SURRENDER AND RECEIVE

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Swaddled in a fuzzy, light blue blanket, the baby finally stopped shrieking. His mommy’s demeanor shifted from frenzied to relieved. I asked her if she needed help; traveling alone with a little person who wholly depends on the adult is overwhelming. She nodded and exhaled as I grabbed the stroller and opened it. The young woman’s dark hair covered one cheek, and I glimpsed at her infant’s dimples as he smiled at me. So I started thinking about giving and receiving. Babies not only give love freely but they also receive (and often demand) nurturing with ease. And I realized … Read More

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