listening, connecting, tuning to the divine

Listen UP!

Are you listening? Listening is a key aspect to healthy and supportive relationships. It is one of the ways that we demonstrate care, compassion and connection with another person. I’ve always been a pretty good listener with people, but I might need more practice on my listening-to-spirit skills. If you want some good practical tips…

Brain Coral, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you compassion, clean air, creative living, ancient fungi and courage. Compassion Saves Money! More studies are showing that offering homeless people housing and basic services actually saves money for the cities who implement programs for the homeless. The latest study, by the Florida Commission on Homeless, showed that it costs…

bear family, poetry

The Bear Essentials

The Bear Essentials there is a family of simple bears who live in a humble forest lair they are a lively and happy lot with elegant manners taught ~ flowers, ties and grace at every meal is the family dining deal fetch yourself some tasty grog and have a seat on the family log ~…

Supermoon Moods, poetry, love, light

Mystic Moon Beams

Mystic Moon Beams moonbeams illuminate the night piercing the veil surrounding a closed heart ~ tides flowing to hidden spaces passions awakening, synapses firing cells awakening in secret codes ~ let this magic light awaken the weary sojourner shaking off the fearful dream ~ opening heart and soul to beauty, wonder and love on this harvest…

Tinkers Bubble, community, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you eco-communities, life as poetry, consciousness of trees, creativity and age defying friendship. Tinkers Bubble This one captured my attention just for the name. Tinkers Bubble is a wonderful low impact community in rural Somerset, England. They have mostly woodlands, with some orchards, gardens, PV solar, cottage businesses and a…

Awakening, poetry, passion


 Awakening hidden feelings stir dormant passions come alive my heart beats strongly ~ the gate has opened passions bubble and erupt time to awaken   This lovely © image by Vera Komnig awakened something in me. Visit her gallery for more beautiful and evocative paintings. Thanks Vera!

Food Sharing Success

Food Sharing Shines

Food Sharing Shines Food sharing, security and distribution are hot topics around the country.   We are blessed in the US with a bounty of food and good agricultural land, yet amazingly 1 in 6 Americans face hunger. At the same time, about 40% of all food produced goes to waste. Better systems for growing, distributing…

children playing, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you free spirits, love in action, organic batteries, hybrid energy and happy feet. Free Spirits Thank goodness for children to remind us to play, be silly and make things up. Lately, I’ve been noticing myself drawn to children and play. This urge called forth a new poem called Dancing with…

It's Raining Peace, poetry

It’s Raining Peace

It’s Raining Peace Look, up in the sky is it a bird, a plane, a man no, it’s a peace tree raining down showers of love, respect and harmony spreading peace throughout the land building bridges of hope rivers of respect houses of compassion all working to love one another Hallelujah, It’s Raining Peace! ~…

Hummingbird Shuffle, poetry

Hummingbird Shuffle

Hummingbird Shuffle   sipping sweet nectar dancing blossom to blossom sooth my hungry soul ~ buzz, hover, shuffle shimmering body of light dance into my heart     Photo: Dave Mosher/ I just found this fun video that presents a more whimsical view on the hummingbird shuffle. :)