Lightning Crashes

I feel so much resistance to this blank page recently and find every excuse to avoid the work. Perhaps I fear the vulnerability, because I know once I am placed here, whatever is meant to flow from me will come – and sometimes, the truth is hard to acknowledge let alone depict with words. Alas,…

First Foster Placement, Week One

For months leading up to last Tuesday, I mentally tried to prepare myself for the addition of another child. Carefully selected nursery room-décor, sweet and soft blankets folded neatly under the changing table, moseying about materially preparing for what was soon to come. We had long conversations with the girls, talking about what it means…