Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic - Frida Kahlo
There are some days where being deserving of this notion is hard for me to grasp. I am getting better though.
At the end of the day, isn’t it about the magic? Hard times, good times, deep introspection, trust, exploration, safety, and magic. If there isn’t magic, then it all seems pretty pointless.
All the work I have done over the past 16 months surely has to have prepared me for all the magic, right?
Stop. Start. Stop. Start. I thought you were never going to come. You taught me so many lessons in the days leading up to your birth, sweet Cedar. You are the part of me that brings such empowerment and trust in this world. You came to me during one of the most difficult moments of my life, and you gave me the strength to move forward though the path ahead of me was unpaved. The road ahead of me was completely covered in the unknown.
We talked a lot while you were on the inside. Not just [...]