Discovering your voice

By |2018-03-02T16:32:27-06:00July 1st, 2015|

“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split wide open.” Muriel Rukeyser, poet, feminist, political activist What does it mean to discover and use your voice? What [...]

Your true voice

By |2018-03-02T18:57:51-06:00June 12th, 2012|

To speak the truth--it is a Christian value, arguably. And yet, many of us are afraid to say what's in our hearts, hesitant to reveal ourselves too completely. We have learned, over the years, whether [...]

Speaking up

By |2011-10-17T20:30:28-05:00October 17th, 2011|

Poet Muriel Rukeyser concluded one of her powerful poems about women and art by writing these oft-quoted words: "What would happen in one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open." [...]

Not a farm wife…

By |2011-09-20T18:05:49-05:00September 20th, 2011|

Just a helpful warning: the quickest way to poison your creativity and hush your voice is to wander into the miry clay of comparison. I'm blogging at Redbud Writers Guild today. Here's a taste of [...]

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