Happy Birthday Johnny O

I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡Today we celebrate a light-filled Gem named ¤ John Olander. ¤   ☼ HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN! ☼ Today is a very special birthday. Our first contributing artist, John Olander, is celebrating 60 years on … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡ Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ Photo “Saturday Sunshine” by Cord X.  Thank you! “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”  -Nathaniel Hawthorne, The … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ Photo by Orlando, Heidelberg, Pixabay   Special thanks to John Olander, one of our favorite featured artists, for sharing this wonderful song.  I love the guitar rift … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ 2nd Grade by John Olander What was I thinking in the second grade? How about the luminous face of my vibrant teacher? She may have been a … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ One of our most generous contributing artists, John Olander — aka Johnny O. —  created this beautiful poem to read during Homeless Memorial Day service last year … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡ Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ Resolve Will it be the word with which everything is solved? Probably not. Is it worth the effort? Probably so. Is it problematic? Definitely. Will it … Continue reading

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I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤ Tell Us a Story The theme for February and ongoing throughout 2018 is “storytelling.”  We are always looking for your story, poetry, photo and art submissions.  Here’s the Submission … Continue reading