Friday, November 30, 2012

Chica Peep Guest Blog

"We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves 
to be deeply seen and known, 
and when we honor the spiritual connection 
that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection."
Brene Brown  is a place where women share their stories of the special bond girlfriends create. Where women can gain strength and support from each other. A couple days ago Chica Peeps founder, Veyla Jancz-Urban asked  me to be their guest blogger. I have to say I felt pretty darn special.  It didn't take long, however, for the negative voices in my head to begin their chatter.  "Who do you think you are?" came through loud and clear.

But then I thought about the Brene Brown interview I'd heard on NPR last Sunday. I decided to feel my vulnerability and write anyway. Who do I think I am? I'm a woman with a story to tell. And you know what, that's enough. 

It helped that my subject is one that I've become passionate about. I want to do all I can to help spread the word about It's Our Mission. Period and the menstrual kits they make for girls in Kenya, Nigeria, Malawi and Haiti. 

I'd love for you to go on over and check out the Chica Peep site. Read the stories about the special relationships women have and while you're there read my post. (Toot! Toot!).  And while you're at it, visit It's Our Mission, too. 

Wishing for you courage to be vulberable,
Merry ME


AkasaWolfSong said...

I'm on my way over Sistah! :)
I know this is going to be good!

Love your header photo...aren't you too cute? My Brave Girl that I love and adore!

(((Big Hugs)))

Velya said...

And now I want ANOTHER Guest Blog from you! Thanks for finding Chica Peeps and helping to spread our message of sisterhood - women helping women, that's what it's all about!

Sharon said...

Thanks for being brave enough to share your most embarrassing story...gave me courage to re-visit mine...white shorts, at the beach, 5-mile bike ride back home...need I say more? (Donna's friend in MI)

terri st. cloud said...

way to go, woman! how cool is this?! on my way over......

terri st. cloud said...


i hope you print that out and hang it up. how you could have ANY doubts in your writing abilities amazes me. it is FANTASTIC! i loved every bit of it. gonna absolutely spread this around, woman.

i am so proud to know you!

On The Way said...

Having just stumbled across your blog I wanted to stop by and say I've really enjoyed reading your posts. I love the quotes that you share and am glad that I found you.
Take care.