sunsets, poetry

Working for Peace

Working for Peace Lasting peace begins within our hearts and minds. We must learn to calm the inner storms, embracing the challenges within and without, remembering that we are all connected. There is no benefit to fighting or casting out any feeling, person, or experience. They are simply aspects of ourselves whether realized or not.…

Back to Work

Back to Work I’ve recently accepted a full-time position going back into sales. The job is with a marketing company that does in-store promotion for SAMS Club. It will provide me a chance to earn a decent living after a long dry spell to rebuild my savings. I’m excited and a little nervous. I haven’t…

Colorful Canyons

Colorful Canyons ~ wildflowers explode canyons alive with color super bloom display ~ This image warms my heart and brings a smile to my being. It’s a beautiful image captured by Linda Wright at Walker Canyon, California this spring during the unusually colorful spring flower display called a super bloom. A super bloom is a…

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…