Monthly Archives: April 2015

4/30/15–Nature of Clouds

“Each cloud has a multitude of names but a singular nature.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/19/15 (I have absolutely no memory writing this.  I found it today in my writings, dated and signed.)

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4/27/15–Walk Lightly

“Walk lightly through life; do the least harm.” ~Monica R Ashbaugh 4/27/15

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4/26/15–Earth Tears

“We need both sunny days and rainy days; sometimes the earth needs to cry.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 4/26/15

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4/23/15–Beauty

“Beauty never fades nor dies; it merely ages, deepens, and softly mellows with the passing of time.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 4/23/15

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4/22/15–Earth Day Prayer

“Prayer comforts our soul and gives voice to our pain.  Yes, pray while doing the work to preserve the Earth.  Sweet words, without hands, achieve nothing.”  ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 4/22/15 Ode to Gaia by Monica R. Ashbaugh (2011-15) It is … Continue reading

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4/20/15–Shrinking Gods

May we all have shrinking gods–humble in their expansiveness. A god who can play in the matrix of atoms while encompassing the universe.  I desire that paradox, a god so small I can tuck the Divine in a secret place … Continue reading

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The Beagle Queen

The Beagle Queen By Monica R. Ashbaugh, 4/18/15 I look into soft brown eyes, Limpid pools of dreamy love, Licorice gumdrop nose, And sable velvet ears— All loveliness that is beagle. What mysteries can she smell on the wind What … Continue reading

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4/16/15–Knowing God

Found this among my writings from a few weeks ago— “Like a reflection of the sun on water, that is how we know God.  Each glimmer on a ripple is that fleeting flash of our understanding, our knowing, of God. … Continue reading

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4/15/15–Storytelling

“Good stories are retold. Great stories are felt, not heard. The best stories are lived.” Monica R. Ashbaugh, 4/15/15

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4/13/15–Starlight

“Every night, starlight whispers the mysteries of forgotten times. When we look up at the stars at night, we are coming face to face with the past. We are standing in the “now” but surrounded and embraced by celestial history, … Continue reading

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