peaceful protest,

Silent Witness

Silent Witness ~ injustice brings pain healing with silent witness peacemakers of love ~ This poem is dedicated to the peaceful silence that holds everything together. I believe protest, politics, and communication would all benefit from more peaceful approaches. Being a peaceful witness helps hold a space for love, connection, and solutions to emerge. Angry…

silence, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you better teaching, preserving silence, miracle messages, and comfort cases. Better Teaching In this article, Parker Palmer shares what he had learned as a teacher, educator and group facilitator. His core premise is that teachers need to bring their whole person to their teaching. In most education systems the personal…

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This week Awesome Stories brings you seeds of joy, library services, inspired action, beautiful fungi and silence. Planting Seeds This short video really touched me. I felt waves of joy, sadness and happiness wash over me. One of the lyrics is about planting seeds and letting go. Whatever grows will grow and whatever dies will…

silence, retreat, peace

Silent Days, Holy Nights

Silent Days, Holy Nights Thanks for all you give me in words, hugs, support and encouragement. Feeling the call to unplug from digital distractions and busyness, I am giving myself a digital holiday from today until January 3rd. I will be taking a break from posting, commenting, social media, TV and email. This will allow…

Kenya, photography, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you timeless sojourns, kindness, solar cloth, chimp havens, leadership habits, positive pranks and silence. Take A Sojourn in Timeless Kenya If you don’t know Randall and his wonderful photography, you are in for a real treat. Each post is a beautiful adventure woven from wise insights and stunning pictures into…

poetry, silence, peace

Sweet Silence

Sweet Silence your gentle call beckons whispers in my heart a longing deep in my soul ~ memories of your sweet embrace time to drop the busyness rest my weary body ~ relax into your silent domain as vast as the universe nestled in sweet blessed peace ~ Last evening, I turned off the music,…

poetry, haiku, snow, silence

Snowy Silence

Snowy Silence magical snowflakes paint the world in divine light peaceful and silent ~ heavens’ grace descends creating blankets of love wrapped in silent songs ~   We haven’t had our first snow, but my imagination is rooting for a white Christmas! ๐Ÿ™‚ As we move from advent to Christmas, Hannukah and other holy days,…

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Blessed Silence

Blessed Silence sitting in silence love blossoms in pure being mind returns to peace ~ absorbing silence my heart throbs with divine love grace flowing freely ` I dedicate this poem to peace and the blessed silence that quiets my mind and feeds my soul. Is there such a thing as a double Haiku? I…