Finding Sacred Quiet
Story by Melissa Lawlor RN, MSN, CNM, IBCLC
Photo: Courtesy of Laurie Szostak
As I sit in my office trying to find words to put to paper, I am surrounded by noise. Outside my office window, a motorized leaf blower powers away the fallen maple-seed pods off my patio. My middle son is welding in the workshop, creating sparks with grinders and clanging metal together. My youngest son starts up his dirt bike and “power bands” across the yard into the woods.