Signs of Spring

As I live in Arizona the joy of Spring is tempered by the onset of Summer. However the pre-Spring season is so beautiful here and I am sure in many places. The butterflies, the birds, the bees, soft sun and gentle breeze. Also I have a break from school -yippee!

I finished the quarter with a poetry project, trying to get teenagers to write poetry was literally like pulling teeth. However, I got a handful of good ones. I won’t be sharing any of them here but I will express my reaction to them. After the molar extraction three of my boys wrote love poems, needless to say I was impressed. A couple of decent love poems from the girls. They also wrote odes, some humorous and some sweet. This project ended just prior to the Parent Teacher Conference, where a couple of brothers were redeemed by the sweet poems they had written about their mother, she cried when the translator read them to her. My student looked at me like, thank you. Always good to write a poem about how much you love your mother before Parent Teacher Conference.

Six of my students will get to attend the literacy event at ASU as a result of their efforts and over Spring Break and I am creating a fabulous Spring Poetry Bulletin board display in the hall outside my classroom.

I also have to clean the garage, fun! (not fun) Enjoying the weather. Happy almost Spring everyone. Only three days left of Mercury Retrograde.

Painting: Monet

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Garden Of Possibilities

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 I just wanted to share another amazing post by come Theresa Crabtree at Mayan Messages. Theresa’s messages always inspire me, and they come at appropriate times.  I have had a rough day. lol However I know that everything is really going to be great.Thank you new people that came by from Susie’s Blog Party.  I also got this quote from Abraham. Then enjoy Theresa’s post.

Much love

Namaste

Sindy

Here’s a rule of thumb that will help you: If you believe that something is good, and you do it, it benefits you. If you believe that something is bad, and you do it, it is a very detrimental experience.

—Abraham

GARDEN OF POSSIBILITIES

Today we will embark on a journey inward, to the place where ideas and dreams are seeded. These are created first by the mind and then with conscious intention. For anything to become a reality in your personal life, you must first know it as a possibility. Then among the myriad of possibilities, you may choose those that you would like to incorporate into your life. We will use the an analogy of a garden. In order to create a garden, you must first have a basic idea of what a garden is. Gardens are of human creation, nature does not plant gardens, as such, unless you choose to look at the entire surface of the earth as one garden. Now, you have seen gardens and decided you would like to create one in your space. What do you want to put into your garden: fruits, veggies, herbs, flowers? How will you decide what to put in your garden: see what others are growing, deciding what foods you like to eat, browsing seed catalogs? After you have chosen what you would like to grow, it is time to choose the seeds you will plant. You will also need to know what steps are needed to allow the seeds to grow and mature. These include issues such as soil temperature, irrigation needs, sunlight and fertilizer. Creating anything in your life follows the same pattern. It is up to you to choose which seed and the amount of nurturance or attention you will give that seed. The fulfillment of your goals and dreams are in your hands. There are many spirit beings on the other side waiting to help you with these desires but you must first choose what you desire, then ask for assistance. Selamet! Kan 11 To read this Message in its entirety, scroll to Day 24 at: http://mayanmessages.wordpress.com/mayan-message-days-14-26 Please include this web address when posting and sharing with others.

Many blessings, Theresa Crabtree