Today I mourn; mourning the loss of friends and lovers who no longer fill my days with conversations and connection. Even though I'm learning to ride the ebbs and flows of time passing, today I'm allowing sadness to fill me. I can feel my body shake as I write this. And as I expereince the pain rising and falling, I'm grateful for the willingness to let my body tremble; letting myself feel the visceral depths of emotions as they course through me. I'm able to witness the flee
''I think midlife is when the universe gently places her hands upon your shoulders, pulls you close, and whispers in your ear: I’m not screwing around. It’s time. All of this pretending and performing – these coping mechanisms that you’ve developed to protect yourself from feeling inadequate and getting hurt – has to go. Your armor is preventing you from growing into your gifts. I understand that you needed these protections when you were small. I understand that you believed
The most visible creators I know are those artists whose medium is life itself. The ones who express the inexpressible- without brush, hammer, clay or guitar. They neither paint or sculpt- their medium is being. Whatever their presence touches has increased life. They see and don’t have to draw. They are the artists of being alive.
- Jay Scott #TheSelfFullWoman #SuzanneRockStierle #SuzanneRock #JayScott #RockSDesign #YoungWomenEncircle #ReweavingtheTapestry