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  The process of maturing is an art to be learned, an effort to be sustained. By the age of fifty you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth. ~Marya […]

I see “Begin Again” as an ideal theme for this season. We have the supreme opportunity now in the autumn of our midlife to begin again. How shall we reinvent our Selves? What new programs, projects and passions are on […]

Betsy DeVos < be ashamed! Be VERY ashamed! Dr. Maria Montessori was born in the provincial town of Ancona, Italy in 1870, the same year that it became a unified, free nation. The energy of that confluence permeated her personality, […]

By Molly Fisk Well, I seem to be having a mid-life crisis. I hoped to avoid this by staying very busy in the middle of my life, which was around age 37. Even though many Baby Boomers pretend middle age […]

The Queen’s Court is a gathering of sovereign women of a certain age — our dear peers — who graciously offer information, guidance, inspiration and encouragement to each other. We Queens know what we know. And we know a great […]

Listen to your Fairy Godmother’s advice Take personal responsibility. While it would be nice to clean up our messes and issues with one wave of her wand, we have to be willing to take the journey she invites us on. […]

by Robin L. Silverman I once heard the saying that you could only be sure of two things in life: death and taxes. But when it comes to living soulfully, I can add a third: what you speak is what […]

Dedicated to Our Great Work in the world, and The Cosmic Cowgirls We are a tribe of truth tellers. Revolution makers. Movers and shakers of things that need moving and shaking. Like hips. And old ideas that need shaking off. […]

It is now over ten years since the publication of The Queen of My Self. This anniversary has sparked introspection, provoked evaluation and evoked some amazing memories. Seizing My Sovereignty Back From Hostile Capturers I was, of course, thrilled when […]

Saint Hildegard’s Guide to Becoming a Midlife Powerfrau By Mary Sharratt We live in a youth-obsessed culture. The cosmetic industry pushes wrinkle creams and hair dye on us while celebrities resort to Botox and surgery to preserve an illusion of eternal […]