Friday, August 6, 2010


There's something about rainbows - something magical that makes me view them always through the eyes of a child - something that fills my mind with symbols of unity in diversity, faith in science, beauty in logic, hope in despair... all those falling droplets, all those splitting rays... and soon my youngest son will be going away. He's leaving home for his first grown-up job, first apartment, first time filling in forms on his own. My thoughts wander refracted into a rainbow all their own. Hold him tight enough to let him go. Love him well enough to set him free. Care deeply enough to trust. Then trust enough to pray.

It seems almost fitting now that my first eBook's called Refracted - perfect timing that its release should coincide with my need to let go. My youngest son flies the nest just as my scripted baby goes live...

Refracted, by Sheila Deeth
The story of a man who gets lost in time and can't remember what he's looking for.


Laura Eno said...

Congrats and the best of luck!

Kathryn Magendie said...

How exciting! Will have to purchase my own copy :-)

and also, how poignant with your other news of your child leaving 'the nest'-

life is a funny thing