Women Hold Up Half the Sky

“Never underestimate the power of a woman.”  ~ Nellie McClung Yesterday I was feeling a bit punk after the holiday — tired, restless, missing my family — so I puttered around the house but didn’t do much.  Finally, late in the day I sat down and watched the first half of the documentary, Half the … More Women Hold Up Half the Sky

Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

“One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough.” ~ Hafiz of Persia This is the week we seem to remember the notion of gratitude.  Thanksgiving rolls around and we count our blessings.  We pile food on the table: steaming … More Thankful. Thankful. Thankful.

Comforting My Tiny Princess Self

Your way begins on the other side. Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape. Walk out like someone suddenly born into color. ~ Rumi It’s 4:30 a.m. and I am wide awake before having a single cup of coffee.  I am looking for solace.  I am looking for the switch that can illuminate and … More Comforting My Tiny Princess Self