nature, lake, poetry

Trailside Beauty

Trailside Beauty ~ nature’s beauty calls whispers among the forest the language of love ~ Much like John Muir, I go to the woods to be set right. To restore my mind, body, and spirit by communing with nature. These images are taken along one of my favorite places to hike around town at Lake…

sunset, the sounds of silence

Soul Spaces 116 – Sound

Soul Spaces 116 – Sound Sound can be a great tool for healing, centering, and uplifting our spirits. I bet you’ve experienced the magic of music and sound many times, whether listening to your favorite pop artist, friend, choir, or sacred music. Even the scientists are getting into the music game! They’re researching and demonstrating…

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…

Soul Spaces 114 – My Secret Garden

Soul Spaces 114 – My Secret Garden Secret Garden ~ a quiet whisper from past to present roses long faded memories alive with the scents, sounds, and sights flowers buzzing with activity birds nesting in branches trees reaching for the sky all planted with great care the bond remains rooted despite the pain of loss…

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…

Night of the Soul

Night of the Soul ~ galaxies twinkle painting the sky with beauty alive with wonder ~ The night sky has a way of reminding me of the beauty, wonder, and immensity of the universe. It’s been far too long since I spent time simply gazing at the night sky in wonder. This beautiful image by…

Soul Spaces 112 – Family and Gardens

Soul Spaces Family and Garden Goodness ~ azaleas in bloom squirrels practice acrobats butterflies dancing nature’s bounty on display nourishing body and soul ~   My mom and I thrive in the garden with flowers, bushes, plants, and birds to warm our hearts. I was happy to spruce up her yard as my way of…

love, poetry

Shivers of Ecstasy

Shivers of Ecstasy ~ perched at the edge of the bay time seems to stop as heaven and earth merge my imagination takes flight soaring on soft puffy clouds allowing our souls to break free no longer bound by earthly toils free to float, fly, or simply be your spirit touches mine alive with shivers…

soul, sunsets, love

Soul Spaces 109

This week Soulful Sunday becomes Soul Spaces. Love in its essence is spiritual fire.~ Seneca I’ve decided to change the name of this series to Soul Spaces to better reflect the idea of feeding our souls. There are almost infinite ways to feed our souls. We each must learn what activities, people, and places nurture our…