snow, beauty, poetry

Crystalline Dreams

Crystalline Dreams   ~ snow beauty white portraits crystalline dreams winter wonderland birds, berries, buds, and snow nature playing with contrasts a delicate dusting of white beautiful visions dance in my heart gratitude for nature’s snowy surprise ~ We finally had some snow here in NW Arkansas! We haven’t had more than a dusting in…

flowers, poetry, photography

Flower Lover

Flower Lover ~ roses are red violets are blue my garden is dead and I’m missing you ~ grand feasts for my eyes memories of former glories flowers, buds, and butterflies alive with grand stories ~ with your spring arrival come water, magic, and light nature’s colors gone viral I shall revel in delight ~…

field, dreams, poetry

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams ~ laying in golden fields grasses softly swaying  caressing my body and soul I play with possibilities dreams seeded in fertile fields of imagination and spirit I release them to God and emerge renewed ~ In reality, I only hiked by this field, but later had the sense of possibility playing in…

Serengeti Sunset

Serengeti Sunset

Serengeti Sunset ~ serengeti nights giraffes strolling the desert messengers of love ~ I really like this art print by Kirt Tisdale. Kirt is a talented artist who enjoys creating custom images using a variety of digital techniques. I appreciate that he shares his techniques and processes for others to learn. This image is from…

winter, reflections, photography

Winter Reflections

Winter Reflections ~ a moment of grace trees floating on smooth waters winter reflections ~ I finally took some time to nurture myself in nature on Christmas afternoon. While most of the world was busy with family and celebration, I soaked up the beauty and peaceful vibes of nature. My body and mind were refreshed,…

autumn, reflections, poetry

Autumn Reflections

Autumn Reflections ~ reflected beauty autumn colors softly glow with the touch of love ~   sunset washes over the lake a quiet stillness fills the air time slows as nature settles autumn colors glowing birds settle into night nests ripples of beauty touch the sky peace fills my mind and heart ~ The top…

soul, reflections, poetry

Soulful Waters

Soulful Waters ~ autumn reflections sweet waters to calm your mind bridges to the soul ~ Being near water always soothes my soul, whether a river, lake or ocean. Then add the extra beauty of fall colors, reflections on water, and something magical happens. The colors this year have been extra vivid, bringing out the…

asters, smiles, poetry

Fields of Smiles

Fields of Smiles ~ bounty of asters glowing in the open field makes me want to sing ~ Thank you Gayle for another beautiful image that sparked my heart and imagination. Looking at this images makes me happy and want to smile and/ or sing! I hope my words and Gayle’s image bring a little…

fantasy, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 360

This week Awesome Stories brings you resiliency, fantastical fun, and the mushroom kid. Thriving with Resiliency Resiliency is a hot topic in both the personal growth and environmental circles. Our ability to adapt is becoming more important than ever in the rapidly changing and often chaotic world. Dr. Andrea Dinardo is a teacher, author, and…