Category Archives: Ramblings

No Mrs. Obama I Cannot Answer Your Question

In November 2019 Michelle Obama published her book, “Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice.” The book (a journal) contains over 150 questions designed to help you the reader capture your own voice by reflecting on your personal and … Continue reading

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Nothing In Life Is To Be Feared, It Is Only To Be Understood.

“Midway this way of life we’re bound upon, I woke to find myself in a dark wood, Where the light road was wholly lost and gone. … Then I looked up, and saw the morning rays Mantle its shoulder from … Continue reading

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Life Is Always Moving

“I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.” Narihara I am having kind of an off day today. I certainly am not myself. In fact … Continue reading

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To Our Angels

“It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking … Continue reading

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Blessed To Be Valued As A Woman

“Sometimes I feel quite distinctly that what is inside me is not all of me. There is something else, sublime, quite indestructible, some tiny fragment of the Universal spirit. Don’t you feel that?” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn I read a … Continue reading

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Write Myself Into Well-Being

“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” Carl Jung Last Tuesday my horoscope from my phone app read: “If you have been wondering about your purpose here on earth, today is a great day … Continue reading

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My Corner My Refuge

“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” Virginia Woolf Isn’t that every aspiring writer’s dream regardless of gender? I grew up in a small village in the east of the … Continue reading

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Cheers And Happy New Year

“Man follows earth, earth follows sky, sky follows the way, the way follows nature. Don’t commit actions which go against the basic character of nature, don’t commit acts which should not be committed.” Gao Xingjian The New Year is around … Continue reading

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That Which Is Most Personal

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a writer. I loved books and paper and pens. I loved to read books and create stories in my head. I loved to collect pens and pencils and journals and … Continue reading

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Sweetest Times Simple Pleasures

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.” Carl G. Jung In one of my earlier blog posts Try … Continue reading

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