I heard a rumor about a daughter week. Either way, got me thinking about my daughter. The experience of roaring as a lion to bring her forth to this world after thirty-five hours of labor is the most empowering moment of my adult life. At the right moment when I tell the story, some say I am aglow. Since that day my strength grows as I discover anew within myself great capacity amidst seen and unseen elements.
Highly recommended reading for expectant parents: Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth