Along Came a Spider and Sat Down Beside Her. Well, Actually...

Actually, I sat down next to the spider.

Once a week, I drive to the grand windmills of Cape Ann and arrive at a place called Crooked Cove. In this cove there is a cottage that's the the home of the Gloucester Writers' Center. I drive 60 miles through rush-hour traffic for a two hour meeting to be where I belong. Belonging matters.

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Hilary Crowley
Stubborn Courage: How My Grandmother Became a Doctor in 1925

The reply from the medical school never arrived. Edith's application was not acknowledged. As September approached, Edith resigned to the results that she would not be accepted into medical school.

"They didn't reject you either, " her mother reminded.

For reasons that I can only recognize as stubborn courage, my great grandmother Carrie and her daughter Edith boarded the train from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania with bags packed for the school year. 

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Evolution of an Energy Healer

Life is not linear and rigid but more of a collection of experiences that bring us closer to knowing the consciousness of our soul – closer to waking up. “When you age, you don’t just get older. You are every age you’ve ever been,” my yoga teacher recently said in class.

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Hilary Crowley
Tough Dream, Big Lessons

I dreamed I had cancer. No one in the dream told me I had cancer but I read it in my medical file. There was a note that said "discharge patient when test results show CF." Somehow I knew CF meant Cancer-Free. 

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Hilary Crowley
Shaman and Owl

"Where are you?" Marc wakes me up.

My eyes jump open "I was flying with an owl."

"Yes, I know - you are with owl now. See the world through the owl's eyes."

"How?" I closed my eyes again.

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Hilary Crowley