International Women's Day Story: A Labor of Love

When I was pregnant with my son, I experienced some of the happiest moments of my life--a calmness I hadn’t known before, a complete peace with my surroundings.  I knew it was not me.  It was my baby’s energy, emitting from him.  I felt possessed of an inner knowledge that all was out of my control.  Ah, such relief to hand over my life and its greater things -- like love and luck -- to something larger than me. ...more