gratitude, thanks, photography

Glowing with Gratitude

Glowing with Gratitude ~ radiant sunset glowing with fire and beauty the effects of love ~ After my recent post about wanting to have more trust for the new year, I received an incredible outpouring of love and support from my community here on WordPress. I don’t know why, but it still surprises me when…

courage, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you feeding souls, gratitude, and courage. Feeding Souls MacKenzie Hinson is a very special young woman. She started the Make A Difference Food Pantry in Mt. Olive NC at age 10 as her way of giving back to the community for helping her family through a hard time. At 13,…

poetry, love, vulnerability

Tender Hearts

Tender Hearts ~ beaten bruised and weary your tender heart is calling love asks for our surrender we may be called to give greatly releasing our ideas, comforts, and attachments love will trim and prune like a gardener removing what isn’t necessary making room for new growth to have more peace in life surrender and open…

sunset, imperfection

The Messy Truth

The Messy Truth Routinely, I struggle with depression, confusion, and overwhelm. Many weeks it’s hard as heck to write an uplifting post when my life is falling apart as it has been for 6 years. I hold back on expressing my feelings because I want this blog to be a place of inspiration, connection, and…

pain, compassion, Awesome Stories

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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…

photography, vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability

The Power of Vulnerability The wound is the place where the Light enters you. ~ Rumi Rumi’s quote reminds me that vulnerability is often a gateway for intimacy, both with myself and others. I was talking to a friend at Unity recently and she mentioned how much see enjoyed my post on Bitter Medicine. She…

vulnerability, indecision

Bitter Medicine

Today I’m going to share some bitter medicine.  Yesterday was a hard day financially and emotionally. I lost in one day, three weeks worth of investment gains, leaving me financially and emotionally wiped out. I can’t seem to get ahead financially or emotionally. Then I realized part of the reason is that I keep standing…

Smiles from Walking in Spirit

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 Welcome to Awesome Stories. Get ready to love, smile and be awesome. Do you have what it takes to be a great leader? According to Jane Harper, it takes “humbitious”, a unique blend of humbleness and ambition, leaders to create innovation and creativity. She sites IBM research stating “We notice that by far the lion’s share of world-changing luminaries…