To The Hiding and Hurting on Mother’s Day

National Foster Care Month. ALS Awareness Month. International Bereaved Mother's Day. Mother's Day. It's May. All of these calendar happenings have me remembering, which doesn't take much, because May is a month of memories anyways. And under the weight of this quarantine, the remembering of that season and the reality of this current one have … Continue reading To The Hiding and Hurting on Mother’s Day

The sacred dance: To the Rejoicing and Weeping on Mother’s Day

I remember, not even very long ago, when I didn't understand why Mother's Day had to be flavored with sad. When church services and Facebook feeds paused for grief and remembered loss and honored the hurting, I resisted. I didn't understand. Why did this sadness have to invade my happy day? But then suffering would … Continue reading The sacred dance: To the Rejoicing and Weeping on Mother’s Day