ceramics, Belen Soto

Healing Times

Healing Times This post is to share some love and encouragement with a wonderful artist I met through WordPress. Belén Soto creates whimsical ceramic creatures, along with traditional ceramics. I recently found out that she has been quiet online due to a health challenge. It’s shocking anytime I hear of a friend facing a health…

winter, wonder

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland ~   ~ the weather outside is frightful my lovers lips are so delightful our kisses ignite a torrid fever waking the mystic dream weaver ~ ~ Yesterday, I woke up to a winter storm warning in addition to the coldest temps in nearly a century! The temperatures are in Fahrenheit. And today…

Panda Play

Panda Play ~ emerald forests flowing with tasty bamboo and pandas at play full of boundless energy spark childhood delight and joy ~ I’m grateful to Tania Marie (friend and fellow blogger) for letting me use this beautiful image as inspiration for writing a poem. Tania is a creative, sensitive soul who has deep relationships…

Summer Market

Summer Market ~ enjoy the season a potpourri of pleasure at summer market ~ This image by Janet speaks to my heart, as most of her paintings do. I love the vibrant colors and a sense of festive activity. It’s a perfect reminder to get out and enjoy the treats of summer like farmer’s market,…

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 ~…

play, poetry, silly rhyme

Soulful Sunday 107 – Play

This episode of Soulful Sunday explores the power of play. Play is so important to optimal child development that it has been recognized by the United Nations as a right of every child. ~ Kenneth Ginsburg   Children learn (through play) critical life skills for mental, physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and communication development. A growing…

Awesome Stories 384

This week Awesome Stories brings you reflections on awakening. Awakening has been a very elusive idea and experience for me. This is a big part of why I declined to participate in Barbara’s collection of awakening experiences from bloggers on WordPress. If I’m being honest, I don’t feel worthy of being a model of awakening.…

elementals, nature poetry

Elementals #5

Elementals #5 ~ forest and fungi the synergy of shared growth elemental play  ~ I have long been fascinated by fungi and mushrooms. Fungi are heterotrophs that obtain their carbon and energy from other organisms. Some fungi obtain their nutrients from a living host (plant or animal) and others obtain their nutrients from dead plants.      

rain, play, poetry

Splish Splash Bath

Splish Splash Bath ~ splish splash I was taking a bath wind and rain goin’ on the warpath got me shaking in my boots they’re tearing out my roots better to hide inside than jive lest we lose the joy of being alive oh me oh my, the rain is hard  stuck inside with my…

mushrooms, poetry

Mushroom Musings

Mushroom Musings ~ mushrooms glowing in the shade psychedelic colors on parade fungi bending time and space takes me to a happy place cant wait to see their faces I’ll see you at the races come and taste the magic ~ These mushrooms were intriguing with their the glowing color and the fuzzy texture, but not…