I Once had a lover

I once had a lover An elegant dark skinned man. A radiant man. A man who knew his mind. A man who knew his body. A man who knew my body. We were more friends than lovers, but impressive lovers when those moments flowed. He invited me to celebrate his 40th birthday which started in…

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I visited the Gold Hill, Colorado museum yesterday and a 65-year-old man came in with his 87-year-old mother who was visiting from Arizona. Both were in phenomenal physical condition. You’d have to be in order to be hiking around up here at 9K ft! They kindly introduced themselves to me. The woman was petite with…

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Finding True Love in Motherhood Living life as a statistic was not easy. I was faced with difficult choices at a young age and societal pressure wasn’t on my side. Throughout high school I was so proud and happy to have a serious boyfriend.  He was my first true love. Our families did not approve of our love: think…

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Learning to Love Intimately In Sanskrit, there are 96 words to describe the word love. In our culture, we tend to throw the word ‘love’ around haphazardly in all different kinds of relationships. What I’ve found is that it is often easy to love, but loving intimately is difficult in the best of times. Intimacy…

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Restoring the Feminine Twenty years ago I left my marriage of fourteen years. I was thirty-five years old and having a mid-life soul searching experience. Ending a marriage and the image of the ideal family wasn’t easy for me. Yet I knew it was the right thing to do, or should I say it was…

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I Almost Forgot to Be a Mom When I finally felt grown up enough to become a mom I was 44 years old and still single. I’d spent my youth chasing my dream to be famous and even though I’d had countless adventures and a few brushes with fame the price I paid was putting off…

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Self Care as the Way to Truly Care for Others I don’t know about you, but for me the word nurturing has not been a huge part of my vocabulary. That is, until I became involved with The Woman’s Network. After listening to Lois’ vision about how we nurture each other by coming together and…

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