Go Slowly: Advice on Writing and Living in 2022

Pearl demands a morning belly scratch

As the days continue to spread their light over more minutes of each new day, the intensity of that light remains gentle. I’ll take that as a message: Go slowly.

Read the full post at Medium.


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Laura Nicole Diamond is the author of Shelter Us: a novelDance with Me: a love letter, and editor of the anthology Deliver Me: True Confessions of Motherhood. She is at work on a memoir about becoming a foster mom to a teenage asylum-seeker. Follow more of her writing on Medium.

5 thoughts on “Go Slowly: Advice on Writing and Living in 2022

  1. Love how dogs enrich your life. Bumper and I often lay together in the early morning. He licks my arms and I rub his soft fur. Your sweet pups are also worth extra morning time.

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