Beauty and Hope and Longing

There is a skill in learning to find beauty everywhere. Finding beauty and hope where there is pain or unmet longings is a challenge for all of us, but one I want to be better at embracing. I am writing today to remind myself of that possibility. Mother’s Day is a holiday and can give us the appearance of joy, after all, it’s a holiday, but for many of us it can be painful. A mother who has passed away, an abusive mom, wanting to be a mother and experiencing miscarriages, stillbirths or the inability to conceive, illnesses and tragedies … Continue reading Beauty and Hope and Longing