Time Travel: Mom at 45 talking to her now 66-year-old daughter

Put cheese on that burger, it adds nutritional value, Mom had told her back in 1967     Well, I do believe everything is connected, daughter thinks 53 years later   Like watermelon and salt     We each have a unique perspective and truth  No, some things are just truth, like divorce is not moral     Except if you … More Time Travel: Mom at 45 talking to her now 66-year-old daughter

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Relevant Realities

That patch of earth I think I know so well where I garden mostly still and mostly silent In my stillness and my silence, I notice details hues of petals, bend of foliage, feel of damp, dark dirt Purple, green, and brown, I attend to with a focus while my little ones play games outside … More Relevant Realities

Scope

On the side porchby the holly bush,black ants traversedthe warm concrete They fascinated me,these little creatures busy withtheir close friends and family I was alone;the neighbor boyswere busy turning overrocks in the creek So, I sat by myselfwatching those antsknowing they weretotally unaware of my presence I was too large tofit into their scope I … More Scope

Alter Ego

Today I’m a Great Blue Heronbuilding a nest in high branchesof a stand of tall trees long deadin the midst of a swampy wetland I’ll fly high to view the worldfrom a cloud perspective,rest by the lake when I find oneand wait for a catch that will come No longer worried with human concernsof taking … More Alter Ego

Cool Heat

Baggy shorts, jammies top bare feet, messy bun ceiling-fan breeze on my neck sipping lemon water Watching neighbor’s sprinkler make prisms on wet grass trying to enjoy the heat longed for last December What a cool cool way to spend this hot, hot summer day To all my friends and family in the Pacific Northwest, … More Cool Heat

Abundance

In a world of habitual wanting more money, less aging, promotion, we find ourselves trapped within a consciousness of lack We are able to shift this perception, though from focusing on what we are lacking to a perception of seeing abundance focused instead on our blessings We get to breathe, others love us we have … More Abundance

Blizzards of Blessings

Winter storm blasted past sunsetglittered its mantle of snow in the moonlight Eight inches dumped to shovel and plowoffered spry aerobics in crisp morning air Dishes piled up after dishwasher brokethawed icicle fingers in sink of warm bubbles Hubby in hospital, visits restrictedbut cared for by kind health healers When an avalanche of woes is … More Blizzards of Blessings

Enjoy Punxsutawney

When every day repeats itself in awhirl of routine you cannot escapewhen nothing you do seems to make a differenceapproach your days from a different perspective Don’t play Phil Conners that’s bored and depressedbe the changed Phil with a new take on lifenotice the guy you’ve ignored each daybegin to care, become his friend Catch … More Enjoy Punxsutawney

Tuning Up

When the mind is filled with ruckus from opposing points of view give voices time for tuning up into harmonic unity   Let timpani and horns parley with violins and flutes tuning up til they create a symphony of peace   Photo courtesy of Pixabay First published February 25, 2018  

If You Were God…

An email message titled “If you were God what universe would you create?” arrived in my inbox today The question made me smile I am a god and I do create my universe Everyone is a god in my opinion creating a unique universe How could it be otherwise? Each have unique backgrounds Each have … More If You Were God…