life, growth, poetry


Journeys ~ time marches on we journey forward sometimes riding high other times stumbling the clouds keep drifting and planets circle the sky our task is to peddle onward mindful of the beauty along the way ~ May your journey be full of beauty and love.  

Soulful Sunday

Soulful Sunday 102

This week Soulful Sunday brings you blissful reminders from Joseph Campbell and Plato. We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive. What we’re seeking is an experience of being alive…  ~ Joseph Campbell Many mystics have described the rapture of…

autumn, reflections, poetry

Autumn Reflections

Autumn Reflections ~ reflected beauty autumn colors softly glow with the touch of love ~   sunset washes over the lake a quiet stillness fills the air time slows as nature settles autumn colors glowing birds settle into night nests ripples of beauty touch the sky peace fills my mind and heart ~ The top…

Soulful Sunday

Soulful Sunday 101

This week I’m starting a new series called Soulful Sunday. Its purpose is to remind us of the beauty of our soul. There may be quotes, poems, or musings about our soul and what feeds our spiritual being. Although Awesome Stories nourishes many of us with stories of inspiration and hope of a better tomorrow,…

Loving Practices

Originally posted on writing to freedom:
The truth of who we are is love. Can you feel it? Unfortunately, too few of us embody this great truth.  Even if we know it mentally, how do we feel love, radiate love, and act from love? We are bombareded with messages to do something or buy something in…

gratitude, Thanksgiving, poetry

Spirals of Gratitude

Spirals of Gratitude ~ mandalas of love celebrating the season  Happy Thanksgiving ~ Julie at Rambling from Jewels reminded me of the circular nature of gratitude, with waves coming and going. We may not be able to feel gratitude all the time, but we can feed it with mindful acts like writing, or in her…

children, joy, hope

Awesome Stories 385

This week Awesome Stories brings you the gift of children. The Gift of Children Anyone who is a parent knows the joy of children and the miracle of life. Looking at babies and young children, we see the innocence and joy that is our birthright. Children represent our innocence, born in love and potential. We…

soul, reflections, poetry

Soulful Waters

Soulful Waters ~ autumn reflections sweet waters to calm your mind bridges to the soul ~ Being near water always soothes my soul, whether a river, lake or ocean. Then add the extra beauty of fall colors, reflections on water, and something magical happens. The colors this year have been extra vivid, bringing out the…