Category Archives: friendship

Maya & Maxine: Women Who Dared to Disturb the Universe

 Women of Words:Women of Substance Last week, the world said goodbye to two notable women of letters; Maya Angelo and Maxine Greene. These two women were trailblazers who dared to disturb the universe and for that I am forever grateful. … Continue reading

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Sacred Landscape

  Mapping My Interior Landscape Poetry is the response to the creative journey I have undertaken to trace my roots and feed that thirst that begs to be salved. I am walking with my daughter, our hands clasped together, and … Continue reading

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The Dream Is The Truth

  How are you investing in yourself?  It’s Time to Sparkle & Shine! “The dream is the truth,” stated Zora Neale Hurston so many years ago. The words of this iconic African American writer remind us that the things we … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Praise: Saluting Women of Strength, Courage & Creativity

We Are Every Woman! By Charmaine Wade Perry Happy International Women’s Day to all the strong, powerful women who have struggled to make ends meet while being a single parent. Women who have been victimized, abused, neglected, lied about, sexually … Continue reading

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How Are You Fulfilling Your Creative Dream?

How are you fulfilling your creative dream? What does your deepest creative longing look like?  There is often heartache in the discrepancy between the mythic journey we have set for ourselves and the real life journey we experience in waking … Continue reading

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Where Are You On Your Path?

February Brings A Gentle Reminder to Cultivate & Nourish  Along the path, we tap into the collective roots of family and friends and learn ways to transform challenges and disappointments into opportunities and celebrations! February always takes a front row … Continue reading

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What Empowers You?

What Empowers You?                Paseros: Marva & Margaret Celebrations! I am committed to celebrating the bonds of friendship. I see this as my estate of great wealth. In particular, I believe that my circle … Continue reading

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Send My Roots Rain

Send my Roots Rain The  morning after the accident on Florida’s I -95, I found myself browsing my book shelf for my volume of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poetry. Something deep within spoke to me and sent me searching for this … Continue reading

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And I Shall Find Peace There [Yeats]

The Circle of Life: Searching for Peace on the Continuum The third week in September, I joined with friends from my childhood to celebrate the 50th birthday anniversary of a dear friend. We kicked up our heels, danced the night … Continue reading

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Dancing With My Daughter by Marva McClean

The mother –daughter relationship is known to be one of the most complex and often explosive of relationships. It can also be empowering and life affirming; a bond that can build bridges and lay the foundation for generations to come. … Continue reading

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