Brick Wall

Written in the Spring of 2015   I feel like I keep hitting my head on a brick wall. I show up. I smile, I lean in. I ask questions. I listen. I respond. I share. I ask more questions. I laugh. I tease. I am genuinely interested in knowing more, uncovering those unique bits … Read more

When Men Are Pigs

When men are pigs, what choice do women have? There are many choices including oinking back. For me, I know that often my choice has been to let go of myself so that I can keep some semblance of a man/pig in my life and doing so without acknowledging or confronting the lousy choice I just made for me.

Your Bags Came Packed

Your bag came packed to my door.

You offered several choices

And by the time you walked through

The contents was opened and relinquished

Unneeded on the floor.

Holding Still, Diamond Reflection

The holding still while staying open is incredibly difficult. I wake to feel kisses on the back of my neck and the warm breath of Him. But this is a Him that has not yet physically appeared in my life.

Sixteen Great Big Quotes

These are sixteen of Cheryl’s favorite bigger quotes from Kissing Frogs, Goddess Emerging: In this moment, I choose me. In this moment, I will stand with me and allow me to move forward. Whatever brought me to this point is nowhere as important as what I choose in this moment to take me forward into … Read more

Eighteen Great One Liners

These are some of Cheryl’s favorite One-liners from Kissing Frogs, Goddess Emerging: Never give up on myself and what I want. No good comes otherwise. My online dating mantra became: Make it real, quick! Who knew! Bad sex in a cheap hotel with a stranger does not end in personal ruin. When you are trying … Read more

Creeping White Lies

Have you ever had a profound moment of clarity squeeze through in just one heart beat?? The kind of instant awareness in which something gnawing at you breaks free and springs into your consciousness without warning?? You catch your breath realizing, “Oh! My goodness! Of course!”? Clarity emerges.? In that one heartbeat, you feel yourself … Read more