May Flowers Brought to You by April Showers

I love walking around town after the rain when the flowers are on the ground.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, the great American transcendentalist poet said, “The earth laughs in flowers.” I agree with this romantic poet profoundly because flowers bring me so much joy. If I had a magic wand, my life would be filled with fresh flowers everywhere I go. And lately, I have seen this actually happening. My love for flowers is so strong, they are popping up all around me more than ever – a life framed in flowers! Flowers make a space more inviting and welcoming and brighten our day if we have been stressed, anxious, or going through times of sadness. When I am in the presence of flowers, I feel even more beautiful, more feminine, and more loving than usual, or simply just beaming with smiles for no reason.  I love that, before welcoming the new, April brings so many rain showers that heal and cleanse the soul and the outdoor surroundings, and nourish the roots of all plants and trees, bringing about the mesmerizing transformation of God’s creations right before our very own eyes.

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Let’s Celebrate the Mother Goddess!

My mother at 19 in Vietnam. I love her hair!

Happy be-lated Mother’s day!

To be honest, I don’t really think that we should wait until Mother’s Day to celebrate the amazing mother goddesses in our lives.  We should celebrate a mother’s love, support, inner strength, and radiance every day.  Imagine all the things she has given up and the sacrifices she has made to give us the gift of life and light.

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