All Posts By

Mariah

  • Motherhood Chronicles

    Chronicles of Motherhood: The simplicity of survival

    The hours, days, and weeks following our discharge from the hospital and Noah’s arrival on this side of life, have been a kaleidoscope of emotions and will. Our previous daily routine pared down to the bare minimum, a merry-go-round of feed the baby, feed ourselves, change the baby, sleep (in fits and starts), feed the baby again, feed ourselves, try to sneak in a shower, sleep again, etc.

  • rebirth
    Life Musings

    Hello again

    Hello. I’ve missed you. It is Spring here, cool mornings and nights with bright, afternoon sun. What is blooming in your life? Here are a few updates on mine.

  • Life Musings

    To the moon and back

    I know that we’ve never really had life without risk. It was always there. It will always be there. It is part of what makes life good and sweet and worth living.

  • Faith, Life Musings

    Grief and Gratitude Pt. II

    What I didn’t know was how much a heart can open in the midst of grief and fear. I didn’t know that no matter how hard I tried to anticipate these moments, nothing could prepare me for the outpouring of love we’ve received. I had no idea gratitude and grief were such close companions.

  • Poetry

    Ancestors

    Bone of your bone,
    flesh of your
    flesh.

    I rise
    from the ashes
    of your strife.