Posts for birth

His Birth

Babyhood April 9, 2018

Why was it hard being pushed out from between your legs? My kindergarten son has been reflecting on his birth….

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Migration

General/Column February 5, 2018

of dark air—the starlings   under thunderheads   tumbling as one the flock chasing storms—this dark is not a doom     this dark…

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Rachel’s Lament

General/Column December 18, 2017

“A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children.” (Matthew 2:18) Morning came early…

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Arrival

General/Column June 19, 2017

I didn’t believe in love at first sight. Then you emerged from my core, swollen and slick, howling, smelling of…

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