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…

empowerment, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 346

This week brings you biomimicry, sacred service, and rising up. Biomimicry I love that designers and manufacturers are finally learning from nature to design products and processes that are more compatible with the natural world. The ultimate goal is life cycle production where there won’t be any waste from manufacturing at all. Janine Benyus is…

love, Rumi

The Sovereignty of Love

The Sovereignty of Love As we harmonize our daily life with love, we come to know our self as the consciousness of love. This is self-love. This is sovereignty. ~ Alaya DeNoyelles The phrase, the sovereignty of love, came to me in meditation yesterday. I had the understanding that as we align with love and allow…

roses. valentine's day

Awesome Stories 306 – Valentine’s Edition

This week Awesome Stories brings you love stories, self-love, love without labels, and roses. Roses Roses represent love on so many levels, bridging gaps in age, gender, race, history, and religion. Maybe we should create a National Rose Day. 🙂 They have a rich history of symbolism, representing everything from purity to love, passion, fertility, death,…

pain, compassion, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 268

This week Awesome Stories brings you aquaponics, solar energy, restorative justice, self-love and conversations with pain. Aquaponics I love this idea for synergistic growing of fish and plants. Aquaponics is emerging as a great way to grow crops more efficiently. The fish poop provides nutrients for the plants which are grown in the water. The…

From the love of money to love of life

Be careful what you worship. You might just get it. I used to worship saving money above all else. Thankfully money is no longer my top priority like when I was younger. From my childhood to my late 20s, money was my god of first choice. Or more accurately, saving money was my top goal. I…

Loving Practices

The truth of who we are is love. Can you feel it? Unfortunately, too few of us embody this great truth.  Even if we know it mentally, how do we feel love, radiate love, and act from love? We are bombareded with messages to do something or buy something in order to be ok, to be…