Women Proudly Served

Every woman has a story that is worthy to be shared and honored.

Women of Sparta is the blog put out by Clear Path Women Proudly Served. We feature the writings, musings and artwork of our event participants, workshop attendees and staff in an effort to create a sense of history, lineage and belonging. This blog provides an opportunity to express yourself and to get immersed in the stories of our unique community.

Women of Sparta unite to protect, defend and support one another, and together move forward with courage. Enjoy the works below and see what it means to be a Woman of Sparta! To submit your own work, please click on the above on “Submit Your Story.”

 

Nov 8th 2016

Nineteen months ago my husband was taken from me and my kids with 10 days’ notice. The details of that will be reserved for future posts. During the last year and a half, I’ve hit the lowest lows and have fought to rebound to see emerge...

Apr 21st 2016

            It was 2:00 in the morning. The faint light of my flashlight shone as I tried to print my last name and last 4 of my social security number on my underwear. I made it to my number one choice, my only choice:...

Mar 8th 2016

Bullets poured out over us from the high mountain peaks where the terrorist camps were based. Alarms sounded and the recording played “alert, alert, rocket attack, rocket attack!” Enemy weapons whistled loud and struck their targets...

Mar 7th 2016

I am an accidental farmer. I had zero plans to ever be a farmer or even small business owner. But here’s how it all happened.

Volunteer is in my blood. My parents were volunteer firefighters. My mom was the first women...

Mar 6th 2016

Daughter, did you know, to me, the military just felt right.

At first, I really had no concept of what the military was. I vaguely remember seeing scenes of the Vietnam War on the nightly news. Growing up there was a...

Mar 2nd 2016

Our women’s journaling sessions have begun as a new arm of Clear Path Women Proudly Served. Already, women are learning to share their stories, connect to each other, and feel at ease with...