The Blue Flower

Literature, Nature, Transcendence

Welcome to The Blue Flower!  The Blue Flower is a passion project of contemplative writing, an inspirational blog where I reflect on and synthesize observations, ideas, and experiences that heighten awareness, quicken the imagination, and fuel spiritual curiosity. The blue flower is a literary symbol, originating with German Romanticism, that represents a longing for beauty and the transcendent. You can learn more about the significance of the blue flower as a symbol in my "About" section.


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The Quickening

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of...

That Place of Permission

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~Anais Nin won’t you celebrate with me what i have shaped into a kind of life?...

Life Stand Still Here

Sometime in March I projected ahead and planned to write this entry around Mother’s Day. Then, with recalibrating during this time of...