Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Place to Land

When I reread pages in your journals, I am struck by the consistency of your personalities. The type of person you were at two is largely the person you were at five and seven and twelve – and largely who … Continue reading

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For T. … Still and Always

Parts of the entry I read tonight in T’s journal seem almost prophetic. The rest is just as true now as when I wrote it 17 years ago. I love you. “April 10th, 1995 Dear T, I write in these … Continue reading

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What We Learn

What we give is what we believe we have inside. What we teach reinforces our own learning. In this way, everything we offer to another is given back to ourselves. Therefore teach only love, for that is what you are. … Continue reading

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What Comes Next

I have fretted. I have wanted to push. I have been attached to the future, which is crazy because it isn’t here yet. Now is here. And this is what now looks like. When I remember this and live in … Continue reading

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Synchronicity*

It was such an unlikely sight; I wasn’t sure I actually saw what I thought I saw. I turned the car around and drove by again. Yes, it really was T. at the end of E.J.’s driveway, standing next to … Continue reading

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Worn Out Heart, Cherished Gift, Irreplaceable Love

I walked to the store a little while ago to get milk for wild rice soup. It’s a new place for me, so I spent some time wandering the aisles, familiarizing myself with what’s available. A fuzzy pillow caught my … Continue reading

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