Usually colored a bright red shaped simply symmetrically symbol of adoration, as to be beloved on every 14th of Feburary. Filled with compassion, desire, and hope. We all want to come home to our hearts, to make sure we care about what truly matters. It beats in unison within every living thing the minute we enter this life. Let us remember we all have only … Continue reading The Heart
In man’s search for meaning a little boy goes hoping that someday he will find his very own Soon finding he is not alone. His dream is for someday to reach a star not at all concerned about how high or far asking endless questions about who, what and why? He mostly wants to know why we all must die. In man’s … Continue reading A Little Boy Goes
I want to make clear that my blog’s purpose is to present positive and inspiring poetry and art. That is my goal all the time. But today I hate the idea that I have to address the crazy hate manifested in the attacks on places of worship. Enough is enough. I also just learned this morning on a news show that a girl is in … Continue reading I HATE TO TALK ABOUT HATE
I am seeking peace! Check out my idea of what that means to me. Tonight all I want is peace and calmness. And my message to all of you is Please vote! Let us pass peace forward. Is not peace what we all want and need? Continue reading VOTE!
Ever since I became a grandmother all I think about is my grandchildren’s future and if life will be good for them. I fear that they will not have access to the same natural resources that I had as a youngster because we have abused the planet and mother nature for so long. I dread the moment that I will have to explain to them why … Continue reading What do I tell my grandchildren now?
A shrinking feeling overwhelms me; the giant issues that surround the world suffocate and diminish my spirit slowly. Will we survive? Will this craziness pass? Will we ever find the door that leads to the garden of love and peace? Let us be strong again; Let us believe again; We must survive the lunacy, the autocratic greed, the narcissistic need to lead blindly, … Continue reading A Shrinking Feeling
Deep breaths cleanse the mind but one long deep breath will help you find the peace and calm you need It’s like a special kind of feed that nourishes the soul. Continue reading Reason to take a deep breath
“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than knowledge that is Idle.” -Kahlil Gibran Way too many of us have acted on the knowledge we have acquired in our lives. But many of us are as idle as an old Jalopy. The world is being tortured emotionally with so many threats. It seems that even Mother nature insists on teaching us some valuable … Continue reading Quote
I found this very different interpretation of John Lennon’s “Imagine”. I just had to share with my friends here at WordPress. Continue reading Thinking About Dreamers Like Me
ten minutes a day i pray for real peace on earth soon after a bird sings Continue reading Haiku 112
There is a silent haven A marvel of a place where words do not matter anymore only the stillness within me. Continue reading Silent Haven
Out of no where I began humming “One Moment Time”, a song made popular by the late Whitney Houston during the 1988 Summer Olympics. It dawned on me that I was going back to a special one moment that was and has been very meaningful to me. It was the song chosen by my students to sing at their high school graduation. I was … Continue reading More On Mindfulness
Sometimes I go to my favorite place; silently and all alone. no fancy name given no signs to direct me there no houses, no people simply a natural space in which to roam. If ever you should need to go there I will gladly show you the way but there is one thing I must say all you really need is to close your … Continue reading The Landscapes of My Mind
Meditation brings us closer to the silence we all need right now the more silent and still the more awareness grows like wild ferns in the deep forest. Peace evolves from within: the soul develops hardy muscles to keep depression out; like a great cyclone fence it protects, but still lets the sun rays dance around you. Meditation energizes; it brings back the pep … Continue reading On Meditation
My brother passed away 21 years ago to the day and just two days before his passing we had a very long telephone conversation. I did not know it then but he was saying goodbye. We talked about everything. The one thing that still resonates is what he said a few minutes before we finished our long talk, “You only live once kiddo.” I am … Continue reading “You Only Live Once Kiddo”