Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sweet Dreams

 

Maybe a warm bowl of milk

or perhaps a can of sardines

for a kitty this content

it’s surely sweet dreams

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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My Sugarlump ❤

 

May all your dreams be sweet ones…

 

 

 

✿~Peace & Love~✿

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Colorless Days

 

Sometimes when our world is painted in greys

when all the vibrant colors are muted and drained

we discover that if we look just a little closer

venture just a bit deeper

there is still beauty to be found

  Precious treasures hidden within the dimensions

even on our colorless days

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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✿~Peace & Love~✿

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Frost Feathers

 

Frost feathers etched on my morning window

essence of winter’s angels who kept watch over me as I laid dreaming

during the cold, dark night

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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And cold it was… I awoke to a -30 windchill this morning!

{{{brrr}}}

Hope it’s warmer where you are.  Wishing you a beautiful day!

 

 

✿~Peace & Love~✿

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The Rose

 

“Some say love it is a river
That drowns the tender reed
Some say love it is a razor
That leaves your soul to bleed
 
Some say love it is a hunger
An endless aching need
I say love it is a flower
And you it’s only seed
 
It’s the heart afraid of breaking
That never learns to dance
It’s the dream afraid of waking
That never takes the chance
 
It’s the one who won’t be taken
Who cannot seem to give
And the soul afraid of dyin’
That never learns to live
 
When the night has been too lonely
And the road has been too long
And you think that love is only
For the lucky and the strong
 
Just remember in the winter
Far beneath the bitter snows
Lies the seed that with the sun’s love
In the spring becomes the rose.”
 
The Rose  Amanda McBroom

as sung by Bette Midler

 

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✿~Peace & Love~✿

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Crisscross

 

Like the frost patterns on my window

thoughts intersect

A maze of invisible lines passing back and forth, through and over

meeting, separating

in a vast network system of connections and fragments

tracing off at odd angles in different directions

and then converging again all at once

crisscross

in my mind

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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And then I breathe deeply, quieting them all

and simply enjoy the beauty of the frost patterns on my window.

 

Of which there’s been plenty of over the past few days.  The cold weather here has finally set in and Jack frost has been up to his old tricks breathing lovely patterns on my windows during the night.  I haven’t had my real camera to capture them with though because I forgot it at my sister’s, so these that I snapped with my new phone will have to do…

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Stay warm my friends, may your day be filled with quieted thoughts and loud beauty…

 

 

 

✿~Peace & Love~✿

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On a Wintry Walk


Frosty crystals grace needles of evergreen

the invigorating scent of pine carried on the cold air clears my senses

as snow crunches underfoot

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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✿~Peace & Love~✿

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Winter Fog

 

In the stillness of an early winter morning

a dense fog settles upon the earth

clothing all of nature in a mysterious veil of mist

Leaving behind frosty sprinkles

as a garnish to last season’s treats

 

© Julie Rehnelt 2016

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I love the fog.  Deliciously, mysterious fog!

 

I didn’t have my camera along with me when I came upon these frosty treats, but luckily I got a new phone that takes halfway decent photos, so I was able to capture the moment.  And a beautiful moment it was.

 

May your day be filled with beautiful moments, and with…

 


 

✿~Peace & Love~✿

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