Finding that doll saved my daughter from a momentary crisis. Let me explain.
We took Charlotte to Disneyland for her 9th birthday. That statement is so filled with memories, implications -- my own, yours, our culture's -- I feel like I could stop right there. Blog stop. You fill in the rest.
The beginning of March stabs me in the heart. It took me by surprise this year, but then I remembered: Yes. When the light shifts, when the puffy wind warms up, when the daffodils come poking through -- this is the season when my heart cracked open. Nine years ago this March my daughter was born, and life has never been the same.
My kids are not at all interested in the color of someone's skin. Why would I ever want to change that?
An event I went to recently made me realize how truly lucky I am to be a woman.
So I had that surgery on January 26. I told you that there were many lessons and stories, and here's a few more ...
During many painful moments, I was able to meditate on what's really important: the present.
While I was watching the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, I couldn't help but think how nervous the athletes must be!