Soul Spaces 117- Self-Care

Soul Spaces 117 – Self-Care Now more than ever we need to take exquisite care of ourselves. Please make sure you are nourishing your body, mind, and soul. Photography is one of the ways I anchor myself in joy, wonder, and connection. Here are some of my favorite tips for self-care.  Spend time feeling gratitude,…

romance, poetry

Under a Blushing Moon

Under a Blushing Moon ~ spring’s arrival boldly on display a carnival of color and procreation nubile shoots glowing with vitality naked petals quivering in readiness pollen poised for loving union petals dancing and surging pollinators feasting hungrily nature’s Eros fully exposed under a blushing moon ~ This is my whimsical take on writing a…

Soul Care, poetry

Soul Care

Soul Care ~ soft feathery clouds a sunset filled with grace whispers to my heart ~ I had a soul-nourishing day yesterday filled with food, friends, a walk in the woods and topped off with this stunning sunset. I have never seen clouds like these. They were like feather dusters for the sky, gently whisking…

winter, wonder, climate

Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders ~ a snowy winter carpet lightly dusting the earth quiet fills the day with a veil of beauty nature’s wonder ~ Sadly, we haven’t had more than a dusting in 10 years. Clearly, the climate is changing and many of us can’t help but wonder if nature can handle the changes we have…

Soul Spaces 115 – Ancient Sentinels

Ancient Sentinels ~ ancient hardwood trees guardians of forest paths towers of wisdom ~ tiptoeing through the forest a peaceful stillness prevails the ancients are watching wondering if we will ever wake up or simply keep racing through life consuming our lattes and danish with the earth in the balance the choices of mankind lie…

Healing Harmonies

Healing Harmonies ~ Here are my contributions to Colleen’s lastest weekly poetry challenge using the photo prompt above. I decided to write both a tanka poem and a short story. If you’re inspired to play along, here is the link with instructions and suggestions.  Happy writing. ~ melancholy notes vibrated the forest air with hypnotic…

The Touch of Grace

The Touch of Grace ~ a cool breeze blows tickling my face and hands the wind a gentle caress like the touch of a lover she soothes my body softening the rough edges a moment of stillness brings peace and gratitude thank you sweet grace ~ Since I haven’t been out hiking much lately, I…

Bumblebee Bliss

Bumblebee Bliss ~ bright yellow sirens calling the bees to come feast on liquid sunshine ~ Fellow blogger Yeka, from IT’S ALL ABOUT LOVE blog, wrote a fun post today about perspective. It reminded me, in a fun way, that we have the power of perspective in choosing how to approach each new day. I’m…

Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi ~ fanciful colors freaky fungi growing art nature’s mystery ~ This was a fungus I found growing along the trail at Lake Fayetteville, I have no idea what it is, other than beautiful and mind-boggling in it’s array of colors that looks like an abstract painting. Any fungi experts who can identify this…