Molting Moments

Molting Moments ~ preparing to molt the destination unknown a new life awaits ~ This beautiful post about molting by Andrea got me thinking about the idea of change and transformation. I’m feeling like a caterpillar getting ready to molt or maybe a bear preparing for hibernation. I’d like to stop everything, hang out, spin…

Steel Creek, poetry

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This week Awesome Stories brings you environmental champions. Protecting the Planet Recently, Wyoming billionaire, Hansjörg Wyss, vowed to protect 30% of the planet by 2030. To achieve this massive target, he has kicked off the Wyss Campaign for Nature with a 1 Billion US dollar contribution! Protecting 30% of the planet’s land and ocean would double the…

empowerment, Awesome Stories

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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…

beauty, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you beauty, foster care, healing sleep, Finding Beauty This article is a good reminder to practice looking for beauty where we are. Alanda writes about the power of beauty to transform. While having a bad day, Alanda found beauty in a red onion and it shifted her whole day. “As…

transformation, letting go

Autumn Changes

Autumn Changes This is a post I hoped to never write. I’ve been stewing about it for days (weeks, months). My life has been in a downhill slide for the past 4 years. I’ve hinted at some of the issues, but pride kept me from going into too much detail. So here’s the messy truth.…

abstract photography, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you landscape beauty, ultrasound therapy, caterpillar magic, Community Cars and mastering irrelevancy. International Landscape Awards This is a wonderful collection of landscape photos from a competition called the Internation Landscape Photographer of the Year. They received over 2600 submissions from professional and amateur photographers around the world to select the top…

spring flowers, joy, poetry

Conflicted Constructs

Conflicted Constructs feelings conflicted life challenging soul choices opportunity? ~ This post comes from a building feeling of internal unrest. I’ve been feeling blocked and not knowing what to write about because I want to be honest with my feelings, and I also want to empower and uplift others with my words. Reading about a…