Coffee brewing, bacon frying, my grandmother’s peach cobbler. Fire. All familiar scents that once woke me from sleep. Little did I know until now of the ethereal smell of intensity,…
“…Even in the shadows…”
~ Beyonce Knowles / Ryan Tedder / Terius Nash
12 “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? 13 And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off. 14 In the same way your Father in heaven is not willing that any of these little ones should perish.
~ Matthew 18:12-14
Dear Endy, Something unnamed implores me to think on you, write to you and dream upon you because last we spoke you mentioned we were at a disadvantage in not…
“Look—my feet don’t hit the marble!
Like breath or a balloon, I’m rising,
I hover six inches in the air
in my blazing swan-egg of light.
You think I’m not a goddess?
This is a torch song.
Touch me and you’ll burn.”
~ Margaret Atwood
“… and at night I love to listen to the stars. It is like five
hundred million little bells…”
~ The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint−Exupery
Nothing is ever considered a problem until it encroaches on those closest to you because we tend not to look for the blemish in the mirror until someone else points…
What are you listening for? The sound of bullets, horses and roses all sound the same depending on which end of the barrel you’re focused on.
“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.”
3 John 1:2
What do you see when you study the girl in the photo?
“How did Nathan die?” Mom had been sleeping soundly and was awoken by that question asked by her daughter. Her eyes fluttered open taking a moment to focus on her…
“Impermanence” Standing with my towel wrapped around my waist I faced the mirror and read the word I’d written in the fog the prior day. Each day I wrote a…
She has one friend in the traditional sense, the gal she went to high school with. She doesn’t really consider anyone else a friend unless you count that guy she’s…
“What’s your best guess?” asked the instructor. She didn’t think it was a fair question because he wasn’t looking for the truth. He was looking for the pre-populated answer in…
“You want me to retool?” she asked her Father. Silence. She was greeted with silence. “Retool?” she thought to herself.
“Let no one change your tone or the colors you choose for life flight” ~ V
When he woke up in the morning he kept his eyes closed while sitting up in bed and swinging his legs over the side. He sat like silently that for…
BOB DIAMOND: “Did you ever have friends whose stomach hurt?” DAN MILLER: “Every one of them.”
He ran into the science lab grabbing every beaker in the supply room before running to the fridge and grabbing all diseased Petri dishes.
Welcome to Love Bubble Studio!
We stood under the bridge, me admiring the beauty and wondering where the homeless people were because we were surely in the most calming and scenic under the bridge location…
It is always the hope that we are taking time to breathe in deeply to inhale the love that can’t help but surround the air we live in.
When I think of him it’s easy to write. It’s because he is everywhere such that I find inspiration in every part inside of me and all the parts scattered.…
“…I am here, You are there… Together…”
– Katie Woodward
“If I had nothing to give, how much effort would you expend to continue pouring love into me?” she asked.
Designing and drawing petticoats was my first project in art class and one technique that worked very well for me was to orientate the clothing upside down and move forward…
Carrying children on our backs is not only visual art but reality…
“The mothers scar is the child’s wound that fades along her skin but does not heal the child’s heart until becoming scarred in manhood his pain bleeds into the womb of love where he returns to the origin of his healing”
~ V a l I d a r i o u
In lieu of a candied white van lure he knocked on my door with a basket of fruit so I invited him in and offered to be his seat before…
Awareness is written inside the heart When, Why and Where do not co-exist
“There is nothing the body suffers which the soul may not profit by.”
~ George Meredith
“You ask others to believe but do you believe? Before you answer can you see or admit you still look out the window? What do you see and what are…
Summer was nearly over and I’d tuned my pocketbook To advertisements of Buy One, Get One Free To the buy low, sell high, mark it higher game
“To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.”
– William Blake
“Do you want to know why you are beautiful?” he asked.
It is time to prepare dinner but I’m tired and the children have digitally shape-shifted Though admittedly I’m not far behind
Towering in plain siteIt hid behind vinesWalls stained with rainStanding proud and fearless
My mind presented me with several options then asked me to choose one so I visualized myself standing in a dark cave poised to exit but with those options standing…
“He was a dirty dog like the rest of them,” Ankita said angrily to her Aunt Aurora.
In 2017 a group of teachers from an elementary school in California distributed one envelope to each of their students at the school’s weekly assembly where the principal took the…