Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Old and new selves

Amy wrote a beautiful post on old and new selves that I think all stay-at-home mothers should read. I especially enjoyed her perspective of having been a teacher outside the home, and trading that for teaching in the home.
But no last bell, just quiet.
The quiet satisfaction of work well-done and days well-spent.
Work never quite done, always to be repeated,
fraught with imperfection and sin,
a liturgy of love,
a litany of my life for yours.

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