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When I began this journey toward my Self, I was an innocent in many respects. Responsible beyond my years, yet repressed, compressed, regressed, like the tightest pussy willow — the one with the hardest shell — protection for my fuzzy, […]

Remember… Remember when You were born a daughter. you looked up to your mother. you looked up to your father. you looked up to everyone. you wanted to be a princess. you wanted to own a horse. you wanted your […]

By Wendi Knox It’s more about the words we choose and the tone we take when talking to ourselves. In fact, if you start paying attention to the conversations between You and You, you’ll hear things you’d never dream of […]

By Wendi Knox It’s more about the words we choose and the tone we take when talking to ourselves. In fact, if you start paying attention to the conversations between You and You, you’ll hear things you’d never dream of […]

I found this juicy piece in The Australian  By Nikki Gemmell So often in life we love the things we’re not meant to — the question, of course, is what we do about it. Particularly at a time when we’re […]

The word, “cunt,” comes from the name of the ancient Oriental Great Goddess, Kali-Cunti or Kunda, The Yoni of the Universe. In ancient writings the word “cunt” is often interchangeable with that for “woman.” In no way was this meant […]

I have pretty much always had a current love interest, a paramour, an inamorata of the moment in my life. Ever since elementary school, I have been involved in a series of crushes, flirtations, romances, relationships, and marriages of varying […]

Crisis? What midlife crisis? How women are seeing it as a rebirth Forty was once the age we died. But middle age has been redefined for many women By Alana Kirk in The Irish Times Middle age is now being redefined by […]

I have been inundated lately by article, poems and stories about the so-called “Midlife Crisis.” Clearly it is subject very much on the minds of many, many women. Mid Life Crisis: What is it? Is it inevitable? Is it even […]

By Joan Chittister We are a culture of misfits—not because there is anything wrong with us as a people but because we are accustomed to becoming things we aren’t. So, we don’t fit into our own souls. Our schools put […]