Sunflowers in the Sand

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

Present Turning

footprints in the sand headed to the sunset, the present turning to memories with each leisurely step   time stands still yet it doesn’t, simultaneously moving while holding forever the moment   no turning back as history proceeds, no undoing impressions once the pressure is released   and the shape is ingrained indelibly   though … Continue reading Present Turning

Majestic Presence

The majestic presence of the Great Blue Heron stills me in reverence, solitary beach wanderer so calm and quiet, looking out to sea with such unrushed leisure, an example of the grace and pace for human introspection needed. I join him in patience while listening with my soul for guidance, not quite meditation, but I … Continue reading Majestic Presence