Image   I am so happy that I have not lost the joy of writing.  I don’t mean just sitting in front of a computer or iPod tapping out my thoughts with the luxury of cutting, pasting and editing in a flash. There is something incredibly special about holding a pen in my hand and letting the spirit flow from the Master, through my body and then out through my fingers into this instrument — landing beautifully on a blank page as the launching pad for my personal thoughts and life experiences. I love to journal a thought or feeling then go back a year or several years later to re-experience the feelings I had in that past moment. I have learned so many lessons about myself in having done that.

Just as the art of reading is slowly dying in this instant/drive through world of ours, so too is the art of REALLY writing — yes – on a piece of paper with a pen or a pencil. I admit that being a BOOMER I am an “Old School” kinda girl.  I love old houses with real character – not those big boxes that are thrown up in a couple of months with faux bricks on its face. Real molding and real wood floors are a WOW factor for me.  As in REAL writing – it’s about character and strength and about using the full body experience to transfer thoughts from my inner out to the world. I still write letters and send cards and love just as much to receive a letter or card in the mail — being able to hold a friends energy in my hand for a long while.

I trust that our beautiful world will not become automated to the point that we no longer are able to truly feel the spirits of each other – through conversation (not texting), through touching (not Facebook), through “writeful” communication that so swiftly is becoming a lost art.  I am holding on to it as tightly as I can – even as I sit here plucking away at this cold machine – trying my best to transmit some of my spirit to your spirit on this invisible page.

Thoughts from The TurtleQueen On Writing


Life has provided many challenges that have made me stick my neck out even when I didn't want to, Those experiences have made me strong and resilient, and have allowed me to keep moving towards my goals despite any adversity. These are the wonderful qualities of the turtle. Life's challenges have placed me on the thrown as The Turtlequeen.
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