Author:

Colette Rhodes

Motherhood

I Lost My Balance

on
September 13, 2019

when I needed it most
This blurry photograph is proof—
Of what I’m not sure
but it feels like truth
Last month our realtor invited us to a “family fun at the zoo”…

Reflections

Is That Courage or Faith

on
September 8, 2019

to show up every day
To trust that there will be light
after the darkest of nights
Say what you want about the Enneagram but you have to love it if only…

Motherhood

All I’ve Felt Was Leading to This

on
July 27, 2019

For I have never known completeness
    like being here.
Here is true peace.
   Here my heart knows calm.
It’s a beautiful summer here, home with my boys, taking it easy, visiting & having…

Motherhood

Owen’s Birth Story

on
July 16, 2019

I was four days past my due date and feeling so impatient and done with pregnancy! On Tuesday the 11th, I went to the midwife appointment I didn’t think…

Motherhood

White Shores Are Calling

on
May 11, 2019

You and I will meet again
And you’ll be here in my arms
    Just sleeping
Pregnancy insomnia— because growing a human inside one’s body isn’t hard enough.

So I was happy to discover…