Let me embrace stillness as the ocean reflects the light in the night
Endure suffering as stones engraved with strikes
Remember kindness as dried field once flooded with rain
Forgive myself as the melted snow came and drained
red and yellow.
They bloom today,
Whispering into my ear
Of passionate words to hear.
Needing me in your life
Day after day, night after night.
I sat in my garden sipping freshly brewed coffee,
gazing at the wall of tall cypress trees.
A peaceful feeling surrounded by greenery.
Seven months of being pregnant,
driving from California to Oregon
for a Christmas family gathering.
"Take breaks more often, " Doctor said.