Home // Articles posted by Natalie Trust

When these are the days of, Let this cup pass.

I strolled, aimless through the boutique. I wasn’t looking for anything in particular; I was just wandering, hoping my directionless steps would slow my anxious mind. Truth is, I didn’t really want to be in the store, but at the time, it was easier to be there than confined to the couch or bed. I had

Read more [+]

When Your Life is Out-of-Control During Lent

“We have you checked in, go ahead and take a seat,” she says. But I don’t take a seat. Instead, I pace the small, cramped waiting room, willing my steps to lull my baby girl to sleep or at least to a place of contentment. As I pace, the clinic doors swing open every three

Read more [+]

Dear Scarlett, all I knew to do was to kiss your face ( a letter to my daughter)

Dear Scarlett, I didn’t get to hold you in my arms right after you were born. I’m sorry. It wasn’t supposed to be that way. You were to be pulled from my body, and then placed back on me, a little cocoon on the outside was ready-made and waiting for you; I was so excited

Read more [+]