Quotes

And when my flutt’ring soul shall break away…

And when my flutt’ring soul shall break away, Spurn this low world, and seek the realms of day, If then some ready minister of love Thy nod commissions from the throne above, To guide my flight amidst the worlds that roll, In shining circles round the glowing pole, O! to my friend, that grateful task […]

All our enterprises have but a beginning…

All our enterprises have but a beginning; the house that we build is for our heirs; the morning wrapper that we wad with love to envelop our old age, will be made into swaddling-clothes for our grandchildren. We say to ourselves: “There, the day is ended!” We light our lamp, we stir our fire; we […]

Suddenly, through birthing a daughter…

Suddenly, through birthing a daughter, a woman finds herself face to face not only with an infant, a little girl, a woman-to-be, but also with her own unresolved conflicts from the past and her hopes and dreams for the future…. As though experiencing an earthquake, mothers of daughters may find their lives shifted, their deep […]