Tag Archives: writing

Perspective can change our belief system wholly and completely. We can even take on a different perspective to fight jealousy. August 13

Slaying My Green-Eyed Monster

When our air conditioner broke, we had to turn the air off for a few hours. It happened to be one of the hottest, most humid days Chicago has seen in a while. As I was coming into the house from outside, I felt the cool relief of our well-insulated home. The humidity was gone […]

July 30

Sex, Writing and Rock & Roll

  You know when it’s good. The hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Your skin tingles with excitement. Your head is buzzing, humming with anticipation. You feel everything with increased intensity. You feel alive. Electric. You don’t want it to end. The intensity of the moment washes over you, leaving you exhilarated. […]

April 02

The Secret: Part Deux

In Your Roots, Secrets Lie On Monday, I introduced you to the main character of Order of Seven, Devi Bennett, in a way that I hope was both mental and visceral. If you missed it, go here. Eighteen-year-old Devi Bennett is surrounded by mysteries: her unknown heritage, a recurring dream about an African tribal ceremony, […]

June 26

What We’re Doing, And How We’d Like YOU To Be Involved

‘The Sisterwives’ is what happens when nine women decide that alone they are enough, but together they are stronger. We began as a support group on Facebook. A safe haven to check in throughout the day. To find support. To post our joys, our sadness, our triumphs and our pain.   It was a little miracle. […]

June 23

Who we are, and how we came to be

We met, as people in the Blogosphere are wont to do, via happenstance, serendipity and mutual friends. In one corner of the Universe, Samara and Jennie had become enchanted with one another’s words, and declared each other “Sisterwives.” In other corners of the Universe, in spite of the Atlantic Ocean, Lizzi and Beth were having […]