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Organization Spirit

Life as we know it Proclaim to change at year’s end Significant note Discard useless, create space Organization spirit ___________________________________________________ Image Credit © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Organize

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Grass Beneath My Feet

Key daily measure … Grounding with earth elements … Grass beneath my feet … Sunshine on my face, birds near … Gaia blows gentle kiss ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 … Continue reading

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Lenten Journey (37)

Striving perfection Being one with mind and soul Servant’s holy life Living past human failings Nourishment by communion ______________________________________________ Lenten Journey – Day 37 Biblical Scripture: Philippians 2:1-11 Open Invitation to Join Terri from Cloaked Monk ______________________________________________ © by rgb … Continue reading

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Lenten Journey (36)

Miraculous signs Naysayers – what will it take? Assess your belief Open your eyes, peer beyond Delve within your soul’s junction ______________________________________________ Lenten Journey – Day 36 Biblical Scripture: John 12:34-50 Open Invitation to Join Terri from Cloaked Monk ______________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Flittering and Fluttering

Dancing dragonfly Flittering and fluttering Nestles for a rest Enjoying buttercup tea Ants picnicking with fairies ______________________________________________ Image Credit © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Day 28 Theme: Your Blog’s Name Form: Freestyle

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Lenten Journey (5)

Undeserved anguish Triumphant Christ thwarts death’s depth Precious Divine Love Seeking bankrupted spirits Divinity routs evil ______________________________________________ Lenten Journey – Day 5 Biblical Scripture: 1 Peter 3:18-22 Open Invitation to Join Terri from Cloaked Monk ______________________________________________ © by rgb for … Continue reading

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Twisted Sisters Arrive

  Ravens and owls soar Cougars roam leaving paw prints Wind sings through breezes Like a lullaby lulls sleep Upon request we balance   Twisted shapes stand guard Ancient pods with new growth Nature calls sisters We arrive band together … Continue reading

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“Is that all there is?”

    Jaded souls believe Too much mayhem in the world “Is that all there is?” Sever the inner shackles Awaken to simple life ______________________________________________ This is written in Tanka (or waka) form. Tanka is an unrhymed Japanese poem consisting … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

“Each week Carry On Tuesday will publish either a famous quotation or a line from a book, song or poem and invite you to Carry On where words stop. You may use some of the words or all of them either … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembrance Hold Dear!

Remembrance hold dear Those who fought courageously So we may be free Life, hope, courage, reassurance With these we shall keep faith near ______________________________________________ Since today is Memorial Day – I feel it is fitting to repost this piece in … Continue reading

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Muse

Tap the nine sisters Center your heart’s creative niche Reflect and listen Which muse is your choreographer Art, Music, Poetry chose me ______________________________________________  NOTE: Although I would like to say, I chose them; in honesty, they chose me! According to … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne

  Birth of friendship … Eons pass, different life paths … … For Auld Lang Syne … Time melts, connection stronger … Unimaginable duo!   Dedicated to Den … twenty five years may have passed, but time has stood still! … Continue reading

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