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Conversations in the Garden: Slowing...

Conversations in the Garden:  Slowing The Pace

“I have reached the stage now where luxury is not in fine possessions but in carefree possessions, and the greatest luxury of all would be the completely expendable.” ~Nan Fairbrother     At this time of year, the garden is making its final preparations for its annual slumber.  Each successive frost reminds the plants to […]

Poetry Sunday-Reframing

Poetry Sunday-Reframing

    Reframing     I move on slow footsteps, In the opposite direction To the farthest shore To sit with myself.     Away from conformity, from perfection, From fear and moral outrage.     Turning my face toward the moon A softer reflection catching my tired eyes. Seeing through a darkness revealed A truer […]

Poetry Sunday-Push Pause Please

Poetry Sunday-Push Pause Please

  Push Pause Please   As our days speed by and I fight for my glee, I long for a way to regain my sanity. For time to stand still for just a little while…. to push pause please and bring me a smile:   Pause for a bit of ruminating Pause for a saunter or stroll, Pause […]

Poetry Sunday-Letting Go

Poetry Sunday-Letting Go

    Letting Go   Rain fall down release my pain Your healing touch, my heartache drains. Out flows the gray, as warm winds blow Dry my tears with sunbeams of gold.   © Donna Donabella 2012 __________________________________________________________ I wrote this poem October 29, 2012 during a somber period in my life when stress had taken hold of me […]

Being Peace

Being Peace

“World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.” ― Dalai Lama XIV     I am forever the peace-maker.  As a middle child, I avoided conflict and tried to help everyone get along.  I even became a certified mediator to further […]

Favorite Quote This Week:

“Make happy those who are near and those who are far will come.” ~Chinese proverb


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