Rainbows and Butterflies

Rainbows and Butterflies ~ a mature love no longer expecting rainbows and butterflies the gift of time to teach and refine the soul a child’s innocence becomes a teen’s rebellion young adult dreams fade to daily chores rainbows and optimism dissipate each passing year yet underneath the disappointments is something new a quiet grace, formed…

love, etheree

Layers of Love

Layers of Love ~ lust eros attraction layers of love budding connection rainbows, sunsets, flowers a few of my favorites love building silent connections friendship, siblings, marriage, partners the sacred dance of love joins hearts and minds ~ To honor February and Valentine’s Day, I wrote my first etheree poem. May your life be a…

life, growth, poetry

Journeys

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.  

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.…

Moody Blues, poetry

Moody Blues

I discovered a new style of poetry from Vashi’s blog called a Sidlak. It’s a structured poem consisting of 5 lines with 3–5–7–9 syllables for the first four lines and a color for the last line. The color describes the whole poem or feelings of the writer. Here is Vashit’s Sidlak called craving. Moody Blues ~ sliding down…

life, growth, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 364

This week Awesome Stories brings you climate solutions, compassionate care, and healthy change. Climate Solutions People need solutions. They don’t need more data, they need narrative. ..The only way we’re going to get out of this is to have a practical vision that we can all work towards. ~ Paul Hawken I agree with Paul Hawken’s view…

water, flow, poetry

Flowing Waters

Flowing Waters ~ flowing waters sing beauty, power, and motion celebrate the flow ~ We recently had a week of rain, and now our rivers are flowing with joy and power. We really needed the water to refill our dry land, lakes, and rivers. There was so much rain, we even had some flash flooding. I’m…

divine mystery, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 343

This week Awesome Stories brings you true grit, young leaders, and the divine dance. True Grit Tatyana McFadden‘s life reflects an amazing determination or what used to be called grit. Tatyana was born with spina bifida, paralyzed below the waist, and given up by her birth mother who couldn’t support her. While living in an orphanage in…

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…

Cedar Creek, Arkansas, Earth Day, Beauty

Sacred Mother

Sacred Mother emerald waters of life inviting us to play drink of your nourishment our lives entwined ~ alpine meadows humming with life daisies swaying while meadowlarks sing all nature joins the symphony inviting us to dance in oneness ~ tropical forests teeming with life vibrant colors, lush plants and fertile soil feeding and nurturing…