Crisis & Prayer

Today I am joining a community that is writing on the prompt: PAUSE Life has been on pause. No, that is not quite right. The nonessentials of life have been on pause. A week ago my grandson developed a critical illness and has been in a pediatric ICU. My daughter has been at his bedside.… Continue reading Crisis & Prayer

Supporting Mothers: The Hike for Life

Over the years I have often participated in the Hike for Life on Mother’s Day weekend. It has been a family event, children included. In the 1990s we hiked along the shore of Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago. Yesterday my daughter reminded me of her first hike. It was the beginning of her concern for… Continue reading Supporting Mothers: The Hike for Life

Different Environments: New Perspectives

I am joining the writing community, Five Minute Friday, today. We write for five minutes (or sometimes a little more). The prompt today is: ADAPT   It was a decision I came to after much thought, choosing to work with physicians and midwives that attended home birth. I had worked in the hospital for many… Continue reading Different Environments: New Perspectives