Awakenings

Glimpses of the Divine in the Mundane

As we left the hospital over 3 weeks ago, we felt so unprepared, yet so ready.  We hobbled out onto the hospital curb, blinking back the sunlight, so ready to rid ourselves of nurses disrupting our sleep every 2 hours.  We crammed the new little bundle of our DNA into her car seat, and drove …

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As I touch my belly and feel your beautiful life form growing, I know the world that you as a female will enter into. I am well-acquainted with the fingers that will try to choke out your individuality. I cringe at the misogynistic world that awaits to devour your humanity and unique feminine war-like strength.

We just wanted to get $200 worth of “free” stuff to use for 2 weeks in Hawaii. The deal? Snorkel gear, beach chairs, beach umbrella and boogie boards. Free, if we were willing to subject ourselves to 90 minutes of a sales-pitch at a Timeshare Resort. So we decided to take the bait.