beautiful heart, brave, spring, strong women

Spring will come. We will smile. Wash off the day. Stand in a shower or soak in a bath. Tell yourself, You’ll be fine. You are fine. I am fine. This is what we do. We get up, march forth. We settle differences and solve problems. We stand our ground. We do all with grace […]

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Spring waltzed in: heart full, old fashioned, and sensual.
Hyacinths

Spring waltzes in: beautiful, hard to describe, sensual. There is something old fashioned in her grace, tender to her touch. She slips off, leaving you lost in a bed of hyacinth.

~ a dove’s call

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A Sacred Moment

Morning shivers breaking dawn. A sliver of sunlight slips through the open window.  The first sparrow’s chirrup, ‘Wake up, Wake up. Wake up.’ From somewhere down the street, a child’s laughter scatters like jacks tossed upon cement. A siren screams in the distance. The flowers are silent.   Heaven is on earth. ~ Annie

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Gratitude

Gratitude. Years ago a thoughtful neighbour brought me a clump of peony roots, dug from her colourful garden, divided for another.  On a walk, I pause to admire the show of beauty blooming so splendidly in her garden.  My eyes covet the peonies, the genus Paeonia, buds wrapped tight, stalks gently holding the shy, unfurling […]

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