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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 Jafra Queen

*The is the first in a two-part series in honor of Mother's Day. My mother was a Jafra Queen Bee. If you were alive and used cosmetics...

Pull Up a Lawn Chair

*This is the second in a series on Slowing Down. “People are born and married, and live and die, in the midst of an uproar so frantic...

Wild and Free

“In short, all good things are wild and free.” ~Henry David Thoreau, “Walking” “That great cathedral space which was childhood.”...

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