After the storm, after the dark clouds part and the winds die down, and the heavens opens up, it is clear that God is present; it is when we are in the midst of it that we are challenged to not forget all along, He held us.
https://youtu.be/QoEpipVAZUc This song came up on my playlist as I was beginning my yard work after my first day back to my classroom when this small wildflower caught my eye. When you are a poet-photographer-believer-passionate teacher, such a thing can become life changing, lol. I was so moved by the way the sinking sun was highlighting … Continue reading Colliding Light
Sunflowers in the sand baffle my preconceived notions, such a traditional earthy flower sprouting alongside the ocean. It draws me in, such an unexpected sight, yellow-bursting heads, mini-suns against the muted, so bold and bright. So many thoughts beyond the beauty begin to orbit in my mind. I am reminded of childhood, … Continue reading Sunflowers in the Sand
Just another bud on the brink of opening, nurtured by the light, raindrops still clinging, petals absorbing, gathering courage, blushed but bursting at seams to emerge, no longer able to stay cocooned, into full potential, yearning to bloom. Each day with you, another bud of me follows suit, springs eternally. Poem … Continue reading Another Bud
Heaven on earth, heaven reaching us, is what I sometimes observe, stumble across. Those few steps toward the ocean when white sand meets white clouds, muted colors have never seemed so spiritually loud. Am I witnessing a miracle, a glimpse of what’s beyond as time stands still while my spirit lifts … Continue reading Heaven on Earth
Delicate petals lit by rising sun:silent, vulnerable beauty stuns.Poise and grace and subtle strength:symbols captivate my gaze.Dawning day, new-life blooms:sweet dream-beginnings perfume.Magic seeps into my veins:soulful elixir coats toprevent future pains.Words and images both birthed today.
Celestial sky parts as morning descends upon the bay with the gentlest kiss. Tranquility trickles in the ripples and stuns me to stillness. Just me and the Creator sharing a moment together, the beauty so powerful, perhaps a reminder that I can carry this with, and when the day becomes hectic, I … Continue reading The Rippling Within
Trackless sandreset for me,endless horizonthe non-boundary:first carefree stepsI take into my own hands,reshaping my destinyas I head for Dream Landwide awake.I will makeit reality.
I escape undetected slip past the sea-oat rimmed fence, cross the bridge to the great blue expanse, leave behind the land until toes get lifted from underwater sand, and I am in the unstable hand, at the whim of my moody but trusted friend to take me fathoms deep into the abyss … Continue reading Undetected
Emerald, snow-crested aquamountains rise up with power, teasing with fleeting chances to become safely devoured. Swallow me up and take me to that magical realm through the hollow to the sea secrets beyond the known; you can trust me to never reveal what I see in that unwitnessed wonder of … Continue reading Aquaportal