just a little bit louder.

in my dreams i delivered my first born in a warm, candle lit room while my husband gently encouraged me to breathe. a playlist packed with cat stevens, conor oberst, and james taylor would play softly in the background while the scent of carefully selected essential oils wafted through the air.

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were only wishes inside my heart

to celebrate our thirtieth birthdays and kick off the next decade of our lives, my mister and i traveled to the holy land on an epic pilgrimage. one of the most powerful moments of our trip came as we waded into the cool water of the jordan river. there in the same waters where john baptized jesus, we were baptized.

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“well, now that we have seen each other,” said the unicorn, “if you’ll believe in me, i’ll believe in you.”

.lewis carroll ‘through the looking glass’
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