children, joy, hope

Awesome Stories 385

This week Awesome Stories brings you the gift of children. The Gift of Children Anyone who is a parent knows the joy of children and the miracle of life. Looking at babies and young children, we see the innocence and joy that is our birthright. Children represent our innocence, born in love and potential. We…

spring, love, poetry

Spring Fling 3

Spring Fling 3 ~ your beauty a siren song I fling myself at your tender buds lost in alluring aromas heady scents cling to my body my senses burst open filled with the scent of lust I surrender to your charms ~ Spring continues to astound and delight me with her festive displays. New life is…

tulips, spring, poetry

A Parade of Colors

A Parade of Colors ~ dancing along the square flowers to delight the senses and mend broken fences spring is such a grand affair love filled with magic and flair we hold the joy in our hearts to brighten those darker parts thankful for a parade of colors ~

flowers, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 357

This week Awesome Stories brings you diversity, flower power, and hummingbird magic. The Power of Diversity  Intolerance of ambiguity is the sign of an authoritarian personality. ~ Adorna Elif Shafak explores the power of diverse thought in her TED Talk. I love how she starts her talk with the question “Can you taste words?” The…

dolphins, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 354

This week Awesome Stories brings you the medicine of music, giving, and nature. The Medicine of Music Music washes away the dust of everyday life from the soul. ~ Berthold Auerbach Robert Gupta offers a very passionate talk about the power of music to heal. In his own life, he was wondering how to choose…

Rocky Mountain High, poetry

Rocky Mountain High

Rocky Mountain High ~ golden Aspens shine layers of beauty abound Rocky Mountain High ~ I have a special love for Colorado having lived there for 3 years in the early 90s. They were some of the best times in my life, much of that due to the beautiful Rocky Mountains and easy access to outdoor activities.…

sunset, goodness, poetry

Glowing Goodness

Glowing Goodness ~ setting sun whispers fields of color glowing bright my day is complete ~ This is a gorgeous watercolor painting by Janet Weight Reed. Her watercolors dance with color, flow, and joy. She often paints hummingbirds to remind us of the joys in life and teaches watercolor painting around Europe. I believe she is…