love at work, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you human books, children at play, love at work, and special athletes. Children at Play This article really resonates with me. I’ve often wondered whether kids are being pushed too hard to excel at school, grades, and sports. According to Luis Fernando Llosa, children are being robbed of their childhoods.…

Mike Oblinkski, photography

Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain ~ glorious sunsets monsoon storms and desert fires mountain magic thrives ~ This is another gorgeous photo from Mike Oblinski. Mike talks about the stunning beauty of this scene where nature mixed together a magic elixir of sunset colors, storm clouds, desert fires and exquisite timing. “The sky was on fire from a…

snow, poetry, grace

The Grace of Snow

The Grace of Snow ~ a blanket of white soothes and calms my soul with the purity of love comes a fresh adventure ~ the grace of snow brings my spirit home body and mind united refreshed and ready to love ~ We had a brief and surprise dusting of snow Saturday afternoon. It was…

BloomBars, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you mushroom remedies, soul truths, BloomBars, and sacred life. Mushroom Remedies If Paul Stamets has his way, we might not need Monsanto, GMOs, or pesticides. He’s created several natural remedies using mushroom spores in proprietary formulas to address environmental problems like pest control, toxic cleanup, and more. After years of testing, Paul…

Sunset, storms, tornado, poetry

Storm Watch

Storm Watch ~ sunset glowing clouds building winds howling storms brewing news watching nerves twitching life in tornado alley ~ I am very grateful that yet again we had a miss on a tornado moving through the region. NW Arkansas is just east of what is referred to as “tornado alley” for the high number…

Crocus, spring, poetry

Calling the Crocus

Calling the Crocus ~ mysterious guests perennial purple pods blossoming with joy ~ I just learned that crocus is a perennial flower related to the iris family. I’ve always enjoyed these beautiful little flowers that pop up in surprise places. One home I rented had a front yard full of fall crocus, which blanketed the front…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you nature’s magic, kindness, compassion, and better relationships. Nature’s Magic I periodically feature Mike Oblinski’s wonderful storm photos, but here is something different from Mike. He and his buddies go on a yearly road trip to get lost and discover new places. I love their sense of adventure and this magical…

beauty, love, ice, poetry

Ice Dreams

Ice Dreams ~ your beauty sparkles shimmering frozen crystals icicles of love ~ This is another beautiful image from Eva Marschan-Hayes. Thank you for sharing your art and inspiring my dreams.      

love, Rumi

The Sovereignty of Love

The Sovereignty of Love As we harmonize our daily life with love, we come to know our self as the consciousness of love. This is self-love. This is sovereignty. ~ Alaya DeNoyelles The phrase, the sovereignty of love, came to me in meditation yesterday. I had the understanding that as we align with love and allow…

silence, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you better teaching, preserving silence, miracle messages, and comfort cases. Better Teaching In this article, Parker Palmer shares what he had learned as a teacher, educator and group facilitator. His core premise is that teachers need to bring their whole person to their teaching. In most education systems the personal…