A2Z 2021 – Birds – Dove

Featured photo by Sylvia Maulding Physical Description: Doves are medium-sized birds with short stout bodies, short necks, and short beaks. Size varies according to the species as does coloring. The mourning dove, the most common species in North America, measures about 11 inches long, with a wingspan of 18 inches and a weight of approximately…

Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Good morning! I read this article and thought to share. 🙂 https://www.fastcompany.com/90532707/why-ceos-need-to-read-poetry-yes-poetry-to-lead-in-the-post-covid-world Poetry is the art of using words charged with their utmost meaning. A society whose intellectual leaders lose the skill to shape, appreciate, and understand the power of language will become the slaves of those who retain it—be they politicians, preachers, copywriters, or…

Happy Mother’s Day! Open Letter to Mom

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there! What a time to be a mom! I wrote an open letter to mom this year: Dear Mom, There’s really no one like you. I mean, who else tickles my feet at 5am just to get a head start on the day? You tell me that…

Gratitude During a Chaotic Time – Daily Quarantine Questions📌

He transformed into a tough security guard, and wherever I went, he was there…. Last night, I had an disturbing dream where a coworker’s omnipresence at a building’s every entrance unsettled me. With his steely gaze, he said firmly, “Sa, you can’t leave. You have been QUARANTINED.” I look behind me to find a packed…

#OctPoWriMo12 – Locked in Time

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul. “ Martha Graham Locked in time, ballet dancer’s grace is lockedMay mystify viewers early in MayWork of beauty requires ample workPower released through body of power Depth of breaths connects to musical depthBalanced and poised, mystery is balancedDaring to dream is in itself daringBlack sophistication hidden in…

#OctPoWriMo6 – Periwinkle Depths

Thrashing wavesA transfixed ambledoLost in the vastness of midnight blue Nautical twilight encompassing mystery Coy shadows thrive in shades of sapphire Tranquil hues, calming faithHealing world

Freedom of Expression – Revival!

Hamsa Hand Good morning everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! I looked up a Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of revival to refresh my understanding and this is what popped up: a new presentation or publication of something old renewed attention to or interest in something a return of strength and importance When I visited my…

#FOTD- Flowers for Miss Helene

Death, A Sacred Mystery… Good evening everyone, I feel a sense of loss as I learned from bloggers, Fandango, WillowDot21, Idorun, Jordy, that Helene has passed away. She was such a beautiful spirit and author of What Do You See Weekly Challenge. I feel sad that I cannot even re-read all of her beautiful poems…

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt: 8 Things

Hello everyone! I first saw this challenge on Winnie’s blog in which I enjoyed the beauty she explores. Sadje at Keep it Alive has found this scavenger hunt, and she invited her followers along. So, I decided to tag along as well! Find something that makes you happy Currently I’m feeling good as I am…

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…