We must stop the myth that all homo sapiens mothers love their children.
I have huge objections to the declaration of some people as saints, as I know from experience that one person's saint is another's sworn enemy. This was the case with me and my mother.
The worst part of parenting, for me, was the pressure to be perfect. Fathers don't live with the many reasons their children will, them, reject.
I’ve said it often and written about it many times- In childbirth, I learned that I was capable of more than my mind could wrap itself around.
What can one woman do in the great "god" discussion, When, forever, the writings have been controlled by men? We must meditate on our ancestral sense of the sacred,
Maya Angelou “If I have a monument in this world, it is my son. Raising a child, especially a son, is like carving a monument detail by detail”
I have the privilege of being a guest of a woman that I call my Mountain Mama, even though I only met her seven years ago.
I knew when I had my first child that I was an unfit mother. I had been told all my life by the women who knew me best that I was unfit for anything.
I beg of you, please share your spirits in your journals where I will continue posting in mine. Some of these may be old and some new.
Everyone in the world has a different perception about what a "Hero" is. A hero is someone who inspires you, protects you and believes in you.