I wanted to take some time out today to express my appreciation for you, the reading audience. Regardless of what place you are on your path, the speed which you travel or the weather along the way it’s your continued drive in completing the journey that uplifts us all.
We have these conversations online so we can make adjustments in the real world. This got me thinking. Would you like to hear about what others are up to? I research public figures to provide examples, but I see regular folks doing extraordinary things every day. Some readers share their achievements via social networks, but not everyone uses them. We talk about change and I think it would be nice to congratulate each other for our progress.
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“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
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I’ve been jamming to the 2007 remake of ‘A Cause Des Garcons’ by French group YELLE (who makes for a fun and energetic live show thanks to the near all-teen audience jumping up and down for an hour or so).
I was just singing along in the bits of French I know but decided to go for a full translation and wow! A matter-of-fact message about some of the angst we women may feel when it comes to the opposite sex.
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No matter what the problem, pray for a miracle…which means asking that your thoughts be changed...which means programming a new experience.
— Marianne Williamson
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“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”
– Pat Conroy
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I’ve been reading a wonderful booklet titled, “Meditations For Women Who Do Too Much” by Anne Wilson Schaef.
Living In Balance
We’ve discussed at length all of the ways black women in particular are forcibly trained to go against human nature to self-sacrifice life and limb for “community”. Many women go overboard and it might be reflected in how they relate to others. Being domineering, pushy or sneakily manipulative instead of straightforward are ways that women try to compensate for abandoning their inherent power or compensating for misplaced priorities.
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