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Momentary Clarity

The Moment of Suppression

I am sitting in the rocking chair, swaying back and forth as I rock the baby to sleep.  Muffled voices float out of the boys’ room as Daddy reads them…
Momentary Clarity

The Moment of Impulsivity

I hear their voices as I clean the supper dishes off of the table. They are breathless, excited voices squealing with delight in the backyard. I glance out the window…
Momentary Clarity

The Moment of Revelation

I am cleaning up the table after feeding one baby and five toddlers their afternoon snack.   The table is clean, the dishes are in the dishwasher, the floor is swept,…
Momentary Clarity

The Moment of Disobedience

They race ahead of me, kicking up dust as they go. “Stop at the road!” I call. They hear me, but choose to keep racing anyway. I repeat myself more…