Inner Peace

“May you find serenity and tranquility in a world you may not always understand.” — Sandra Sturtz “Inner peace is the key: if you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility. Without this inner peace, no matter how comfortable your life is materially, you may still … More Inner Peace

Poised

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain *   *   * Great Blue poised for the catch — Photo at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, Florida, by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Standing Tall

    “Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.” — Suzy Kassem     *   *   * Standing Tall — Great Blue Heron photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Totem

standing still, silent, tiny speck in vast splendor— portrayal of peace * * * Haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2014  

When Morning Comes

Today is a day for pocketeers. Sponsored by poets.org, National Poem in Your Pocket Day is a day to put a poem in your pocket and share its words–and joy–with others.  According to the Academy of American Poets, millions of American will be doing so. Using this blog as my pocket, here’s one I thought I’d … More When Morning Comes