The Emerging Light

Pink Sunset in Water

Easter is derived from the word east --- where the sun rises to begin each day. It is celebrated as transforming death. In ancient Egypt, when someone died they wested, as in the sunset. What comes to mind when you think of Easter? Colorful spring flowers, everlasting life, love? As plants emerge and people venture …

Life in Colour Photo Challenge – Green

Gardner Way Street Sign

I've been so mesmerized by Spring's arrival this month, I almost missed Travel Words Life in Colour Photo Challenge. (She posts the new color on the first Sunday of each month.) So, while Nature is beginning to unfold some of her greens, here's a few from my archives to meet the Green challenge: Besides this …

The Time Traveling Hibiscus

With ephemeral traits hallmarking the gate to past and future, have you considered gifting a hibiscus for the New Year? Once it's Gone, it's Gone You know the sayings, "Out with the old and in with the new," or "Here today, gone tomorrow."  True for so many things --- like each year, our youth, good …

Where did all the tomatoes go?

If you don't start your own vegetable plants --- like I usually forget to do in March, you're probably like me and purchasing starter plants from a local greenhouse.  The problem I always run in to --- especially for cherry tomatoes and peppers, is they're usually packaged four to six plants to a flat which …

Good Morning Mother Nature

One of my favorite morning activities is walking through the garden discovering what's bloomed then cutting a basket full of flowers to become a bouquet.  Focusing solely on colors, textures and scents quiets my mind while the warming sun and cooling breeze brushing my skin soothes my HSP spirit. Mother Nature offers this gentle good …

A garden then and now…

No surprise to me, this inspirational sentiment about a garden's virtues.  What is surprising though, is that it was written by the Persian poet Saadi who lived more than 700 years ago.  Can you imagine the beauty he beheld then, before industry dominated our planet?  If I find a garden breathtaking now, I wonder what …

From “Wednesday Whisper (August)”

In perusing other blogs, it’s refreshing to see so many so deeply moved by nature. Many of us have taken photos hoping to capture the moment or inspiration but the blog with this photo absolutely mesmerizes me with its level of beauty and intrigue.  I could not pass up the opportunity to ensure you saw it too.

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