Birthing Hope by Rachel Marie Stone {book review}

Birthing Hope: Giving Fear to the Light by Rachel Marie Stone "God as a warrior doesn't do much for me, but I cherish the image of God as a laboring woman. The book of Isaiah joins the two images closely enough that I can imagine they share more in common than I might have suspected: … Continue reading Birthing Hope by Rachel Marie Stone {book review}

a holy mosaic {#wholemama}

Birth is the place I want to deny my own motherhood. To seperate myself from the loud groaning, the uncontrollable actions of my own body, and the discussions of said body's performance that inevitably follow this life changing event.  I reach into the depth of myself and get to know the instinctual motions of childbirth, … Continue reading a holy mosaic {#wholemama}

Books for the Journey: Pregnancy, Birth, Breastfeeding and Baby

I can't imagine going through childbirth without any information about the process. But maybe that is just my western mind reflecting the emphasis our culture has put on head knowledge and the fear that generally surrounds birth. Last time I read a few good books, but I really didn't feel like I has time to … Continue reading Books for the Journey: Pregnancy, Birth, Breastfeeding and Baby