sunsets, beauty, poetry

Sunset Strolls

Sunset Strolls ~ strolls along the beach sunset hues radiating the colors of love ~ Kirt Tisdale used an abstract watercolor technique on the above print. Kirt paints with digital techniques and photography using various filters, processes, and print styles. I enjoy his WallGalleryBlog where he shares a variety of his prints and techniques. Maybe it’s…

mindful eating, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 331

This week Awesome Stories brings you the dark side, problems of capitalism, horse whispering, and lessons from the garden. The Dark Side One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ Carl Jung Mostly I agree with Doc in this post about the pitfalls of calling yourself…

sunset, goodness, poetry

Glowing Goodness

Glowing Goodness ~ setting sun whispers fields of color glowing bright my day is complete ~ This is a gorgeous watercolor painting by Janet Weight Reed. Her watercolors dance with color, flow, and joy. She often paints hummingbirds to remind us of the joys in life and teaches watercolor painting around Europe. I believe she is…

remarkable kids, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you dancing to freedom, tree communication, remarkable kids, and a legacy of reform. Dancing to Freedom This is a remarkable story of perseverance. Refugee Ahmad Joudeh uses dance to create messages of peace. He has persevered beyond what most of us can imagine. Dancing is taboo in his native country…

Wildflower Wonders

Wildflower Wonders ~ alive with color nature’s beauty on display wildflower wonders ~ Here’s another gem of a photo from my friend Gayle. I’m grateful that we’ve kept in touch over the years and that she is so gracious about sharing her photography. Thank you Gayle!

natal care, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you peaceful communication, compassionate nursing, feasting on flowers, and happiness. Feasting on Flowers I love this idea of feasting on flowers. Lucia Ferrara Bettler talks about feasting on flowers with our senses to absorb their beauty on a deep level. This feasting can nourish our mind, body, and spirit. I know that flowers feed…

dahlia, beauty, poetry

Shining Brightly

Shining Brightly dazzling dahlia shining brightly in the field warms my tender heart ~ This beautiful flower image was taken by my friend Gayle at the Dallas Arboretum. Her photo albums make me want to visit this gem of a garden filled with wildflowers, native plants, Japanese gardens, water features and more. Thanks for sharing the…