Awesome Stories 392

This week Awesome Stories brings you the power and passion of flowers. Flower Power Flowers bring me endless joy. Just like a bee, I am drawn to the beauty and smells of flowers. Bees and flowering plants have a mutual relationship where both species benefit. Most of us know that flowers depend on bees for…

Soul Spaces 113 – Fayetteville Square

Soul Spaces 113 – Fayetteville Square Our downtown square is a real treasure. I love going when there aren’t many people around to soak up the good vibes of the classic architecture, beautifully designed and maintained gardens, and history of community connection. Our Fayetteville Square was originally designed as a US Post Office. In later…

Silken Treasures

Silken Treasures ~ silken petals inviting me inward following the velvety curves my heart warms and begins to hum enjoying your delicate treasures  I find the core of peace home at last ~

Tranquil Nights

Tranquil Nights ~ tranquil evenings communing with life’s beauty respite for my soul ~ Over various periods in my life, watching sunsets has been a nightly ritual. A way to return to my soul. Resting in the beauty of nature, watching the sunset, and opening myself, I feel alive, grateful, and one with life. May…

Night of the Soul

Night of the Soul ~ galaxies twinkle painting the sky with beauty alive with wonder ~ The night sky has a way of reminding me of the beauty, wonder, and immensity of the universe. It’s been far too long since I spent time simply gazing at the night sky in wonder. This beautiful image by…

Soul Spaces 112 – Family and Gardens

Soul Spaces Family and Garden Goodness ~ azaleas in bloom squirrels practice acrobats butterflies dancing nature’s bounty on display nourishing body and soul ~   My mom and I thrive in the garden with flowers, bushes, plants, and birds to warm our hearts. I was happy to spruce up her yard as my way of…

Hasta La Vista Baby

Hasta La Vista Baby I’m going to visit my family back east. It’s been a year since I last saw them. My annual trek is a time to go down memory lane, visit family and McLean, VA, the area I grew up. It’s amazing how much changes each year with more growth and development. What…

Please Stop the Deluge

Please Stop the Deluge This is my first rant in a while. Generally, I don’t like to waste my time complaining about things, but I’ve noticed more and more bloggers using their blog in ways that I feel are more appropriate to social media. Many people post every day or multiple times a day, deluging…

Rainbows and Butterflies

Rainbows and Butterflies ~ a mature love no longer expecting rainbows and butterflies the gift of time to teach and refine the soul a child’s innocence becomes a teen’s rebellion young adult dreams fade to daily chores rainbows and optimism dissipate each passing year yet underneath the disappointments is something new a quiet grace, formed…