evolution, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 368

This week Awesome Stories brings you comfort, humanity’s choice, and wild faith. Cultivating Comfort Comfort can be found in the context of daily living. It is a grace. We just need to open our arms and receive it. ~ Colette Lafia Comfort seemed like a nice contrast to all the heavy stories I’ve been sharing. Especially with…

hunger, fire, rebirth, poetry

Hunger Games

Hunger Games ~ the hunger burns and must be fed devouring all in its path irreverent to rules and norms it consumes indiscriminately killing all life in its path beware the hunger ~ I just finished reading the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzane Collins. I enjoyed the engaging characters and storyline. Suzane weaves a captivating…

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…

nature, Awesome Stories, Earth Day

Awesome Stories 365

This week Awesome Stories bring you walking for love, the tip of time, soul food, and Earth Day. Walking for Love Matt Hopwood has spent years walking around the United Kingdom, collecting love stories from people he meets along the way. It started with Matt wanting to create more meaning in his life and build…

Awesome Stories, compassion

Awesome Stories 363

This week Awesome Stories brings you revolutionary love, interbeing, and warriors of the spirit. Revolutionary Love Valarie Kaur delivers a passionate plea for love in her recent TEDWomen Talk. I found her talk incredibly vulnerable and moving. Having experienced racial hate firsthand, Valarie faced many inner battles to emerge as a champion for love as…

Where I'm From

Where I’m From

I don’t often play along with writing prompts and challenges, but this one caught my attention. Brooke from A Gypsy’s Tale wrote her poem based on the poem of George Ella Lyon. Their poems are in the style of Dr. Seuss, but with a twist. They’re meant to be a creative life story using the…

planting saplings, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 356

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Awesome Stories focuses on love this week. 21 Life Lessons Reading the intro to this article, I thought the advice might be irrelevant, but I was pleasantly surprised. The lessons invite us to look at life and relationship in new ways based on love, trust, patience, connection, and cooperation. These 21…

love, St. Valentine's Day

A Season of Love

A Season of Love ~ lush petals dripping awakening hungry senses a convoy of enticing aromas wafting through my body the goddess of romance beckons with trepidation, I heed the siren call venturing forth in a season of love ~ Valentine’s Day is the traditional day to celebrate love in the US. Even being single, I…

Great Sand Dunes, poetry

The Sands of Time

The Sands of Time ~ layers of beauty sands from ancient seas dancing on grassy green fields watched by ancient mountain sentinels a feast for mind and spirit vistas expanding time and space the dance of eternity harks an ancient song painting the Great Sand Dunes  with layers of love and gratitude for life ~…

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…