Category Archives: Violet

From sorrow to joy.

 “When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.  So … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Parenting, Violet | Leave a comment

4 months in review.

Jesus loves me, this I know / Even when my blog is slow… Once I’d gone about a week without blogging in the new year, I was too embarrassed to have already broken one of my resolutions to actually sit … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Parenting, Violet | 2 Comments

I hope you dance.

I hope you never lose your sense of wonder You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger May you never take one single breath for granted God forbid love ever leave you empty handed I hope you … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Violet | 4 Comments

La mesa del agua.

BJ’s parents gave Violet a water table for her first birthday.  Let’s just say it’s a hit.  I love having space on the patio for Violet to splash away (or at least I will once we can solve the me-getting-eaten-by-ants … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting, Violet | Leave a comment

Plant a seed, plant a flower, plant a rose.

One of my most annoying traits is that I can’t stay mad for any significant length of time.  This is annoying to me because I want to get–and stay–angry.  I’m a passionate person; my feathers get ruffled.  In the moment, … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Violet | Leave a comment