Tag Archives: courage

FMM 4 6 18 Your Discomfort Zone

“Some women fear the fire, Some women simply become it..” r.h.sin. It is not always easy to remember who you were before parents, society, the church, school, changed you.  We who grew up before the ability to capture every moment of every day; before we could broadcast every first smile and each cute pose; before […]

FMM 1 20 17 Sense of Adventure

“The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?”~Dorothy Day.  I once got lost in the fog.  England used to be famous for its fog – ‘pea-soupers’ they used to call them.  Fog so thick you could […]

FMM 12 4 15 Life Goes On

“A woman is like a tea-bag: you don’t know how strong she is  until you put her in hot water” ~Eleanor Roosevelt.  One day recently my mother wondered out loud: “How did I get such strong daughters?”   I am not sure what had prompted this comment, but I could only reply: “Look who raised us!”  […]

FMM 4 26 13 More flowers than bombs

‘No more hurting people’ ~Martin Richard, age 8.   It is easy to fall into the trap of believing that evil rules the world. We have recently been bombarded with images of loss of life and limb at the hands of a couple of young men, and an explosion in a fertilizer plant which killed […]