What is this season for?

One of my daughter’s first words is “moon.” She points it out in her storybooks and is really excited if she spots it in the sky. I love that she notices. I love that, because of her, I get to watch the waxing and waning of that beautiful silver globe through the month, see it begin…

Everything new, even me.

…That one hello made all the difference. We suddenly were included, space was made for us—not just physically, but socially. I’ve moved about enough now to feel familiar with that sense of complete powerlessness that comes in every new place. I make brave plans to join groups, go to church, figure out when the mama-toddler…

On Transition and Desire (a SheLoves post)

So we are moving again. Boxes half filled stand across our bedroom floor waiting for contents. We’re filling up Facebook albums with photos of things to sell and give away. We’re packing these last few weeks with lunches and dinners and picnics in the park, trying to savour every last moment of goodness with these…

Valleys of trouble, doors of hope

I write my She Loves posts well in advance of when they go up on the website. This time, nearly a month ago. And so often they take me by surprise. A tweet notification will pop upon my phone and someone will have already shared it and I had forgotten it was even today. I…