nature, beauty

Elementals #9

Elementals #9 May peace and beauty fill our hearts. I’m continuing to sit with the idea of championing freedom vs simply being free and love in action. I believe what we focus on or resist grows, so continually noticing, protesting, or talking about the problems in the world will only help expand them. Ultimately, this…

love, earth, poetry

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love

Soul Spaces 118- Rebirthing Love ~ relax and breathe in the peace feel the beauty, joy, and power despite the sea of chaos love still reigns supreme now more than ever we each must choose will we spread love or fear I choose love and harmony seeding love wherever I go blessing and nurturing all…

heart, love, roses

Heart Strings

Heart Strings ~ lush rose petals glow garden bounty in full bloom tugging on my heart ~ This is a photo from the gardens I planted at the last home I owned. Since I sold that house, I haven’t had gardens of my own to grow and nurture. Sometimes I’ve helped tend my landlord’s gardens,…

people, power, reform

Wealth and Reform

Wealth and Reform I haven’t read the book Capital by Thomas Piketty, but most of us know about the growing power and wealth of the 1%. That term comes from his book that Paul Krugman sums up in the video below. The information in the video has greatly influenced my current views on our political…

Elementals #8

Elementals #8 This week I’m sharing a taste of my neighborhood walks. I don’t get out to the state parks much anymore, so I try to get my nature time locally. Thankfully, I’ve learned to find and appreciate simple joys where I am, allowing nature’s elemental beauty to speak to my heart.  I’m still seeing…

choices, values, communication

Deciding Times

Deciding Times What are we choosing? Are we choosing understanding and compassion? Or are we choosing righteousness? In these challenging and tumultuous times, our decisions, words, and actions are critically important. I am noticing a trend to be very righteous and fixed in our beliefs, statements, and choices. This is partly driven by the divisive…

turtle island

Turtle Island

Turtle Island ~ peace be upon you brothers and sisters unite leave your hatred and prejudices behind no race or species better than another may we remember our true nature we’re one family united in time walking gently upon Turtle Island ~   I’ve been having turtles visit my back yard almost daily. I’d like…

muses, cinquain

Our Muses

Our Muses ~ muses a writer’s friend sometimes their woeful bain creators of inspiration and pain   fickle creative bursts amazing talents flow stumbling blocks when hiding out flighty   zany so full of life writer’s creative fuel zesty feelings and ideas juicy   soulful heartfelt musings inspiration and flow vivid dreams, imagination fancy  …