I know who Taylor Swift is, not because Carole King is one of her role models. It's because my granddaughters "love" her. I'm not one of Taylor's admirers, but I am one of her 90 million Twitter followers because I'm curious to read what she's communicating with her fans.
One of my hopes, I have many, is that women claim their space in roles of influence and move us away from endless wars and greed. Women near and far continue to express this sentiment.
When the world feels dark and indifferent, how can we add light? When I feel most helpless to make a positive difference questions arise. Is my presence on Earth making a difference to anyone or anything?
Today is a difficult period, but also a time of incredible promise. When the pain keeps coming, it's easy to believe it will never end, especially when we carry a three-pound brain that latches onto bad news and conspiracy theories. In the eighth-month of each pregnancy, my mind started whispering that walking around like a penguin for the rest of my days was my karma for previous lives’ misdeeds.