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I Am From by Adriel Booker

I Am From

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 _____ I am from long hair and bushy ‘fro and Jesus People and community living. I am from wine country with no wine, bare feet, and flowered clothes. I am

This ground is holy

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{written April 6, 2013}   I thought she would be an opal baby like her mama. But October never seemed so far away. She’s a diamond now and I like

He is with us. Really.

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  {written April 5, 2013 } Friends, I wrote the story of our baby’s death in the early morning hours of last night – the day of my surgery –

Pregnancy loss - miscarriage at 13 weeks. My last day with our baby.

The day I lost my baby

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Trigger warning: Death, miscarriage, pregnancy loss, D & C. Disclaimer: Writing (and posting) this account is part of my process of dealing with my grief. It is long and raw

The proposal

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His idea was big, bold, and public. Unbeknownst to him my idea was quiet, intimate, and sentimental. But he was the one with the ring so… I got my proposal

The countdown is on

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Within the last few days golf balls have relocated to my throat and a low-grade fever keeps creeping in and out of my weary body. Suitcases sprawl across the guest

Life’s little mysteries

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There are many mysteries in life… Some significant, others… not so much.A few of the mysteries I’ve been pondering lately:1. Why there is always dirty laundry next to–and on top