Articles by terri st. cloud


About terri st. cloud

even if our circumstances are different, i believe our emotions are the same...and maybe in sharing the journey in as real and honest a way as we can, maybe we'll help each other grow.

i’m a fan

i’m a jordan peterson fan.i really love the personal responsibilityideas that he offers. he’s gotten a bum rap with the media.so if you’ve heard bad things about him,it might be a good time to both check him out yourself,and maybe rethink how much trust you want to put into the media. he’s quoted and referred…

on my mind

the whole ‘it’s up to us’ thanghas been on my mind a lot lately. i have been doin’ serious inner work for years and years now.and if i stop to really really really think about it,i can see how far i’ve come.(yes, and how far i have yet to go! – but for now,we’re talkin’…

so many ways to listen…

the image and quote above –i posted it really recently. it’s part of my new year’s intentions. to listen more.to learn me more. this morning i stumbled into somethingthat i hope will become a new practice.or…well….part of THIS practice.a sub-practice! i’ve been trying to figure out ‘start’ times for my day.i get up early as…

farewells

a neighbor of minepassed away in december. he lived alone,but has family and friendswho will be taking care of the stuff that he left behind. as far as i know,his most prized possession, by far, was his motorcycle.that was totally his baby. his friends were around the other day loading it up into a trailer.i…

offering love

i sat and thought a bit aboutMLK day this morning.and about the whole idea ofoffering love. while a MLK quote should have come to mind,i gotta laugh –cause one of my quotes did instead.ahem. sorry martin.tho, i’m not.because he is such an inspiration aboutbeing, offering, living love. and the quote i thought of is about…

a way of life or living?

i took a walk this morningand a phrase popped into my head. several times. it was in response to some thinking i was doing.i was thinking about how when i get afraid, i run.maybe not literally run,but more like my thoughts will run and run and run.i won’t slow down enough to ‘be’ with the…

so not a victim

i’m not sure i’m going to be able to sharethe video i saw…if i can, i certainly will.but maybe i just need to describe it. it’s a quick 38 second vid made with a friend’s phone. this friend of mine is one of my heroes.and inspirations. why? because he’s totally not a victim. and if…

upward spirals…

i think i have bumped right intoone heck of a delicious upward spiral!and i am LOVING it. i didn’t even think of that visual til one of my sonsused those words yesterday.and yep! it rang so darn true. i’ve been thinking about it.and i think maybe i’ve bumbled my way into something i want to…

a little perspective

my husband shared this with meover the weekend.i watched it and just couldn’t move. i just watched it again this morning.the same crazy mix of astonishment,total lack of comprehension,wanting to weep,and making an effort to close my jawall at the same time,came over me all over again. it’s just under seven minutes.if you can grab…