After a guffaw at the antiquated tri-phase delineation, Sarah Mc Lachlan mulls over the concept.“I think… “I just turned 51 and I’ve never been happier, felt more fulfilled, been more in my self, and liking myself and being happy and content with what I’ve done and where I’m going.
There’s a solid comfort in that.”It’s been quite the journey to get to this place of self-assurance, the self-described singer/songwriter/mother/humanist/philanthropist declares.
It’s a fitting full circle, in many ways, to mark how she’s evolved from the 19-year-old girl with a guitar slung over her shoulder.“I remember for my first few JUNOs, I sat in my chair and quaked in horror, thinking ‘please don’t call me.’ I didn’t want to get up there and make a fool of myself.
I thought it would be so embarrassing if I won this, because I didn’t want to mess it up.
In some traditional mythological systems, there are three stages of life for women: maiden, mother, crone.