Gentle Landings: A Midwife's Musings

Why else are we here but to Love and to Serve? There is a silver-white cord of connection between people, regardless of…or maybe because of our differences.  Differences in culture, religion, belief. These differences present us with the opportunity for faith, then trust between people. Faith first…because it is an act  of choosing. Choosing to […]

April 12, 2019

Musings on Faith, Trust and Love: A Recipe for Humanity

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It’s Sunday. If Jesus could wreck a market to make his point of love and peace so can I raise my VOICE OF PEACE in a ROAR: I am replying to a posting left on my timeline that I deleted earlier. This is definitely NOT the week to challenge me on the ‘Right to keep […]

February 18, 2018

jesus and the market

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The birth of your baby is the end of one journey and the beginning of the next one.  The end of pregnancy for women is symbolized both physically and emotionally by the involution processes in the post-pregnant woman.  What comes after birth is an exquisite array of changes that present themselves to the new mother […]

November 10, 2017

adjustment to motherhood

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The timing of the emergence of our children into the world is a mystery even the most educated and the most wise are not privy to. This knowing is tucked into the destiny-map of our children, some who teach us the limits of our patience before they are even born. Trusting this is the beginning of our […]

June 22, 2016

When Will My Baby Come

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Beloved Sisters… I have a Dream that is held inside my heart every day for the future of peace on our planet. I dream that every woman whose dream to attend women in birth will follow THAT dream…THEIR dream.  I dream that you will NEVER STOP UNTIL YOU ARE LIVING THAT DREAM. YOUR DREAM OF […]

June 22, 2016

What Would I Say To You…The One Who Dreams of Becoming A Doula…

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I sat in my villa today on a beautiful Bali Saturday with the sun luring me to the many beauties outside…the pool outside my door, a great iced coffee at Three Monkeys, an invitation to the beach… All day I resisted the seduction of Busy. Instead I drank instant coffee and sat quietly working all […]

November 16, 2015

Sitting

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A VERY PRIVATE SCHOOL For a Dover family, the best learning environment is the home The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) December 12, 1991 | Peter Anderson, Globe Staff   DOVER — The two Bramhall girls are “doing school” in their stocking feet while seated at a place of study for a more Lincolnesque time, the kitchen […]

April 26, 2015

Homeschooling My Daughters-1991 when my name was Nicki

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The worthwhile problems are the ones you can really help solve…the ones you can really contribute something to. No problem is too small or too trivial if we can really do something about it.                                     -Richard Feynman It’s 18 degrees in Vermont this morning and dark outside. Winter is just about here and my world is […]

November 21, 2013

My Midwife Heart

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Silent night, holy night. Sleep in heavenly peace  This solstice night is long.  And I thank whatever god is out there for that.  It was a brilliant plan in whatever creation event(s) that were thrown out here. To have one very long night every year.  A Blessed silence…longer than all year.  Just once a year.  […]

December 22, 2012

Silent Night

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What you go after eludes you.  What you become, you attract. All that is required…truly required to help another person is love.  Simple, clean, humble love.  A deep love.  An impossible love that can only come from a place in us that was never born and will never die.  A love that was once offered […]

October 7, 2012

Ibu Katherine…On Prayer

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What you go after eludes you.  What you become, you attract. All that is required…truly required to help another person is love.  Simple, clean, humble love.  A deep love.  An impossible love that can only come from a place in us that was never born and will never die.  A love that was once offered […]

October 7, 2012

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Ibu Katherine…On Prayer

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