Fanning the fire midweek, we are tossing you a spontaneous quote, question, or conundrum related to Monday’s post. We invite to you riff on this prompt. Or, take a walk on the wild side, and share a story of wisdom, hilarity, or heartbreak to spark further conversation about the path of motherhood. This is a space to talk amongst ourselves—so gather round the hearth, warm your hands, and bare your soul.

joy n.


1. Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness 2. A source or an object of pleasure and satisfaction 3. Children with chicks and chocolate ice cream.


How would you define joy today?