NO LIMITS: Cynthia’s Audacious 55th Birthday Dream

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By Cynthia Cavanaugh | Twitter: @cavcynthia When I was a little girl, I used to dream about what my life would be like at 20, 30, 40, 50 and beyond. I later learned that my dreaming translated into being defined as a visionary person–someone who is “given to audacious, highly speculative, impractical ideas and schemes, […]

Practicing Resurrection

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It is Easter Monday and only two weeks have cycled since my mother passed away. It’s interesting how time can hang motionless and unwavering with one breath while, just as easily, it can slip through your fingers like so many grains of sand. These days I find myself stretched between both phenomena. I am both […]

A Chorus of Strong Women

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“I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.” –Audre Lorde I went through a horrible divorce. Horrible. It was my […]

More Than We Think We Are

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When I was a kid, I wanted to grow into the kind of person who would stop and look into the dark eyes of the clerk at the corner store and wish him a good morning – sincerely. Yes, he was a racial minority and yes, my fears spoke up to remind me that he […]

Keep The Earth Below My Feet

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We met at the ungodly hour of 7:30 in the morning. The class was Biology. I was all of 19 years old and every bit as perky as you’re guessing. It was my second year of college, but I was in a new place, having transferred to an alternative campus in Maryland, far away from […]