A Tale of Finding One’s Voice

After meditating on our humanness one night, I was enveloped by my dreams. As I flew away, I glided through our vast universe and witnessed a world so beautiful that it was almost incomprehensible. Far below, I spotted expansive oceans, high mountains, serpentine rivers, crystalline lakes, green savannas and undulated deserts, big metropolis and sometimes the reflection of something that seemed to be a tiny village shimmering in the sun in the middle of nowhere. As I flew lower, my vision became acute, so did my hearing and smell. I sensed salty water, refreshing evergreens, and smoke somewhere; I saw birds, drones and planes passing by me, but more interesting were the echoes of things, animals and people. Of the three, I marveled at the sounds of humans: laughter, melodies, voices and cries. These were disturbing and I detected fear,

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The View That Keeps On Giving

When I first walked onto the terrace of what is now my home, overlooking the marina, the Intracoastal Waterway and the mighty Atlantic Ocean, I gasped. I could not believe the view that lay before me. Eight years later, I’m still gasping and pinching myself to see if this is a dream. When I finally catch my breath, here comes a whoosh of awe. Then, I surrender to a warm wave of gratitude. Sometimes I shout out to the Creator. Other times I just sit on my pillow in silence and revel in the magic I just beheld. As a rush of light climbs over the sea, I frantically grab my camera and do my best to capture this phenomenon that is the sunrise. My heart fills up and I harvest my photos onto the computer to share. This beauty

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Color My World

Have you ever wondered why the colors you see emotionally move you as with a sunset or “speak” to you when choosing colors to decorate your home or add to your wardrobe? Have you ever gone to the market like I have and find yourself deciding what to buy by the color? Color is an energy vibration that changes us. How and why? Color is a universal, silent and soulful language. Colors contain information and convey different messages. Colors communicate. Society has used colors for social order where red means stop or danger as in “red alert”.   Green means go, yellow caution. Black can be elegant or express mourning. Colors may move us emotionally or spiritually like a beautiful sunset or breathtaking landscape. Colors also have the ability to heal while helping individuals reduce stress, and promote calm relaxation and

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