The Ways of Learning

Knowledge was inherent in all things. The world was a library… -Chief Luther Standing Bear   Every living thing in the universe must learn. This means you, me your pets, the squirrel in the snow, everything. We all learn form our surroundings and our elders. To have knowledge is to survive. To learn is to…

The Ways Of The Land

In art class at school, we had a holiday party. Everyone brought in food and we exchanged presents. We gave our presents to our “secret snowman”. My gift was a book, a¬†wonderful book titled “The Wisdom of the Native Americans.” I will be sharing what I learn with you as I read quotes from famous…

Be Yourself

People expect women to be perfect. Beautiful. Long straight hair, thick eyelashes, no blemishes. But that is not the real world. We are all imperfect and that is what makes us perfect. You don’t have to wear makeup if you dont want. You dont have to conceal yourself or straighten your hair if that is…

Transformations

There comes a point in a girl’s life when she is no longer a girl. She changes. She goes into a cocoon. Then she emerges as a woman, a butterfly. I used to be an innocent caterpillar. I was happy and carefree. I did well in school but hated math. The math workbook was awful.…

The past few days

I have been called many terrible things by different people. For a while I believed all of the terrible things they said about me. Now that I know berrer, I will not let that myself have that aweful self image. Coward. Slut. Worthless. Useless. Bitch. Whore. Those are only some of the things that the…