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.

the cornerstone or something…

the main building block –the supreme concrete slab –the cornerstone – whatever the heck you call the big strong thingthat your foundation rests on…or that IS your foundation… more and more i am convinced, for me,it’s the idea of ‘seeing clearly.’seeing OURSELVES clearly. it’s an idea i read about last yearand have fallen deeper and…

back in the swing of dreams!

didn’t think it’d be so hardto get back in the swing of my dreams.i mean,i used to be incredibly goodat working with them.but ahem… then i stopped. and it’s been hard to find my way back. finally, finally i feel like i’m making some progress. last nite’s gave me this gem – be intentional about…

‘being alive takes time’*

*that wonderful line comes from the end of saturday’s entry in mark nepo’s ‘the book of awakening.’(and yeah, i got a few days ahead of myself!) i love that thought as it seems to methat learning how to live – be alive –sure is taking me a lotta time.and this made me think ‘oh good….

and that’s okay…

i got a lesson this morningin what may seem a bit ofa strange way…okay, in a TOTALLY strange way. when i went to sleep last nite,i set my alarm nice and early.i had some stuff i wanted to attend to on my walk. i planned to get into a good conversationwith my imaginary friends and…

going where you have to go…

more than once i have gone in directionsthat scare me.but i knew i had no choice.i had to go. now, i’m thinking that should happenfairly frequently if we’re to actually do some real growing. and that maybe we should welcome those times. who knew?i sure didn’t. something i untangled once tho was that my fear…

find a way to tap it!

i had the most amazing conversationwith my inner crone this morning. i don’t know how it happens.i just think of her, and there she is.the 300 year old terri who has so much wisdomto share and just always seems to tell mejust what i need to hear. i realize not everyone is going to tap…

moving back

i moved my work space back!back to my window yesterday! it’s some goofy story as to whyi moved away in the first place.just little logistic things made it seemlike a good idea. not. i feel like an entirely new person sitting backwhere i belong – with my window. what was i thinking?! oh, sure, i…