The thousands of pointed leaves have emerged like butterflies, suddenly wrestling themselves out from the cocoons of white blossoms. Grass is mowed and warm rains fall and it’s easy to be lulled by the quiet hum of it all. 441 more words
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Eucharisteo (yoo-khar-is-teh’-o) is a Greek word that means “to be grateful; to give thanks”
One of my favorite poets highlighted this word in one of her books early last year, and ever since then I have been thinking about this word, am I ever in a state of complete gratefulness? 365 more words
I would be hard, they said. It would be worth it, they said.
But when I got pregnant with Selah only a few unsuspecting months after we were married, and after a 30 hour labor and c-section birth, and after losing my mom when she was only 10 months old, the word “hard” became an understatement. 775 more words