We don’t always have to be strong. We can take a step back and allow ourselves to feel our emotions, be vulnerable and eve choose to be weak.
I Think I’ll Choose Weak, Today
“It was almost like they were suggesting it could ruin our family.”
It took a minute to register.
What my dear friend had been carefully advised against — adoption — was the life I was living.
My mind flashed to Hope practicing her ballet routine for a March performance, holes in her tights and a leotard stretched thin across her muscular frame, with graceful movements that sometimes make me catch my breath. And then Caleb, making dollhouse furniture in stealth for his sisters in the basement; he loves a good surprise.