The Heart: Mother Part III

http://youtu.be/a4tD8dy9Reg “For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.” ― Cynthia Occelli It can be a challenge to connect so deeply with the dark that one forgets thatContinue reading “The Heart: Mother Part III”

Acquiescence of Suffering: Mother Part II

A Follow Up to “Mother” “Beautiful” played this morning as I drove to work in tears. It seems to be my attempt at balance in this time of deep and painful introspection while I clear.  After writing this post, I began to feel relief as I recognized that this clearing that I am doing rightContinue reading “Acquiescence of Suffering: Mother Part II”

Mother

Crying babies held to breast in love, Easy to care for physical needs. Eat, sleep, change, hold and then just repeat. As they grow, their needs start expanding, Teaching, learning, much to discerning, Mom feeling her own wounds more clearly. Her faith in the unseen comes and goes, Feeling, being, becoming open. In healing childhood heart’sContinue reading “Mother”

Submitting to Femininity Part I: Into the Pink

From Steel to Mercury As I have long considered the feminine to be weak, I have consistently drawn upon my inner Animus or masculine seed when in need of strength. It has become my habit to use a steely “take no prisoners” attitude of will and strength to exert myself in the world on aContinue reading “Submitting to Femininity Part I: Into the Pink”

A Mother’s Love

Nurturing, a mother’s protection. Keeping them safe from harm. Wrapping them in loving arms. fretting when sleeping with fevered dreams. A prayer for their pain to be taken away. A wish it were mine before theirs. My kisses can help, now. Sad to think about when that changes. So for now, I love them withContinue reading “A Mother’s Love”

Water & Women

Many women poets and writers carry the water theme. Perhaps we are magnetically drawn to one another here on WP due to our similarities in personalities. While this is part of it, I believe there is more to it than that. As women we are vessels, living chalices created to carry life. Without water, weContinue reading “Water & Women”

Unraveling the Stigma: Bipolar Disorder

this post might just hurt the most. unraveling the truth from the perception is causing me quite a bit of misconception and even more fear of the repercussions. i can no longer deny my dna, it came up just the other day. knowing the oddity, when i recognized the new pattern, my new habits ofContinue reading “Unraveling the Stigma: Bipolar Disorder”

A Different View of Motherhood: A Letter From a Mother to a Mother-To-Be

~~~ Dear Expecting Friend, Congratulations! You’re expecting to bring a new life into the world in just a few months. This is such an exciting time filled with potential, and I’m sure some worry, too! From now on, you will be receiving advice, sometimes from strangers. I am going to impose upon you for aContinue reading “A Different View of Motherhood: A Letter From a Mother to a Mother-To-Be”

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