Gems 4.165

I hope you’re having a beautiful day. ♡
Here’s another light-filled ¤ Gem ¤


Painting by Jonny Linder, Pixabay

“I happen to be privileged enough to be in on the fact that we have been visited on this planet, and the UFO phenomenon is real.”  –Edgar Mitchell, USN, Apollo 14 Astronaut


I Want to Believe

I wasn’t looking for the opposite of “we are alone in the universe.” I found this quote by accident today.   I was surprised to learn that the person saying this was a United States Navy Astronaut and the Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 14.   I found the interview above, which is a clip of a longer interview.  I used to love the TV show “X-Files,” but I was also content with not knowing.  Now, though — hmm!  What do you think?

I found my way to Mitchell’s quote while searching for the perfect quote to highlight one of our artists’ photos of a flower which I also need to identify.  Still haven’t found either answer. Actually, maybe you can help with that. =)

Two Questions

  1.  Can you identify this flower?
  2. Can you think of an inspirational quote that would go well with this photo?
Cord X

Photo Copyright Cord X. Used with permission.  Thank you!

Formerly-Homeless Creatives

In the past year, both our top contributing, formerly-homeless creatives Cord X and John have found shelter and work and are safe.   I’m so grateful and filled with joy when I think of this.  Shelter and safety are essential to just normal, everyday function.  For years, these two fine men not only functioned without it but contributed beautiful creations to share with us here.

Thank you so much Johnny and Cord!

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