one woman's journey to wholeness…

Posts tagged ‘poetry’

At My Window Altar…

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Window Altar – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

meditating…

contemplating…

river-gazing…

understanding…

 

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Window Altar II – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

that there is nothing to do

but

this

nowhere to go

but

here...

no one to  become but

who

I

AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Strolling The Neighborhood On This Summerlike Autumn Day…

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Summer Blossoms In The Fall – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

what season is it!?

even the garden seems confused

 

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Magnificent Weeping Willows – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

the trees are hesitant about changing from summer green to autumn yellow

 

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Trees Early Fall – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

my secret, quiet spot

 

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Secluded Hideaway – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

just the faintest hint of the changing season

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking A Walk…

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My Neighborhood – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

through my neighborhood…

 

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My Neighborhood II – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

it’s a day like today

that makes me realize

just how

blessed

I am…

 

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My Neighborhood III – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

to be able to enjoy such

freedom

peace

and

beauty

 

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My Neighborhood IV – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

unsullied

by

TRUMP

and other such

MADNESS…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today’s Truth:

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Sunset Over Waters – View From Window – Photo by Toni Roberts

behind every story

made up by my

fear-driven-ego

is a

God-Created-Event

waiting to

unfold…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn Equinox: The Fall Harvest…

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Bear Totem On Window Sill – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

the promise of

rebirth

after

winter’s death

contained

within

the

seeds

of

autumn’s

   bounty…

An Observation…

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Altar: The Cauldron III – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

It’s both curious and unfortunate that it takes such grand scale disasters and heartrending tragedies  for us humans to reveal our HUMANITY. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still Burning In The Cauldron Of Transformation…

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Altar: The Cauldron Of Transformation – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

from which I shall ascend whole

Yesterday…While Waiting For Buses at Various Bronx Bus Stops…

I decide to search for beauty around me instead of bitching and moaning about the terrible MTA service in the Boogie-Down Bronx; and lo and behold I end up capturing unexpected beauty existing in the midst of the chaos, confusion and heaviness of my surroundings.

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Photo by Toni Roberts

Who would believe that one could find such perfection at the corner of Waters Place and Eastchester Road!? This perfectly manicured lawn totally diverts my attention from the insufferable heat and humidity. Perfect beauty.

 

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Looking Up Through the Trees – Photo by Toni Roberts

There is no shade at the next bus stop so I venture into the tiny wooded area behind it and look up at the pattern of trees against sky…so intricately woven by the Hands of Mother Nature.

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Looking Through The Interwoven Branches Of Sister Trees – Photo by Toni Roberts

Fascinating how the branches of these two trees reach out to intertwine with one another: Sisters bound in love.

 

 

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Light Descending – Photo by Toni Roberts

Much later on; weary, hungry and very much out-of-sorts, I find myself at yet another bus stop with an unbelieveable forty minute wait for that final bus home. The magnificence of the sunset, however, soothes my jangled nerves and eases my body’s aches and pains.

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Fire In The Sky – Photo by Toni Roberts

Is there anything more spectacular than the show Mother Nature puts on each evening?

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Going Out In Blazing Glory – Photo by Toni Roberts

All I could say to this was WOW! What a show!  Keeping me awed, entertained and not homicidal

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The Awakening – Photo by Toni Roberts

Who could experience anything other than peace upon beholding this sky?

The splendor of Nature washes away all impatience and bad temper…

 

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May Peace Be Unto Us – Photo by Toni Roberts

And I rode home in peace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Shall Not Get Lost…

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Healing Altar – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

in the things of the world

in the fears, turmoil and confusion of humankind

I will continue

pulling myself back into the

STREAM OF LIFE

that

flows

through

this

heart

healing and nourishing the world

as I follow

this

inward

path

to

wholeness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Am Learning How…

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Rock Garden – Photo by Toni Roberts

 

to

identify

less

with this

body

and

more

with the

Creative Intelligence

that

created

and

sustains

it

 

 

 

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