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What We Need Is Here: Thoughts. 1

What We Need Is Here: Thoughts.

(Rosie, 14 months old.) When I look back at myself before I became a parent I can see now how immature I was. I had no idea about a lot of things, but I didn’t realize. The biggest thing I was clueless about–my own strength. I think about this often, how parenting has revealed an inner strength I never realized I possessed.  Not just the physical strength of growing babies and birthing them and nourishing them, but a different kind of strength. Geese appear high over us, pass, and the sky...