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.

inspiration

i did a super early runto the grocery store. which means it was pretty quiet there.and i got to spend a few extra minutestalking to the woman who checked me out. i knew she had been on a retreatso i asked her how it went. and she filled me in on a couple of the…

well isn’t this perfect.

i know.i know.she’s quoting mark nepo again.forever mark nepo. what can i say? but this one hit so perfectly,i couldn’t believe it.and you know how it goes –had to share it. it’s from ‘things that join the sea and the sky.’‘After a while, the piano parts my tiredness like a veil and I feel possible…

pondering…

so i had a thought this morning.and i posted it on my facebook page. let me just cut and paste it right here – i took a walk this morning. i don’t know where i’ve been, but i was back today. lookin’ at the stars, talkin’ to myself, and bumping into beauty everywhere. there was…

oooOooch.

i don’t think it was a growth spurt.but more like a – back against the wall,you WILL get this lesson, or break – spurt. yeah.that’s what it felt like. no.that’s not right.it didn’t FEEL like that.it just felt like my back was pushed up againsta wall, and i was gonna break. i didn’t realize there…

tea time? coffee break?

so, okay!thought it was time to try this out.gonna do a local meet up next month.wanna join us? and! you wanna see our newest prints?! come check out this month’s newsletter.you can find it there.

home

today’s quote of the day is a quote called ‘home.’it is honestly one of the first bone sighsi ever wrote. it might have been the second?‘i matter’ was the first. at the time, my marriage was falling apart.i wanted a divorce and i knew i was exploding everyone’s lives.i was a stay at home/homeschooling mom…

gently

so i’m a little weary.or maybe more burnt out. whatever it is,it’s just kinda a shut down, close into myself feeling. and while i know it’s from being a bit overdone,and it woulda been nice to catch myself a bit before this point,it’s okay.good, even.cause it’s pushing me to pay attention. and looking at it…

fair is fair

so reading the two marks in the morning.i shared ol’ marcus aurelius yesterday.well, fair is fair.it’s mark nepo’s turn today. it feels perfect for today.when i wonder what could possibly be appropriate to share on the anniversary of 9/11. ‘Oh to realize that light will move throughanything transparent. To stay transparentso the gift can move…

inspirations…

two very different men are inspiringme in the mornings lately… mark nepo and marcus aurelius. two very different marks indeed!mark nepo is a poet thru and thru.his words soothe me.and ol’ marcus aurelius, well my gosh, is so NOT a poet. but i dig his straightforward thinking. i read a little snippet from each of…

full

there’s a lot in my headand my heart right now. full. i am filled with full. the fullness of life. its cycle.and all that cycle holds. the losses and grief.the victories and joy.the getting up and moving forward.the serenity and peace.the struggle and frustration.the whole darn mix of everything. i watch my mind.sometimes it’s in…