A-to-Z Challenge: Optimism

Kristen has invited us to think about attitude for Rory’s 3.2.1. Quote Me Challenge this week. I discovered a poem and some quotes about optimism and its link to attitude which makes me reflect on my own life. Enjoy! Heal YourselfBy: Laya Sarath The self within you is perturbed Rusty, Dusty, unclear and broken Ruptured…

A-to-Z Challenge: Justice

Hello everyone! Lady Justice wants to say hello as well. This morning I read an article from opendemocracy.net : Six boys, one cop, and the road to restorative justice I’ve been meaning to explore a concept that caught my attention a few years ago. My former ethics professor once told us there was a Fulbright…

A-to-Z Challenge: Consciousness

Hello! A few days ago, I went to a personal workshop for women called “What Color is Your Cape?” (mine’s yellow like sunshine, btw 😀 ), and I encountered the quote above. Patanjali was a Hindu author, mystic, and philosopher who codified and compiled a set of yoga practices into a systematic framework called the…

A-to-Z Challenge: Anchored

Ahoy mateys! After being inspired by many bloggers, I’ve decided to join the fun in this A-to-Z Blogging Challenge! If you’re new to my blog, I generally enjoy writing about a variety of subjects (fiction, poetry, dreams, food, nature, photography, quotes, humor, culture ) based on various prompts I discover. So, brace yourselves, I need…

Wintry Virtual Reality

My friend knew that I was intent on exploring a stimulating new hobbyso she gave me a gift of virtual reality for Christmasand helped me strap on the goggles over my eyes. Anticipating a special adventure,I wake up in a red telephone booth which transported me into a kind of magical wintry masterpiecein the snowfall…

Q&A: Imagination and Expression

Inspiration is the greatest gift because it opens your life to many new possibilities. Each day becomes more meaningful, and your life is enhanced when your actions are guided by what inspires you Bernie Siegel Eclectic Contrarian tagged me in a short, yet interesting Q&A  that inspires me to dig deeper into my psyche which I’ve pondered…

Talkative Tag

“When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.” Shannon L. Alder https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/talking Eclectic Contrarian created a talkative tag to thank those who have…

Dark Night of the Soul

Shaken by thedeviation from plansshifting the ground I stand ontearing open a rift I fall into a black holeAttempt to grasp the colorsthat will bring me back into the world I love but it slips between my fingers Sense of reality shatteredFutile to glue back together the shards of countless pieces I’m lost in this dark…

Friday Follies: Ep 1.4 – Sticky Scandal

Psstt…..National Enquirer! After you’re finished dealing with the lunacy surrounding the story of Prince Charles, I got a question and a possible leading story for you! I came across this label that ensorcelled me today, and I’m dying to know what the scandal is! All of the sudden, this gum was censored, and I’m wondering…