When I was young it was a dream of mine to swim with dolphins. I also longed to be a flight attendant and travel and see the world. My first dream of becoming a flight attendant came true in my early twenties, when I found myself flying in Alaska for a commercial airline. I followed my heart and fell in love with a pilot twenty years older than myself. He lived life passionately, and on the edge.
I knew from an early age that I had always lived and had an inner strength and calmness which helped me make the decisions that made my life. I still use this strength in my relationships from kindergarten on, my daily activities; and any new decisions that I have to make. May this sharing of my life be of some benefit to those searching and learning.
My life is shaped mostly by the different places I have lived and the wonderful souls I have met along the way. Moving was not originally in my blood. I lived in the same house until I graduated college. After college till now, my residences have included the east coast, mid west, west and west coast! I have walked many paths.
I often question whether I have passions. I love my friends, I enjoy my chosen careers, but still inquire of myself if I really have passions. Of course I do, and so do you. What lights us up? What causes our cells to dance...give us the goose bumps? Sometimes it is simply in the moments...
In his poem Lost, David Wagoner suggests when you are lost in the forest, stand still and listen. “The forest knows where you are,” wrote Wagoner. “You must let it find you. ”You must stop, listen, and breathe.
Wise Women Awakened is a global circle women in the second half of life for the purpose of sharing their inspiring life stories, experiences, ambitions, bountiful unlimited passions and defining moments with like-minded soul searchers!