The Other Mothers in the Village

“A child born to another woman calls me mommy. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me.”                                                                              -Jody Landers Another parent-teacher conference ended with the stars twinkling in the night sky, and me scuttling to my Saturn in a nearly empty…

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Threads of Healing

“You were unsure which pain is worse – the shock of what happened or the ache for what never will.”                                                                                                                           …

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T-Shirt Quilts: Celebrating the Journey

“Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” – TV show, The Wonder Years   Bill carried in a box of neatly folded t-shirts and started to lay them out on the long table. The women…

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