summer, love, poetry

Summer Love

Summer Love ~ With summer winding down and the diminishing flowers around town, I’m feeling a sadness. Yes, I love autumn, but the explosion of flowers in spring and summer makes my heart sing. As a photographer and writer who relies on nature and flowers for much of my inspiration, I’ll have to dig deeper…

healing, peace, bridges

Building Bridges of Compassion

Be a blessing to others by building bridges of compassion. Children who develop strong, caring relationships with all the people and living things around them will be more grounded and ultimately more prepared to function in, and meaningfully contribute to, an increasingly complex society. – Mark Sorensen  These are simple, yet profound ideas. The world has…

freedom, vision, Fourth of July

Fleeting Freedom

Fleeting Freedom The Fourth of July and patriotism stir up my feelings about this country and the way we are headed. I would love to see a more inclusive country that embraces the ideals upon which it was founded. Here’s a lovely video that speaks to that idea. Can we have freedom in a healthy,…

flowers, love, poetry

Layers of Love

Layers of Love~ your petals caress my soul with soft velvety layers like a gentle lover you arouse my senses heart throbbing vibrantly alive we merge in oneness lost in the moment

birthdays, relationships, love

Birthday Love

Birthday Love Tomorrow is my birthday.  Last year I celebrated my birthday with my mother, brother, and his family. This year, I’m working at one of my part-time jobs. And that’s OK. I’m rebuilding my finances and making choices to support that choice. Therefore, I’m living in integrity. Plus, more and more, I’m realizing the…

lilacs, poetry, #NaPoWriMo

Lilac Love

Lilac Love ~ aromas wafting through my senses transported to another realm flowers become love and life becomes sweet nectar of the Gods ~ #NaPoWriMo day 17 Lilac blossoms are one of my favorite aromas, along with roses, and mimosas. When I don’t have flowers, I also love the smell of essential oils. I hope…

love, Rumi

The Sovereignty of Love

The Sovereignty of Love As we harmonize our daily life with love, we come to know our self as the consciousness of love. This is self-love. This is sovereignty. ~ Alaya DeNoyelles The phrase, the sovereignty of love, came to me in meditation yesterday. I had the understanding that as we align with love and allow…

poetry, love, roses

Love Beads

Love Beads ~ waterdrops caress soft petals oozing with life water becomes love ~ a rose filled with love sensual petals glowing my heart dreams of you  

Bridesmaids, Lua, love

Calling Cupid

Calling Cupid ~ this boy is ready for romance happy feet itching to dance ready for rock, roll, or swing or maybe two-step is your thing ~ dance into these tender arms surrendering to the charms with promises to nurture your heart giving romance a joyful start ~ Once again I’ve enjoyed letting my imagination…