She felt as if she had been disappearing, and the worst part of it all was that she knew better. She could write. She could direct. She had allowed those who were supposed to care for her the most erase parts of her. No more. While there were parts she would never see again, she knew that her story – the one that she had been living and that still had chapters left to be written – lived deep inside of her. She would hold the pen this time. No chance of being erased. Indelible. That is her victory no matter what else lies ahead.
Sylvia and Erma invite you to introduce yourselves and tell your stories! The revolution is the best part of the evolution!
“Some women get erased a little at a time, some all at once. Some reappear. Every woman who appears wrestles with the forces that would have her disappear. She struggles with the forces that would tell her story for her, or write her out of the story, the genealogy, the rights of man, the rule of law. The ability to tell your own story, in words or images, is already a victory, already a revolt.”
—Rebecca Solnit, Men Explain Things to Me #writingcommunity #womenover50 #womenwritersofinstagram #tuesdaytip #midlifewomen
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LOVE this notion of overriding the forces that be, trying to convince us we are “past our prime”, or “too old” for xyz!!! WE are the only forces to be reckoned with, and we must unlearn all the propaganda we’ve been fed (throughout our whole lives leading up to this point in time), that tell us we have nothing of worth left to contribute . . . we most certainly DO!!!! Your video is beautiful and so are YOU!!!! Thank you for this very powerful message!!!🥰💗🙏🏻
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You’re so very welcome. #womensupportingwomen