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Why Not?

“My mother sacrificed her freedom at the altar of security. She paid the price in shame.”

My mother wrote this line about my grandmother. I look up and back to the prior generations and see reflections of my rebellion. 400 more words

Women

Is this how you feel too?

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer -One of my all-time favorite poems!

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. 397 more words

Dear Readers

Mountain Dreamer

You ask where I’m going and I point to the hills
You want to know why I won’t stay
But when I show you the journey inside my heart… 122 more words

Matters Of The Heart

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“It doesn’t interest me who you know or how you came to be here. I want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me and not shrink back. 56 more words

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“I want to know if you can see beauty even when it’s not pretty, every day, and if you can source your own life from its presence. 35 more words

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“I want to know if you can be with joy, mine or your own, if you can dance with wildness and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes without cautioning us to be careful, to be realistic, to remember the limitations of being human. 53 more words

796 days to go | 55/365

“It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon. I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain! 28 more words