Art Deco Valentine Romantic Card via LaWhimsy
Poetry

Valentine Love is Everyday : A Poem

Love Poem Your love, My love, each a golden gift spun so pure and true weaving into life all that is so good.   Love is so inherent, something so divine spreading out like wildfire polishing life so fine.   Love me, then, I'll love you too together we shall be and love shall continue… Continue reading Valentine Love is Everyday : A Poem

I allow love to fill my body and soul. Today I am love. Monday Mantra via lawhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 69

"I allow love to fill my body and soul. Today I am love." ~ LaWhimsy Love is the purest essence of life, of living. To truly live is to love. To share, inspire, and create love is the human experience. Love is reason we keep going, the reason we survive and thrive. Love is what… Continue reading Monday Mantra 69

Capricious Mind Collage by LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Capricious

Capricious seems quite the fitting word for March, what with it's fickle, ever changing weather and unpredictable elemental switches. Even time is capricious since time-change takes place, causing what I consider to be an erratic upheaval (despite it's supposed "predictable" format). Capriciousness has both positive and negative connotations, though the negative is often the focal… Continue reading Word Nerd: Capricious

Apotheosis of the Rose by Joseph Stella detail
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Apotheosis

Apotheosis is the apex, the culmination, the absolute climax of a person, place, story. To be at the apotheosis of something is to know you've reached it's highest, utmost height. It's only natural that many, once they've hit an apotheosis, come crashing back down in a fast, sliding race to the end. Others manage to… Continue reading Word Nerd: Apotheosis

At Dusk. Emma Justine Farnsworth. Circa 1893.
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Somnolent

Somnolent sounds like a torpid, lethargic word, so it's definition is an easy one to remember (and yawn when saying). When I think of somnolent, I think of the long, boring sermons that peppered my childhood church-goings or of long-winded political "discussions" that are one-sided at best and just go in very boring circles. I… Continue reading Word Nerd: Somnolent

Seraphic detail from Godward The Mirror via LaWhimsy
Word Nerd

Word Nerd: Seraphic

Seraphic is a term that derives from the word Seraphim (which is an angelic being of the highest order associated with light, ardor, and purity.). To be seraphic is to be ecstatic, rapturous, ethereal, joyful, purely radiant - you know, all of those blissful terms that could so easily be applied to love, whether it… Continue reading Word Nerd: Seraphic