Fanning the fire midweek, we are tossing you a spontaneous quote, question, or conundrum related to Monday’s post. We invite you to riff on this prompt or share a story—heartbreaking or hilarious—to spark further conversation about the path of motherhood.

Nothing more beautiful than to witness your child absorbed in his natural state–no thoughts, no mind, total presence.  My friends Lina and Arjuna shared with me these incredible photos of themselves and their son Jay Jay.

When do you notice your child most at peace? In the water? In the forest? Holding your hand? Share a time when you noticed your child in a state of absorption…