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The Fall of Lisa Bellow, by Susan Perabo****

I was fortunate enough to score a DRC of this suspenseful novel from Simon and Schuster and Net Galley. It’s a book that defies the usual genre niches, and for this and many other reasons I enjoyed it immensely. 616 more words


That Time I Took My Five Year Old Daughter to Ireland...On My Own

I’m not sure what made me think going on a mother-daughter trip across the Atlantic was a good idea. My daughter was only five at the time, after all. 1,008 more words


A personal letter

Dear Blogging Friends,

I tried to put together a post for Sunday morning. Alas, it went nowhere except in circles! So I’m trying something totally different this week. 469 more words

Spiritual Formation

Mothers & Daughters written by Erin Gillis (Me).

The first voice we hear is

our mothers when we are in her womb.

The moment daughters are born

we belong to our mothers.

From the first time mothers hold… 158 more words

Erin Gillis

Alone in the Night

“My mother would kill me if she got the chance. I would kill my mother if I had the courage.” Annie John, Jamaica Kincaid

What about giving birth… 226 more words

Still My Mother's Birthday

My mother was born on February 18th. She’s not alive anymore but that special date, February 18th is like a soft little hum in the back of my mind until the new year comes round and I anticipate it’s arrival in all of its painful glory. 536 more words


fermented wine

life flows through her veins
fermented wine of past dreams
melts my eyes


This week was high-jacked. Not by force, but by my desire to spend time with our adult daughter.  400 more words

Spiritual Formation