somewhere new, someplace safe: a prayer of celebration

There is a picture of me when I was 12-years-old.  I'm standing on the side of a pool, wearing an unflattering swimsuit.  Taken from the side, you see my belly sticking out.  My head is down, my fingers are in my mouth.  I'm told by my friends that I look scared in the picture. I [...]

somewhere new, someplace safe: a prayer of stability

Stability:  the quality of something that is not easily changed or likely to change; the quality or state of something that is not easily moved; the quality of state of someone who is emotionally or mentally healthy  I'm relaxing in the home of a dear friend as I prepare to spend the next ten weeks [...]