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    Feed the Baby

    Dreams!  It was my  3 or 4th baby dream… in this one I was solo parenting. I walked into my bedroom and was surprised to find a baby. If you know me at all, you will understand that without hesitation, I picked up this unknown child and attended to its needs. The real twist came when I left my room. There was another hungry baby at the bottom of the stairs. In fact, I found myself running room to room feeding babies. So many babies! So what does ‘feeding the baby’ in these dreams represent? In real life I’ve raised my share of children and meeting needs comes naturally to…

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    Rainy day regroup

    The sky is gray and heavy. As the storm presses in I set my distractions aside, and find a good window to watch the incoming deluge. I absorb the smells from an open window. The sound of the leaves sighing in refreshment stirs my memories. My mind wanders back to my childhood when this exact scenario played out. At that time I was frustrated, angry that my plans to build a fort, or climb some imaginary mountain; soaring high with my conjured up wings to a place of untold adventure had been foiled by this dreadful set-back. Today, I may be discouraged  that my plans for the  sunny day I had envisioned will not transpire as I had hoped,…