You’re Glowing!

Glowing pregnant woman

“You’re glowing!”

I was told this quite a number of years ago when I was pregnant, and now I see the bright glow in my two daughters-in-law who are expecting. This radiant blessing is something many women experience due to the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy. The glow of pregnancy has helped me to view the Transfiguration of our Lord in a slightly different light. Continue reading

How Old Are You?

Youre How Old

“How old are you?” a 2nd grader asked me the other day (oblivious to the cultural norm that you don’t ask your female teacher—or any female—her age.)  I chuckled to myself, not caring about the cultural norm, and gave him a challenging 2nd grade math problem as an answer to his question.  As his brain was processing the numbers, my brain pondered something else…just how old am I, really? Continue reading