beauty, soul, communion

Soulful Sunday 104- Beauty

Soulful Sunday 104 Love is the beauty of the soul. ~ Saint Agustine This week Soulful Sunday explores the connection of beauty to our soul. May poets and spiritualists believe, as I do, that beauty reflects the true nature of our soul. I also believe that external beauty feeds our soul and is essential to…

Christmas, merriment

Christmas Chaos

Christmas Chaos ~ Twas the night before Christmas and chaos filled the house Elves were¬†chasing Santa’s mouse Mrs. Claus was posing with a potted Dancer Vixen was determined to ride Prancer cups were flowing with spiked nog creating a bit of a toy backlog yuletide traditions were put aside preparing for a naughty sleigh ride…

snow, grace

Awesome Stories 349- Christmas Edition

This week Awesome Stories brings you music and stories to inspire you for the holidays. For me, stories and music are the core of what it means to be human. We express our ideas, lessons, and values with our stories. And we express our feelings and share our stories energetically with music. They both have…

Photo Brad, Christmas 1959

Awesome Stories 299 – Christmas Music

This week Awesome Stories brings you a celebration of Christmas music, including the classics, new favorites, and the many benefits of music. The Benefits of Music Music has always served to sooth my soul. Listening to music, I can boost my mood, revisit wonderful memories or revel in joyful feelings. Thankfully, no ghosts of Christmas…

snowflake photography, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 298 – A Season of Giving

This week Awesome Stories celebrates the joys of giving with music, snowflakes, secret gifts and sacred space. Snowflake Dreams Photographer Alexey Kljatov has a passion for photographing and sharing the beauty of snowflakes. Like Alexey, I’m in awe of snowflakes and their unique formations and passing beauty. Thankfully, Alexey has perfected his technique and shares…

Christmas, peace, poetry

Moonlight Christmas Wishes

Moonlight Christmas Wishes The moon’s silvery light plays quietly in the night painting a sacred dressing full of yuletide blessings a wish upon the north star for children near and far a safe and cozy home with space to roam a fire in the hearth and peace on earth ~ My Christmas wish is that…

Christmas memories

Awesome Stories 253- Christmas edition

This week Awesome Stories brings you Christmas stories of family fun, peace, giving and friendship from around the world. Heart-Warming Christmas Stories Here is a touching collection of stories from BuzzFeed. They remind me of the power of giving and how much little gestures can mean to someone. One of my best memories is caroling…

silence, retreat, peace

Silent Days, Holy Nights

Silent Days, Holy Nights Thanks for all you give me in words, hugs, support and encouragement. Feeling the call to unplug from digital distractions and busyness, I am giving myself a digital holiday from today until January 3rd. I will be taking a break from posting, commenting, social media, TV and email. This will allow…

poetry, Christmas, fun

Christmas Cheers To You!

Christmas Cheers To You!   May your days be bright a writing cove¬†filled with light fingers on keyboards tapping clever new verses rapping ~ traditionalists are singing with jingle bells ringing the children are playing bursting and braying ~ anxious reindeers barking with Santa and Elves harking keeping their fears at bay joining the merry…

kindness elves, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 202

This week Awesome Stories brings you kindness elves, town spirit, dedication, love, hemp progress, magic words and dancing dads. Kindness Elves I love this idea, and the elves are adorable! And more importantly, Anna (from the Imagination Tree) offers a great way to turn the elf sensation into a creative, caring game to teach kids…