Monthly Archives: November 2010

It was Rachmaninoff, and I cried…

miss america crown

I often get asked what my perspective on pageants are, now that it’s been almost 7 years since I held a title…

SUCH a loaded question.

Looking back, I see my pageantry path as one of Divine Tutoring.  Really.  It held amazing value in learning about beauty, articulation, carriage and refinement.  I have been able to meet incredible women of all ages whom I’ve had the opportunity to coach and mentor, “judge” and direct – women who have taught me priceless lessons about Life and myself.  Hard lessons.

Pageants taught me that all women have an innate need – not just desire, but need – to have our beauty and voices honored and celebrated.

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Every Woman’s Pain

Ok, so it’s been over a MONTH since I’ve posted.  So sorry…have detached from writing to heed other calls.  Pleasantly surprised to note that there were almost 500 reads on my last post, “Those Who Hunger.” 🙂  Please keep reading, friends!

Yesterday – Saturday – was one of the most powerful and rewarding days of my “life mission” work ever…   I have been in Arizona all weekend, teaching at my friend Sarah’s home in Gilbert.  I conducted an essential oils and “self nurturing/empowerment for women” workshop on Fri night and offered coaching sessions to anyone who was interested that next day, since I knew I had it open before the workshop would resume that evening. 

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