Being with real people who warm us, who endorse and exalt our creativity, is essential to the flow of creative life. Otherwise, we freeze. Nurture is a chorus of voices both from within and without that notices the state of a woman’s being, takes care to encourage it, and if necessary, gives comfort, as well. I’m not certain how many friends one needs, but definitely one or two who think your gift, whatever it may be, is pan de cielo, the bread of heaven. Every woman is entitled to an Allelujia Chorus.
–Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who Run With the Wolves.
This quote comes from a favorite book from long ago, when I trained to become an art therapist…. I am thinking of all women today, and hoping that it resonates somewhere in your heart…
A beautiful week to you….you are all my ‘bread of heaven’….namaste