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Monthly archives for February, 2015

End of Month Potpourri-February 2015

End of Month Potpourri-February 2015

“Cherish the beauty and cherish the pain, both will give you experience and you will never be the same” ~ Nikki Rowe     It is the end of the month, and time for a little Potpourri.  A bit of this and a bit of that.  And I thought I would dip into the Women’s Circle of […]

Poetry Sunday-Gratitude For A New Day

Poetry Sunday-Gratitude For A New Day

 Gratitude For A New Day      The dawn breaks slow a warming glow, across the horizon rising soft and low.   A peace settles down on everything surrounds, waking my soul with the sweetest sounds.   And my grateful heart knows as love overflows, a day being born of blessings bestowed.     © […]

Conversations In The Garden-On Being ...

Conversations In The Garden-On Being Sensitive

“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”  ~ Dorothy M. Neddermeyer     Several years ago, I was vacationing with family at the beach.  Growing up, I used to watch my dad body surf, and always wanted to give it a try.  This day the water seemed to […]

Poetry Sunday-Creating My World

Poetry Sunday-Creating My World

  Creating My World   I touch the heaven inside of me Flowing, boundless, creating my reality.   Always changing, twisting, transforming Beliefs morphing, still being born, forming.   All before me limitless Unending joy, pure bliss.   Listening, tapping into the whispers that surround Nature’s miracles through my eyes abound.   A spirit transcending […]

Triggering Happiness

Triggering Happiness

 “And the true realism, always and everywhere, is that of the poets: to find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all.”  ~ Robert Louis Stevenson       Six months ago I began this blog.  It was after an exhausting trek […]

Poetry Sunday-Night Visitor

Poetry Sunday-Night Visitor

Night Visitor    She slips out from the shadows into the moonlit fields.   Gliding, her tawny hide now black under the blanket of stars, she is mindful of her purpose.   Stopping occasionally for a nibble along the fence line, she melts back to the cover at woods edge to safety and rest.   […]

Wildlife Lessons-The Gentleness of De...

Wildlife Lessons-The Gentleness of Deer

“In the midst of our lives, we must find the magic that makes our souls soar.” ~ Anonymous     Every summer we wait patiently (OK sometimes not so patiently) for the new fawns to emerge from the woods and step into the meadow.  The mama deer (a white-tailed deer or Odocoileus virginianus) is careful to make […]

Poetry Sunday-Winter Woods

Poetry Sunday-Winter Woods

Winter Woods   Winter slips silently around me Walking me to cold, crisp woods To gaze upon the peaceful slumber Suddenly exhilarated, restored in found solace.   © Donna Donabella 2012   __________________________________________________________ This poem was written on February 6, 2012,  during a particularly cold, snowy winter.  There is something about the snow; like being […]

Favorite Quote This Week:

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” ~ Aristotle


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