Motivational Monday Poem: Shades of Grey

Daylight dancing with destiny Cascading over each surface Strength, inspiration, and heart Leading the artistic spirit across the floor   Moonlight streaming through crevices Revealing hidden beauty at every corner Magic, mysticism, fantasy Empowering the creative spirit within   Shades of grey blending into one Uniting life and the energy that surrounds For though ourContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Shades of Grey”

Come Alive with The Greatest Showman

Originally posted on An Entertaining Idea:
I love The Greatest Showman. No, adore is more fitting! I adore everything about this fantastic, heartwarming, toe-tapping, inspiring musical. If you have yet to see the film, bookmark this post and go buy the digital, DVD, or streaming copy – it’s worth your time and your money. As…

Motivational Monday Poem: Destinations Known

Energy, pure and radiant Kissing the skin, Warming the spirit Connecting us to past, present, and future   Alive to the moment Cognizant of what came before Transfixed and determined Moving ahead while looking back   Paths winding and veiled by fog Heading toward destinations uncertain But not unknown

Motivational Monday Poem: Starlit March

Spring into action Speak with passion March to the beat Of your heart’s rhythm   Look ahead to tomorrow As you walk alongside The prints of those who came before   Reach for the stars Within your soul And as you march, Leave a trail of starlight For the generations yet to come.    

Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone

Color used as weapons To identify, segregate, and diminish Light and dark, white and black Opposites in shades but not humanity   We are beautiful, all masterpieces of tone Creating a unified harmony That celebrates our differences Instead of weaponizing them   We are the same color within And the auras that surround us MatterContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone”

Sunday SoulJourn: Lights, Camera, Acting

Life’s path winds, twists, and circles along my spiritual journey. Many times over the course of four decades I’ve stopped moving, remained stuck in quicksand, or shook with fear. The belief that I must keep moving forward provided inspiration and energy when fatigue or frustration set in. How do I take that first step? IContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Lights, Camera, Acting”

Motivational Monday Poem: Heart Broken – Spirit Strong

Our spirits remains strong Though our heart broken Loss so profound It swallows us whole Flooding our view With pain, grief, and confusion When tragedy befalls Senseless and horrific We call upon our God(s) or elected officials Praying for answers, demanding change As the spirits of those lost Rest in peace Ours will not SpeakingContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Heart Broken – Spirit Strong”

Jen and Lena: How Kathleen McGowan’s novels changed my life

“I have loved you before I love you today and I will love you again. The time returns.” – Kathleen McGowan The Expected One It’s been nearly a year and a half since my older sister passed, and she’s been on my mind and in my dreams more often than not lately. Jen was aContinue reading “Jen and Lena: How Kathleen McGowan’s novels changed my life”

Sunday SoulJourn: Love Trumps Hate

“I hate mosquitos.” While that declaration is true for many of us, when stated from the mouth of my toddler-age niece it became a lesson on many levels.  “We don’t say ‘hate’,” was the adults’ response. “Say ‘don’t like’ instead.” I watched the loving, independent, inquisitive child play and clarity hit me like a buildingContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Love Trumps Hate”