The contractions of childbirth
Like a lot of people, my husband and I have struggled financially for the last four years. We’ve lost jobs, clients, income, our retirement accounts, personal savings. We’ve been in an extended period of contraction.
When I look around, I see that we’re not alone. As many as 99% of us are also experiencing contraction. However, as a mother, I can say with certainty, I’ve been here before, and difficult as they may be, contractions are the good news because they mean the baby’s coming. Contraction are the earthquake of childbirth. The old world is crumbling; its time is up. A new world is being born, and we, the ones who have longed for it, are its birthing mothers.
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