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I saw you while you watched your love But a moment it was, a glance I seized like a common thief, snapping a photo without permission. As soon as I did, guilt left me stricken. You’re an opportunist, I thought, Always sniffing out the raw, the real, Feathe
bookmark_terry · 671 days ago

I am reprinting several articles I wrote in the late 80s and early 90s. All of these are true stories. In fact, the things that happened to me, chose my life's mission--to fight against all kinds of violence against women, in particular, rape, incest and t
bookmark_terry · 875 days ago

The truth about me is that I tuned in to Oprah’s Life Class for a few minutes today.  The challenge that impaled my chest only one minute in was, Are you addicted to your story? Impaled my chest? Yes, I’m a super-sensitive person so bristles sprang up
bookmark_terry · 908 days ago

  I will be your friend always, no gaps, no forgettings. Not until the mountains are worn away, and the rivers are nothing but sand and rocks, not until it thunders and lightning comes in winter or until it snows in the summer, or until heaven and earth ar
bookmark_terry · 922 days ago

Today I feel like a ghost who is destined to lug a hundred pounds of chains around for eternity. Okay. Not really, but I am that pale.   Yes. I have had a bit of a bug the last few days. Exhaustion. However, I’ll power through it. I have books to read,
bookmark_terry · 927 days ago

As February rounds the bend, I'm surprised at how eager I am for spring.  To me, there really hasn't been a winter.  As I say that, I'm projecting pleading eyes upon the screens of everyone who is tasting brittle cold at this moment.  Forgive me.  I've
bookmark_terry · 942 days ago

Freeing myself from within is a huge job for me.  I have been working on it, on different levels, for decades. Still, I find comfort in words that, at once, reveal and guide me through the seemingly endless maze. This poem always helps stoke my inner power
bookmark_terry · 949 days ago

  After my last blog entry, I felt a bit disappointed in myself.  This is because I could not discuss change without giving voice to the inner struggles I have around it. I will say more about that in future because I am sure I am not the only woman dealin
bookmark_terry · 965 days ago

Our place is buzzing with excitement about Changing the World in 2012.  We're up every morning supping on a special green drink, much like the one Dr. Oz recommends.  We jog in the living room and do push-ups. Yes! We are amped to do our part in this New Y
bookmark_terry · 979 days ago

  Thank you for allowing me good housing, warmth, ample food, healthcare and good health.   Thank you for my eyes and having the ability to see without them. Thank you for my ears and not needing them to hear.   Thank you for the gift of intuition, compass
bookmark_terry · 993 days ago

I love to talk about giving and receiving.  It is something about which I am always interested. There is nothing more rewarding to be a part of, whether done as a group effort or by oneself.  Often, I have had the privilege of being in the right place at t
bookmark_terry · 1040 days ago

  I'm a woman on the verge because two seven-year-old cats rule my home. In addition, my assertive move to combat this fiasco is to get four fluffy kitten wonders to help shift the power balance, to infuse some clear reasoning on the subject. A few more fu
bookmark_terry · 1111 days ago

  When I think about women who are leaders, I cannot help but think of those who are famous and get lots of attention for their works. Since they do not need any focus, I like to remember the living and breathing women whom the public does not know, and ma
bookmark_terry · 1141 days ago

  On July 5, 2011, many people, including myself, were shocked to hear the words “Not Guilty” resonate in an Orlando courtroom at the Casey Anthony murder trial. Despite our need or desire to put the puzzle together, we will never know what really happene
bookmark_terry · 1170 days ago

In the years since writing this, I am proud to say that not only can I still refrain from breaking into song in local cafes, but I'm also now tackling, head-on, each barrier to my goals. ************ I get in Psychology and Women Studies classes the st
bookmark_terry · 1174 days ago
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