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Freed Soul, Lost Body

Freed Soul, Lost Body

I am not of this earth

I died long ago

My soul escaped my body

When I came of age

The day I lost my innocence… 197 more words


Honest Injuns*: Policing Native Identity in the Wake of Rachel Dolezal

One of the most common questions I receive from readers is how to check their lineage for Native American ancestry.

There are a few companies now that – for a pretty penny – will search your DNA for ethnic markers and give you a sort of roadmap of percentages. 3,297 more words

Wracking My Noggin...

{MS} Whip-cracking Away! 

Did you ever get bad news? Do you remember the few moments when you saw the face of the person who was about to tell you something you didn’t want to hear? 512 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

"We are Americans!"

“We are Americans, too” is a phrase that I have heard many Mexicans defiantly say; and they are absolutely right.

Before I came to Mexico I always thought that the term “I’m an American” was synonymous with somebody who is a citizen of the United States of America. 683 more words


Double Goddess: Hold On To Your Sisters

All is beautiful. Her smile. Her eyes. Her smell. I am her, and she is me.

What is a Double Goddess? An ancient icon, an archetype that represents the sacred potential of female bonding, whether between mother and daughter, teacher and student, friends, or sisters. 235 more words


Your Daughter: What NOT to tell her about her body

I came across this beautiful article when a friend had shared it on facebook.

I had to share it with you.

What I love most about it is how simple it is. 185 more words

That Ain't Your Mama!

That ain’t your mama…If I had a nickel for every time I was told this, from as early as I can remember, I would be one wealthy woman.   740 more words