life, growth, poetry


Journeys ~ time marches on we journey forward sometimes riding high other times stumbling the clouds keep drifting and planets circle the sky our task is to peddle onward mindful of the beauty along the way ~ May your journey be full of beauty and love.  

autumn, reflections, poetry

Autumn Reflections

Autumn Reflections ~ reflected beauty autumn colors softly glow with the touch of love ~   sunset washes over the lake a quiet stillness fills the air time slows as nature settles autumn colors glowing birds settle into night nests ripples of beauty touch the sky peace fills my mind and heart ~ The top…

Soulful Sunday

Soulful Sunday 101

This week I’m starting a new series called Soulful Sunday. Its purpose is to remind us of the beauty of our soul. There may be quotes, poems, or musings about our soul and what feeds our spiritual being. Although Awesome Stories nourishes many of us with stories of inspiration and hope of a better tomorrow,…

Awesome Stories 384

This week Awesome Stories brings you reflections on awakening. Awakening has been a very elusive idea and experience for me. This is a big part of why I declined to participate in Barbara’s collection of awakening experiences from bloggers on WordPress. If I’m being honest, I don’t feel worthy of being a model of awakening.…

sacred life, beauty

Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground ~ autumn blessings call treasure the ordinary  the hallowed moments ~ The beauty of autumn reminds me to appreciate life. The rich colors and aromas help me to pause, and breath in the richness of the moment. Once present to myself and life, I remember that we are always walking on hallowed grounds.…

fall colors, beauty, poetry

Fall Harvest

Fall Harvest ~ the glory of fall rich colors to warm the heart  receive the harvest ~ I love the autumn season. The cooler weather with rich aromas from the ground and decaying leaves. The bold, beautiful colors. All of them conspire to bring us joy, reminding us of the beauty around and the wisdom…

autumn, beauty, poetry

Autumn Glory

Autumn Glory Today, I offer a haiku and a tanka to celebrate the glories of autumn in the Rocky Mountains. ~ aspens glowing bright mountains ablaze with color  pathways to heaven ~ hiking the Rockies forest aflame with yellows evergreens contrast craggy mountains standing proud a rich tribute to autumn ~ Clearly, I’m missing the…