Author Archives: femvestige

Seeds of Memory

If I make a wish for my memories to fade on the wisps of a seed taken on the wind, will they find their way on the back of butterfly wings and spread like weeds in someone else’s pasture?

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The Core Self

What incurs a sense of self? An undeniable certainty that we know who we are? Or is it the awareness that we constantly grow and change around a single glowing core? The energy of this core pulsing with the want, … Continue reading

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Resurgence

Remembrance. To look behind and feel a sense of regret is to wallow in the archaic self. A past wrought with choices that cannot be undone or remade. But to look behind and acknowledge, embrace. Feel empathy for our shadow … Continue reading

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Trauma Consciousness

I have been thinking a lot about how I wanted to respond to the conveyor belt of news articles regarding sexual harassment, sex offenders, and the #metoo movement. The climate is shifting, the air is charged with exhilaration and relief, … Continue reading

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No Reservations

A new year, a clean slate; there is real magic in the way one new day out of 365 days turns into a whole new year of possibilities.

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Mindfulness Checklist

It’s Monday and I have that same thought I’ve had for the last several weeks… I have too much to do. When this thought passes through my brain, I find that I am extremely unproductive with my time. I find myself … Continue reading

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Windback Wednesday – The Adoption

Source: The Adoption: A Limerick Memoir   #WindbackWednesday. I wrote this about my adoption, and after speaking with my mother today, felt pretty sentimental. Adoption causes so many thoughts, emotions, identities. Some days I am an only child, and other … Continue reading

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International Women Day

Today as I was walking from my car at the gas pump into the store, a man who was driving by me rolled down his window and made retching sounds like he was going to vomit. He then laughed, rolled … Continue reading

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The Serenity Award

The Serenity Blog Award is awarded to the authors of blogs whose goal is to spread peace and unity through love and respect, while shining light on important topics. Feminine Vestige has been nominated for the serenity award and I … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Three Centered Questions

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