Having influence is not about elevating self, but about lifting others.
Elizabeth Berg: I’ve termed Berg my hot fudge sundae author, which means her words taste good and cause you to say Ahhhh, Ooooo, Yessss. I’ve read all of her books more than once, including Talk before Sleep, The Day I Ate Whatever I wanted, Pull of the Moon, Open House & Home Safe. She says what women want to say before we say it. ( Pull of the Moon is my favorite )
My daddy says there are two Kim’s,
The one with pen and the one without.
I told him the “Real” Kim has pen—
Where she becomes wholly herself, where she
is set free, wild, unashamed.
She is a feral cat.
The one with pen is uninhibited, excessive, wears
Too much red lipstick. When she begins to
—-I’m beautiful in my own way because GOD made NO mistakes—Lady Gaga
—I’ve always been fervently attracted to women who stir
things up. The nonconformists, the rebel
bitches, the Goths, the women who are off their
bloody rockers by traditional standards.
–After a horrible, rotten, good for nothin’ day at work &
missing my sister, Kay desperately—here are a few things that made my heart smile.