What I am learning is that Love is the great equalizer of all emotions. When we can bring love to the darkness within ourselves, to the places that we want to hide from the world, from ourselves, we can begin to feel more at ease in our own lives.
I found a white whisker on my chin. To some, this may be an annoyance. To others, it may be a reminder of aging. To still others, it may mean that it is time to get a facial. To me, it made me tear up and become emotional. Now, this is not the first time... Continue Reading →
I got off track somewhere in the middle of November. I had made a goal to write every day during National Adoption Awareness Month....and here it is January 1, 2019 and I have not written in a long time. There is a reason. My dad fell, he spent some time in the hospital and rehab,... Continue Reading →
These are just a few of the things that have been said to me over the years: What is, "You look like your adopted mom / dad?" What is, "I bet you are glad your mother wasn't pregnant after Roe vs Wade!" (seriously, this was said to me....) What is, "I know an adoptee and... Continue Reading →
Many adoptees have been told in their lives that they are a mistake. That their birth mother "got in trouble," and that this "trouble" was a "mistake." What the adopted person hears is - "YOU are / were the trouble," and "YOU are / were the mistake." Those who are reading and who are not... Continue Reading →