Dear Self

Life is a journey and for the most part, you have always chosen the more difficult path. You like a challenge, you like the feeling of achievement. In the process, you might have made yourself a little crazy and the people around you.  Fortunately for you, you have a wonderful family and amazing friends that … Read more

Letter To My Daughters

My  Dear Daughters, There’s so much that I want to say. I hope that I’m as much of an inspiration for you both as you both have been for me. I’m inspired to be a better person because of you. The creation of Walking Through Life As Women is my dedication to you both. You’re … Read more

After You

“After You” When there was you love was like a white light laser beam channeled so clearly into a singular focus After you the light became a thousand rainbows that sparkled out into the world By Jamie Shadowlight  As always, thank you for taking the time to read our blog. We appreciate your time and … Read more

Game Of Time

May our inner light grow stronger as our outer sparkle fades Worn by the sun And the wind And the loss after loss after loss That life brings One day we wake up with open hands and let go Constantly letting go with grace into love Freeing space to be filled once more Only to … Read more

Aging With Grace

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day about aging. I’m not sure why this particular subject came up, but we were talking about how people (especially women) feel they have to live up to what they see on the screen or see in magazines. Instead of being happy with the way … Read more

The Blended And Extended Family

The blended and extended family seems to be the norm today. When I grew up, it was something people barely spoke about. For me, this was all I knew. I even remember feeling the tiniest bit lucky to have more than one dad. How many pre-school kids were seasoned travelers and honorary flight attendants? My … Read more

Women Friends

I’m writing this post because I recently went through something where I needed support and I needed someone to talk to. My women friends were there and are still there to give me support….a listening ear, a shoulder to cry on, and offering advice that I need to hear. It’s wonderful to know that no … Read more

Are You Ever Really Too Busy?

How many times have you heard yourself say, “I don’t have time” or “when the kids are out of school” or “if I didn’t have this to do” or “there aren’t enough hours in the day”? It seems many of us have a million and one excuses why we are too busy. The real question … Read more

La Guerrera (the warrior)

I am a badass woman. Everyday I stand tall I live free And be me My hands are open My eyes are open My heart is open I live a life that serves love I am beautiful I am bold I am strong I am kind I rise to greet the new momentWhatever it brings … Read more

Positive Influence On The Younger Generation

One of the reasons for starting this blog site dedicated to empowering women is to be a positive influence (a role model) on the younger generation, specifically young women. They are our future path makers. Role models have a significant effect on the lives of young people. A role model can shape the views, ideas, … Read more