A Wise Woman’s Words

There is a brokenness .. out of which comes the unbroken .. A shattered-ness .. out of which blooms the unshatterable.. There is a sorrow beyond grief.. which leads to joy .. and a fragility out of whose depths.. emerges strength .. There is a hollow space too vast for words.. through which we pass... Continue Reading →

“I have a voice”

“I have a voice” says King George VI in one of the pivotal moments of   the movie, The King’s Speech.   Finding one’s voice is imperative to living a whole, balanced and meaningful life.  Many of us, however, have grown up silenced.  How often have you heard or been told: ~ lower your voice ~ you... Continue Reading →

Igniting the Womb Fire

I was born eighteen days past my due date which makes me wonder if I knew what awaited me when I left the womb so stayed in there as long as I could! When you grow up in an abusive home, you quickly learn you can’t trust your own senses. What you see and hear... Continue Reading →

7° Of Wisdom / Welcome To Our Circle

If you’ve ever wished you could sit down with a mother or grandmother – yours or someone else’s - and get their advice or input, here’s your chance to do that. We are seven women – mothers and/or grandmothers - ranging in age from early 20s to early 80s. Between us we have pretty much... Continue Reading →

A Life Crisis?

Something I wrote three years ago and ran across just now: "Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things." -- Jim Rohn A moment of epiphany for me about this was in the early 1990s when I was quite ill... Continue Reading →

Ancient Ways

We have carried the pain of generations in our bones throughout our life the very blood, the most minuscule of particles that makes us this particular woman, remembers all who went before us Too often we have pretended to be fine to please those around us to allow this world to think that everything is... Continue Reading →

The Wise Woman in Me

(this was a prompt from one of the wise women in my Writer's Circle) The wise woman in me often wishes I would pay more attention to her. She speaks to me in words at times but more often in feelings - in powerful intuitions about what is going on in my world in my... Continue Reading →

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