Rise Up with Marwa

I was incredibly moved by Marwa’s story of growing up in Camp Gaza. Her story is full of compassion, determination, and a clear sense of purpose. I admire who she is becoming and what she has already accomplished. I believe her story (and actions) will women and many others. She grew up in Camp Gaza…

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field, dreams, poetry

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams ~ laying in golden fields grasses softly swaying  caressing my body and soul I play with possibilities dreams seeded in fertile fields of imagination and spirit I release them to God and emerge renewed ~ In reality, I only hiked by this field, but later had the sense of possibility playing in…

spring delights, poetry

Urban Delights

Urban Delights ~ Urban scenery springtime in the neighborhood brings hidden allure ~           ~ The truth is that I’d rather be out in a beautiful pristine mountain forest, filled with trees, flowers, and running water. But, I’ve also learned to appreciate the urban scenery, especially the various styles of homes and…

Chimera, short stories, fairaes

Desert Soulfire Meets the Chimera

Desert Soulfire Meets the Chimera This series was inspired by Teagan at Teagansbooks. Both her endless creativity and ongoing vignettes have inspired me to try some new writing styles. I’m going to try an ongoing series with the misadventures of Muse Brad. And now his alter ego, Desert Soulfire, has surfaced with an itch to…

intentions, goals, 2017, New Year

Intentions 2017

Intentions 2017 I like intentions better than goals. They offer a direction without being fixed on a set goal that often provides momentary happiness if at all. I agree with the perspective that our process is more important than the goal or results. And even more important than the actions, intentions, goals or process is…

perseid meteor, poetry

Perseid Power

Perseid Power ~ cosmic messengers streaking across the night sky leave traces of joy ~ The beautiful video below features the Milky Way as seen from Flatside Pinnacle in Arkansas. The video was taken by Tim Stain of the Arkansas Nature Photography Group. NASA is predicting a particularly great Perseid Meteor shower this year. They’re…

water, flow, rain

Sweet Waters

Sweet Waters ~ rain pours from the sky sweet waters flood the land rivers sing with joy ~ After a long hot and dry spell, clouds swelled, the skies opened and rain poured over our area yesterday. Thankfully, the rivers are flowing, the flowers are perky and the grass is green again. It’s amazing how…