Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Near 40.

Karena Jackson turned 37 years old Jan. 18, 2017 is from Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.

At the prospect of another birthday this young woman's response touched a nerve of mine I shared with her. She said understandably, "37 in 20 days OMG I'm getting old!"

"Good for you, Karena Jackson," I replied, "37 promises to be 40, itself a period of rebirth. For women, it is a dynamic burst of energies difficult for crude unimaginative men to follow, let alone comprehend. Good for you. 37 is a good year to be healthy, alive and full of promise, potential and powers ebbing and flowing..." - Gregory E. Woods, Keeper of Stories 12/29/16

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