Bubble: Burst it!

    Burst your own bubble! Not the happy kind (we like those)… I am talking more about the kind of bubble that we all seem to find shelter in, our comfort zone, otherwise known as the place that we find safety and security. Why do we tend to stay in our comfort zones? Me, I find that it’s safer and quieter inside my bubble… I don’t risk embarrassment, humiliation, judgment, controversy, change… most of all, I don’t risk rejection!! Why do you stick to the limits of your bubble?  You see, I find great joy in forging relationships with people, however I find that rather than “winning friends and influencing people,”…

  • Journey,  Motherhood,  Womanhood

    She: Little Miss Everything

    She. Lately I have been observing and thinking more in depth as I notice an expression or the disposition of the women surrounding me. I have seen pain, exhaustion, worry, fear, happiness, love, and this sort of mysterious wonder. I look in the mirror and at times I don’t recognize the person staring back at me. I see the fine lines making themselves all too comfortably at home, embedding themselves deeper and deeper with each passing day. There are moments I catch a glimpse of the younger version of me and I sigh in relief, “oh there you are… thank goodness, I thought I had lost you for good.” It’s…