Flower of the Day Challenge #31: Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac 1st Blooms

Bloomerang dark purple lilac—beautiful and fragrant 2022 ©DeeMin All rights reserved Thanks to Cee for hosting the Flower of the Day prompt. Thank you for journeying along. Like what you see? Read more here👈 Subscribe to the blog here👈 “Like” and comment👇I love hearing from you.In creative solidarity, Dee

Flower of the Day Challenge #30: Azalea’s First Bloom in ‘22

… the gorgeousness of blooming azalea shrubs is about to grace my garden as it springs back to life … accompanied by the resilient Bugle Thanks to Cee for hosting the Flower of the Day prompt. Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? Welcome! You may start here👈 and for more follow …

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BIRTHmonth: Day 30 Concluding Affirmation—I Affirm Today to Self-Love

Before-word: To celebrate my birthMONTH I declared an affirmation for each day. At the end of the month I conclude with the affirmation to self-love, because you must first love yourself in order to love anyone else. This emanates from the ultimate love—the love of and for God. This was the April I affirm to …

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BirthMONTH—Day 19: I Affirm Today to Love the Way My Heart Knows How to Love

I will not make excuses for the way my heart loves I will love ❤️ honestly I will love ❤️ naturally I will love ❤️ completely I will love the way my heart knows how to love Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? Welcome! You may start here👈 and for more …

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BirthMONTH—Day 13: I Affirm Today to Trust My Journey

Life is a journey, and we each have our unique way to move through it. But, no matter how different our journeys will be, we all will end life in the same way. Different journeys, similar destination. The state you’ll be in when you arrive at the destination is based on the choices you make …

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Shabbat Shalom: What In God’s Name?! The Summary

Click👆to listen to audio of this post Shabbat Shalom! Welcome to the summary post of the “What in God’s Name?!” series we wrapped up last week. On this journey to the heart of God through exploring His names, we saw the backstory revealing each name as almost always one of “hide and go seek”. Only …

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POETS UNITE: World Poetry Day 2022

“Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values.”From: https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/worldpoetryday

Lost Between Forever & Always©

Love Meandering through the malaise of what could have been Dodging word-wars hurled in fiery exchanges Delicate foreskin of its fortitude penetrated Breaking down its defenses Love Wandering brokenly Unsure and afraid Not finding its way Lost somewhere between forever and always 2021 ©createdbyDEEsign. All rights reserved. Thank you for reading! First time to the …

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Smoke & Water© [a Haiku]

Autumn smoky-orange Escapes across water’s glass Reflection, cascades Written in response to Ronovon’s Weekly Haiku Prompt inspired by the image above. 2022 ©DeeMin All rights reserved Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? Welcome! Feel free to “like” or drop a comment, I love hearing from you. You may start here👈 and …

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Celebrating Women & Girls Everywhere: International Women’s Day

On this International Woman’s Day: Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, just and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias. 2022 ©DeeMin All rights reserved Thank you for journeying along. …

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Refugee©

Right now the world is in solidarity with Ukraine as it fights for freedom, and rightly so. While there is aggression from without there’s aggression within. Again we see that racism and discrimination know no boundaries and that hurt people hurt people. In addition to the trauma of war, Black people are being detained at borders and animals/pets given safe passage while they are being pushed off trains. As we pray for Ukraine we pray for ALL people—regardless of race or nationality, to have equal access to cross borders to safety.

Sunday Photo Reflection #24: Tall Palms & Sunlight

Palms taller than high-rise building … … Sun gloriously bright! 2022 ©DeeMin All rights reserved Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? Welcome! Feel free to “like” or drop a comment, I love hearing from you. You may start here👈 and for more subscribe to the blog here👈In creative solidarity, Dee

Flower of the Day Challenge #23: Happy Hibiscus

Ran across this happy flower on one of my walks — she was the only bloom. Sharing for your viewing pleasure. Thanks to Cee for hosting the Flower of the Day prompt. Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? Welcome! You may start here👈 and for more follow the blog here👈In creative …

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Shabbat Shalom: Prayer For Peace & Ukraine

Click👆to listen to audio of this post In light of what is taking place in Ukraine and its heart-rending and life-altering impact, I’ll pause the “What In God’s Name” series today to instead offer a prayer for peace. However, before the prayer I’d like to go back to a giant statue that was put up …

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Flower of the Day Challenge #22: of Orchids & Snow

So we’re under a nor’easter with heavy snowfall. It’s cold but what a warmth in my heart this orchid is generating. She’s the first bloom of the season. From the dairy of a HappyOrchidMom Thanks to Cee for hosting the Flower of the Day prompt. Thank you for journeying along. First time to the site? …

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Shabbat Shalom: New Year—New Thing [with audio]

PLAY👆to listen as you read along Some times it feels unreal, but we’ve actually been hunkered down for almost two years. Can you believe it?! Just about every aspect of our lives have been constrained and in some instances crippled by an infectious agent that is so small it requires a microscope to visualize it. …

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