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.

and the quiet came in…

i knew i’d be outta my comfort zone.and i was.i knew it’d throw me off.and it did. but even tho i knew it was coming,and i knew why it was here,it didn’t make it any easier. i had been struggling for dayswith seeing something as the good that it was. i could hear the words,…

self love

someone recently asked mewhat was one of the biggest insightsi’ve had in my 58 years here on the planet. cool question, yes? how the heck do you answer that one?(feel free to pop your answer in the comments!) what i came up with was –it’s not just a trite saying – it’s incredibly, deeply true…

thinking about the voices…

i got to thinking about the voicesin my head this morning. i have lots.i was specifically thinking of the negative ones,or the self doubt ones. and i got to thinking about how false they are. which led me to thinking about my ‘inner compass.’i hope everyone knows what i mean by that.and i really hope…

in case you missed it

it’s a beach day for me today! yep!it’s not often i take the day off!and when i do….i relish it! figure this was a good time to shout out aboutour bone sigh arts prime day!yep! if you didn’t hear it yesterday,we have a 40% off sale on four of our matted prints!just to join in…

a moment.

you know how we all have ‘stuff’ in our lives? and you know how some days all the stuff shows up at once?and you feel like each piece of the stuff is sitting on your shouldersand your backand your headjust to make sure that you’re feeling their full weight? well, that was happening. and it…

a quote to share

here’s a good quote for the weekend – i love taking things into the weekend with me.here is my choice this time around. wanted to share so you could take it with you too if you wanted. “You cannot be protected from the things that frighten you and hurt you, but if you identify with…

colors

when i was a kidwe used to travel up ‘north’ to visit family. the thing i loved most about it was thattheir colors were different there.and i loved them.they had the blue spruce.and just blueish greens that made my insides gasp. i always thought that’s just the way it is.‘they’ have got it.‘we’ don’t.and unless…

more on awe.

i noticed somethingon my walk the other day.it had to do with awe. so i’m trying to pay attention to that emotionand allow it in more, right?well, in doing so, i’ve noticed that to open up to it,i have to totally get out of the way.*i* need to disappear. i ‘spose if you asked me,…

you are not alone.

it doesn’t help that i just recentlywatched the movie ‘spotlight.’(again) or that i’m talking to a young womanwho thinks part of her is ‘ugly’ becauseof the abuse that is happening to her. or that i’m watching an older womandestroy her life with addictions and i holdlittle hope that will ever change for her. so when…