EARTH 24/7

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EARTH 24/7

Joy and trash walk hand in hand on most of Earth’s beaches in 2015.

Scientists scooped up sea water, extracted the plastic bits, melted them and made a chair.

When you’re out in Nature on the beach or in the forests be prepared to pick up debris even if it’s “not yours”.  You can make a difference. Then in a couple of generations humans will live in love with Earth and take exquisite care of her! Because toxic debris laden waterways is really evidence that human beings have not fallen in love with the magnificient Earth they call home. That’s a sad story to live 24/7. She’s all we have!

EARTH BEACH TRASH

Beauty and Being Hive Friendly

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beauty and beesI was placing a flat of freshly planted succulent cuttings on the greenhouse bench when this color caught me. I dashed for my Canon. Enthralled by the scintillating shades in this epiphylim bloom I was ready to click the button when a bee agreed and buzzed in for pollen. Bees are beauty builders. Bees feed us and sometimes bust up a picnic.

True: To make one pound of honey bees need to visit at least 1 million flowers and fly approximately 50,000 miles. The nectar collected is then evaporated by the wings of 50,000 to 70,000 worker bees that make up a hive at peak season. When the honey is ready only 18% of the original water remains; any more and it would ferment. Let that thought enter your awareness the next time you reach for a spoonful of honey and be in sweet awe.

True: Divine genius is illumined light years beyond our human imagination. bees, honey, garden When you plant, be brilliant and, plant bee friendly. Source plants from organic producers. Big box garden stores are selling “bee friendly” plants that have systemic pesticides, neonicotinoids, that are higly toxic and likely the cause of colony collapse. We are in this together. 

Without bees it’ll be bye bye beauty. color therapy Look closely soften your focus and you will experience all the colors of the chakras generously and wonderously radiating from this one bloom. From the red root to the violet crown and white light. Look long enough and you may even feel a shift in your own energy field. Feel blessed. You are a blessing.

A Visitor With a Timely Gift

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Maybe you remember the old juicers that were a hassle to clean, wasted  nutrition in the form of discarded pulp and required pounds of produce for a few glasses of carrot juice. I bless my Vitamix everyday with gratitude.

We had a guest recently. He has the body-wide circulatory destructive disease diabetes. 34 million Americans have it and 57 million American have prediabetes. That shock inspired my research which led to cinnamon. Adding 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon daily over 40 days lowered fasting blood sugar up to 29%, decreased LDL 27% and up to a 30% reduction in triglycerides.

Mornings are spicier.

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Mornings are deliciously natural.

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Cheers to healthier, happier and kinder living!

Developing Character and a Character Developing

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Apology letters are few and far between. The only one I recall is ancient history. It was a poem entitled “Sorry” from a high school beau who dumped me for someone else. This week, I received a surprising apology note from this young lady, my niece. What in the world could this sweet faced girl have done to apologize for? Acting out at the County Fair 9 months ago! apology page1 page2_3 IMG_2324 Happiness is good health and a short memory for unhappy moments. I’m blessed to have both.

LOVE

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LOVE

Nothing like New Orleans in spring…nothing like a New Orleans wedding in spring. Spring 2015 Jarratt and Emily introduced us to the city they love and their love for each other.

Letters on a page describe a vow and that day these letters were glady, tearfully, sweetly spoken.

WORDS

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Jame Plensa’s art captured my heart in Mellinium Park – what a splendid surprise to wander into this one last week in the New Orleans sculpture garden.

This reminds me that I carry these wonderous tools, words and letters, for my daily drift, sculpt, heal, blog, and song.  All glady unfinished for now.