God has us on a journey. One of adventure. Of learning. Of battles. Of love. Growth is this journey realized. So here is our story.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009


A month before Soren was born, I (Monique) was inspired to write a poem for my little guy. Here it is...

In the morning, my mind opens to you.
With my first move, I feel you move,
and remember that you are a part of me.

During prayer, my spirit opens to you.
As I lift my eyes to our Creator, I lift you up,
and give you back to the One who loves you whole.

During yoga, my hips open for you.
With each graceful pose, I stretch more and more deeply,
willing my body to prepare the way for you.

On my walks, my life opens to you.
Watching the waves roll onto the sand, I envision
building sand castles and dreams and realities with you.

With your father, my heart opens to you.
As our love blossoms and deepens, we create
an abundant space to shower you with our love.

And in the night, my dreams open to you.
For the beautiful boy I hold, I hope
for freedom, for joy, for love, and for an open soul to the world.


  1. Hey friends! So glad you started a blog! Although we live probably the closest by of the 'far away people' it is great to see photo's and video's. He is growing so fast and we don't want to miss anything! I got teary eyed reading your poem, how beautiful.. Also loved to see the video of the bath and almost smiles. Looking forward to see you soon. Lots of love, Janneke

  2. Thanks for your comment on my blog. Not ready yet..my sewing machine broke :( Sparks and smoke was coming out! But I'm going to buy a new one soon (not one from 1927 anymore). Adios! Welcome to the blog world and kiss for the little man.