VISTAS: An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects. A broad Mental View.
July 11

Sweetie Sitting
Mouse Drawn by B. J. Carper
From Tutorials at Angelic Designs

"It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools."
- Ecclesiastes 7:5 -

"Come out of the circle of time, and into the circle of love."
- Rumi -

2006

"That's what it takes to be a hero, a little gem of innocence inside you that makes you want to believe that there still exists a right and wrong, that decency will somehow triumph in the end."
- Lise Hand, describing Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, who was killed as a result of her investigations of Irish organized crime. -

2005

"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."
- Matthew 26:41 -

2004

it's been a long time since I have written in my thoughts. I know looking back I will regret this lapse in space, in memories written and feelings expressed, but there is never any going back only forward and with that said that is what I must do as each of us must, forge ahead on our own path in the life that is to become ours.

2003

I wished I had the brain power to figure things out easily, without the frustration and the difficulty that I always seem to encounter. I wonder why some are gifted with this talent. or any talent for that matter. and why I am not.

2002

family, the wonderful experience of being able to call and know that they will be there, when the heart is lonely, and the spirit sinking into the abyss of silence.

2001

when you held me in your arms the world was a smaller place, not so frightening, bearable.

2000

the tempest roars
the hawk soars
it's eyes bore
until there isn't any more

1999

I long to hear a voice
one from someone other than myself
I long to listen to your words
To put Life into the words
I long to hear a whispered thought
a sharing that goes beyond
I long for this and more

1998

an emptiness settles over thy soul
a void of blackness
nothing

tears slip unbidden from thine eyes
reminding that there is still feeling
something

the shadows hide thee from sight
a mist cloaking
anything

1997

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson -