Tag Archives: change

Autumn: Nature Transformed

The wheel turns and Nature transforms. Trees let go and produce wonderful colors of red, yellow and orange leaves. I love this time of year, because it is so rich with opportunities for change. The wheel turns and Nature transforms. … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, poetry, Self Discovery, spiritual development | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Is Compassion?

The Macmillan Dictionary defines compassion as: sympathy for another’s suffering or misfortune combined with a desire to help. I like to define compassion as: “Recognizing that the other person is me” I feel it is these learned beliefs and expectation, … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Planting Seeds For New Beginnings

Planting the Seeds Of New Beginnings Dear Reader, Spring is arriving this evening and the snow is falling in Ashley Falls, MA. How is spring arriving where you are? Today, I saw a few birds fly by the window. I … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time To Journey

Photograph by Patricia R Blumhagen Time to journey, dear reader, for your voyage within to discover the gifts in the world where darkness is king and to embrace with compassion and understanding that which is    uncovered. Now is your moment … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Emotions

I find that writing is a tool for self-knowledge. Why? Because it offers the opportunity to confront ones inner dialogue of self doubts, feelings of inferior, devaluing oneself and believing I will fail. These uncomfortable states are not only a … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Rose

There is so much uncertainty, fear, and stress in our world today, and the many forces pushing us into this or that. I often ask myself, “How can I find the inner strength to handle it all? Where do I … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Inner Critic

Touching my inner critic was a tearing apart of what I had known. Once I was able to identity what was preventing me from writing I was able to move ahead. This catalyst freed me up to construct writing goals … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts of the Author | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment