"We're all just walking each other home." - - Ram Dass

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Wednesday's Woman: Madeleine L'Engle

“It was a dark and stormy night...”

With one common phrase, I was pulled into A Wrinkle in Time with Meg, Charles Wallace and all the others. Madeleine L’Engle opened my 3rd grade eyes to the possibilities of more. Of realities that were not my own. She brought me deeper into my dreams; allowed for my imagination to soar under her gentle leading. She painted the stars for me, drew me into the cosmos held on the back of my hand.

source: wikpedia

20 years later, as I formed within myself the first inklings of “I want to write. Now what?” followed closely by, “Who the hell do I think I am?” I felt at odds with myself, my former realist self was trying desperately to keep tabs on my creative spirit. I was a wife after all, a mother, with a 40-hour-a-week job. What could I offer an already saturated world with my words? ....

 Join me HERE for the rest of my story at my friend Kimberly's place Sperk* 
where every Wednesday she spotlights woman with the fantastic requirements of: "Courage, honesty, authenticity, and humility--any characteristic that speaks to the power of what can happen when we are in touch with our own humanity. She can be famous or unknown. She can be working wonders at home or on a global scale. A Wednesday's Woman inspires."  


  1. Thank you for sharing your writing at Sperk*. You are an inspiration!

  2. Beautiful writing, Tara! Love your thoughts on writing and connectivity.

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    Laurie Collett