Strength in numbers and my personal #metoo

“Beauty provokes harassment, the law says, but it looks through men’s eyes when deciding what provokes it.” ~ Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth   My father was a traveling salesman for a book publishing company. Part of his compensation package included a leased company vehicle that he would sign for every few years. We hadContinue reading “Strength in numbers and my personal #metoo”

Lighting the way for those children lost too soon, never forgotten, remaining forever in our hearts #waveoflight2017

“There is, I am convinced, no picture that conveys in all its dreadfulness, a vision of sorrow, despairing, remediless, supreme. If I could paint such a picture, the canvas would show only a woman looking down at her empty arms.” ~ Charlotte Brontë   A flicker of light, a ray shining through, cast out theContinue reading “Lighting the way for those children lost too soon, never forgotten, remaining forever in our hearts #waveoflight2017”

Lighting Hope with a Wave of Light Across the Globe

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us – in the dreariest and most dreaded moments – can see a possibility of hope. ~Maya Angelou  In loving memory of all our children gone too soon. They remain forever in our hearts.  #waveoflight2016

On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember

Sweet little flower of heavenly birth, you were too fair to bloom on earth. ~ Author Unknown   Miscarriage is quite a unique type of death experience. It haunts your mind and heart in ways that are difficult to put aside. Not only are you losing a child and the dream of that little person,Continue reading “On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember”

The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death

“Some people say it is a shame. Others even imply that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. But the short time I had with my child is precious to me. It is painful to me, but I still wouldn’t wish it away. I prayed that God would bless usContinue reading “The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death”