Mother

My mother called me from her hospital room tonight.  She sounds happy and peaceful, and I was thrilled to hear her voice.  You see, I am 2,700 miles away from her, across this vast land, and cannot call her!   The reason I can’t call her, is that the only time she turns her cellphone … Continue reading Mother

Learning to Wait

When your children are small, there are so many demands crying for your attention.  When your children are older, or even grown up, their needs are bigger, more complex, and yet they do not always ask for help.  I guess that’s why you have older children, when you are older – so hopefully you have … Continue reading Learning to Wait