Thank you! This is beautiful. Have you read The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk? The elder women in that book are amazing and so very like the women I know from your generation;-) LOVE is the greatest power and it seems that lack of fear and ability yo act beautifully and powergully from love seems to have manifested exceptionally well in so many of you.
There is a lot a things I have done in this period of time. Sixty actually came as quite a shock. I remember my 30th birthday as huge, loud, a sea of faces most of them I knew and some I did not. For me, the realization that all of that is in the past was confusing. Where did it go?
What happened to the women I counseled at the Domestic Violence shelter and Rape Crisis? Why couldn’t I work two jobs and volunteer at the same time? I had done it before, why was I so tired?
Why was my shiny black curly hair streaked with some GREY? Now I am blonde. Someone tells a story and you are laughing and filling in details and someone else mentions that was forty years ago. My heart skips a beat and I say to myself that it can’t be that long…
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