on finding vocation, and new paths of love, in hard circumstances:
more–and I’m really glad this fairly cheerleading piece did address the difficulties faced by kids who go through a lot of transitions. That’s something I’ve never heard intentional community members etc discuss, and I wonder why not. Link via Ratty.
When Kimberly Taylor separated from her husband three years ago, she and her daughter, Amelia, stayed in the marital home — a four-bedroom house in Woodbridge, Va., with a finished basement and a huge back yard. It was a lot of square-footage and a financial strain. But rather than downsize, Taylor decided to fill it with someone she could relate to: another single mom.
She placed an ad in Craigslist — “Mother w/awesome child seeks same” — and was inundated with responses.