What She Said….

Originally posted on April 24, 2015… Today, it’s a link to this article, something I would have loved to have written, but Courtney E. Martin already wrote it.    Thanks Courtney.  You are awesome. xo, Gayle Listening in the Cracks BY COURTNEY E. MARTIN (@COURTWRITES),  ON BEING COLUMNIST I get to a small town in Indiana just 15 … Continue reading What She Said….

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver

Originally posted on April 23, 2015… Like Kwan Yin, (the Buddhist Goddess of Compassion) I hear the suffering of the world.  I do what I think I can, volunteer work, starting and facilitating some women’s groups, supporting good causes, signing petitions, voting, random acts of kindness…  It never feels like enough. Maybe I need to … Continue reading Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver

“…and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” —Anais Nin

I don’t think I’m alone in feeling the desire, No! the Need to be more expansive than I’ve taken my self to be in the past, to take more risks, to not be so afraid of others’ judgements, to not feel boxed in by previously imposed labels that in the past I accepted. I also … Continue reading “…and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” —Anais Nin