Inspiration, Beauty, Life

Comfort

Place a teddy on a window ledge. This dear idea began in NZ and we can spread it, further. Families walk or drive through the empty streets playing games such as, ‘I Spy.’ A teddy bear is a symbol for comfort. If an action brings about a smile or starts a tally count, all the […]

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beauty, excerpt from a scene, heart and soul, hope

Birdsong

Birdsong breaks silence, an ode to Hope. Blossoms adorn the gnarled branches of a Cherry tree: sugar pink, fleeting. Lily of the Valley breaks humble ground, pure and white, crushed by careless footsteps and coveted by tiny hands, a bespoke bouquet. Beauty so tender, her heart aches.

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brave, excerpt from a scene, inspiration, strong women, writing

“Listen, Child. Remember who we are: daughters of strong limbed women with imperfect hearts, makers and givers of life. Suffering to our dreams. Forming circles of comfort, sweet tea and honey. We cooked because we had to. Who else fed the children? Believers on a crooked path to a better life- a place where every […]

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artist, creativity, Inspiration, Beauty, Life

A Bird’s Eye View

Paint with children. Nurture imagination. Read of artistic styles, study the work of artists. Visit a gallery. An abstract world, as seen through the eyes of a child. Beautiful. “If I could remove one thing from the world and replace it with something else, I would erase politics and put art in its place. That […]

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beauty, hope, inspiration, Inspiration, Beauty, Life, life, say it

Beauty surrounds us. It’s a found nest, tossed from the trunk of an old oak. It’s innocence and a lack of sophistication. It’s crocus shoots breaking through frosted hardpan or a child’s scribbled note. It’s a falling star and the crush of rose. It’s kisses and rain, the words of a poet. It’s simple and […]

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