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…

sunsets, poetry

Working for Peace

Working for Peace Lasting peace begins within our hearts and minds. We must learn to calm the inner storms, embracing the challenges within and without, remembering that we are all connected. There is no benefit to fighting or casting out any feeling, person, or experience. They are simply aspects of ourselves whether realized or not.…

Silken Treasures

Silken Treasures ~ silken petals inviting me inward following the velvety curves my heart warms and begins to hum enjoying your delicate treasures  I find the core of peace home at last ~

Tranquil Nights

Tranquil Nights ~ tranquil evenings communing with life’s beauty respite for my soul ~ Over various periods in my life, watching sunsets has been a nightly ritual. A way to return to my soul. Resting in the beauty of nature, watching the sunset, and opening myself, I feel alive, grateful, and one with life. May…

military budget

Is Might Right?

Is Might Right? ~ vile and vitriol are flowing poisoning the masses scoundrels with orange hair warmongers wearing suits the lines between parties are fuzzy clouding who is good and who is evil ~ Meanwhile, the real issues are buried beneath endless bickering, distraction, politics, and shenanigans. War has long been the priority in America…

nature, soul

Soulful Sunday 108

This week Soulful Sunday explores the nurturing power of nature. I’ve been feeling the call of nature. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ~ William Shakespear I’ve been busy getting ready for another move. One that I hadn’t planned on. My landlord asked me to move out of the house so she…

peace, unity, poetry

Soulful Sunday 103

  Soulful Sunday 103 I believe we need time in nature to soothe our minds and nourish our body and spirit. In fact, we are nature, united with the web of life, but our culture has been built on the illusion of humans as separate from nature, May we reclaim our unity with nature as…

Soulful Sunday

Soulful Sunday 102

This week Soulful Sunday brings you blissful reminders from Joseph Campbell and Plato. We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive. What we’re seeking is an experience of being alive…  ~ Joseph Campbell Many mystics have described the rapture of…

Soulful Sunday

Soulful Sunday 101

This week I’m starting a new series called Soulful Sunday. Its purpose is to remind us of the beauty of our soul. There may be quotes, poems, or musings about our soul and what feeds our spiritual being. Although Awesome Stories nourishes many of us with stories of inspiration and hope of a better tomorrow,…