Cracked

broken bird egg shell

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ~ Kahil Gibran We’ve all heard that old saying, “what does not kill me, makes me stronger.” I do believe that. So much so that I had it permanently inked on my body. Still, there are days when I want to find the […]

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A force of nature

pine seedling growing from dead tree stump

“Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.” ~ Samuel Johnson When every thing is taken from us, when our lives are a barren wasteland, when all seems lost… still we rise. Our roots run deep, our will is indomitable, our spirit is indestructible. We will rise […]

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Glint of light

sunset reflection through window screen

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ~ Anton Chekhov I had to come to the brink of shattering completely before I found my strength. Gossamer-thin fissures crisscross my whole being. You can’t see them unless I’m standing in the Light, then I am ablaze in […]

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