Category Archives: Holidays

~ A Christmas Connection ~

This quarter, the BeZine is focusing on “A Life of the Spirit”. Come read and be inspired by others who show us that the word “Spirit” comes in many forms, shapes, sizes and meanings. I chose to write a poem … Continue reading

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Some Early Seasonal Cheer

December is usually that time of year that we reflect on the year which is almost done and start thinking about Christmas and the coming new year. For me, this means a “clearing out” of things I’ve accumulated or held … Continue reading

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Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Politics, Poverty, Present, Thanksgiving, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

~ Planet MoM ~

M is for the multitudes She nurtures. O is for the only world we have. T is terrestrial preservation – Hers. H is for the home we have to save! E is ecosystems, all connected. R is for respect that … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Ecology, Environment, Family, Food For Thought, Future, Gratitude, Holidays, Inspiration, Life, Mother's Day, Nature, Poetry, Space | 7 Comments

A Day of Renewal

April showers bring May flowers, and I’m so glad! 🙂 The rains wash away the dirt and dust, and the new plants and flowers burst forth with a clean, green scent and gorgeous palette of colors! Spring is a well-known … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Holidays, Inspiration, Life, Past Present and Future, Renewal, Spirituality, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

An Earth Day Entreaty

That’s a powerful image, isn’t it? I wish we could somehow find a way as a species to celebrate Earth Day every day. I don’t just mean those of us who already do that anyway, but ALL of us; every, … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Earth Day, Ecology, Environment, Flowers, Food For Thought, Future, Holidays, Human Rights, Inspiration, Life, Nature, Past Present and Future, Politics, Trash, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

April is National Poetry Month!

This post appears over at The Bardo Group, too, since we’re celebrating it there, as well. 🙂 If you feel so inclined, come on over and read some creative and interesting stuff with the rest of us! Since 1996 in … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Food For Thought, Friendship, Holidays, Inspiration, Literature, Poetry, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

~ Seek Out The Four-Leaf Clovers ~

(( March comes along and we’re usually reminded of St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish. In keeping with that theme, here’s a poem that might make you think of four-leafed clovers a little differently the next time you see … Continue reading

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National Shut-In Visitation Day (February 11th)

February is such a long, dreary month, don’t you think? It has grey skies and brown landscapes, cold and wet outside, seemingly endless.  Many folks are getting “Spring Fever” already, so tired of being cooped up inside with nothing to … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Human Rights, Inspiration, Life, Loneliness, Relationships, Shut Ins, Sympathy, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Somewhere, Santa’s Elves are laughing…

There is probably an equation or law of physics somewhere that states that the difficulty of any given task is directly proportionate to the amount of arrogance or naivety of someone proclaiming, “How hard could it be?” Let me start … Continue reading

Posted in Candy, Chocolate, Christmas, Cooking, Food, Food For Thought, Frustration, Holidays, Home-made Gifts, Inspiration, Life | 9 Comments