Soulful Courage

Where your soul pulls you, that’s where courage is.

~Kerri Elizabeth~

There will moments you have to let go

No thoughts, just let go

Times your heart needs to rest

Your mind stops

Your body resigns to the pull and lets go

Where you have given all you can

And the design changes you within

When we allow those moments to flow

There a loss of control

A fear takes hold

Vulnerability will breathe near

Peace will disappear

Then hope rises

Pain and grief need safety and love to breathe

Judgement must be erased and love embraced

SUNSHINE

Courage Replaced Fear

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Do not fear to pioneer, to venture down new paths to endeavor.

Ralph J Bunche

I asked him,”can you take me to the highest place?”

“What then,” his response, with a puzzled look on his face?”

“I will know when I get there,” I replied.

The feeling to go I couldn’t hide.

When we arrived at the mountain top.

I felt pulled to be on the ground and look up without a sound.

Suctioned to the earth,  I was covered by the heavens all around.

I sat up and looked in front of me and knew.

The mountain was holding a special view.

To some it may sound silly to hear, to me it was audibly and visually clear.

The mountains and the heavens are your gear.

Slide into the lake and conquer another fear.

I asked again,”can you take me to the lake to swim in the darkness of the night?”

With an expectant look he replied, “Yes, let’s do your bucket list right.”

The waters would signify all the tears through the years.

The moonlight would shine as nature pulls me near.

Grounded in earth, heaven and grace.

The moment delivered another embrace.

Swimming in the deep dark waters of the night was set.

My mountain man driving a boat to protect.

Each breath signified doing something new.

Accepting the challenge to be scared and move through.

To create love where misunderstandings appear.

To be strong where weakness fed on a reflection in the mirror.

To be aware where denial steals time.

To stand off the defensive line.

To strip it all down to the ground.

Letting go where you once were bound.

Three Parts of Me

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When the mind talks and the heart walks and the soul hangs on and neither seem to belong. Stay present and at peace, breathe and continue to release.

Kerri Elizabeth

My soul and heart are far apart.

The whisper is here but my mind isn’t clear.

I can change my mindset.

I can create a smile.

I can ride my bike until I drop.

I can jump in the lake and swim to the bottom or stay on top.

I can fall down and get back up.

I can stand tall and take deep breaths.

I can keep writing and let it flow through.

I can choose to let go and keep my love tank full too.

Today I want to scream out loud.

Until my heart and soul jump back off the ground.

I want to run until my feet are numb.

I want to surrender to the silence with the sun.

I want a solution to my sons cancer NOW.

I want to know why and fix it somehow.

He is my light.

My Insight.

Sent to me from above.

He is unconditional love.

Grant me the strength of a LIONESS right now.

Join my heart to my body again somehow.

Soul ,I’m here draw me near.

Mind let go of fear.

Somehow there is an answer here.

Please I’m asking with every cell of me.

Heal his body from the inside out.

Creatively kick that F@@@ed up Cancer OUT.

With Rays of Light.

Prayers on my knees and a fight.

Let this nightmare go tonight.

Dance At First Glance

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Dance with the romance of life and create with the facets of your life’s design.

Kerri Elizabeth

A glance.

A dance.

A romance.

A place.

Room for Mistakes.

Permission to be you.

Breathing and releasing tension too.

Give yourself space.

Live and embrace.

Let go of any negative trace.

Jump in a lake.

Skip rope for lifes sake.

Let the child in you jump off the ground.

Let your heart feel joy all around.

Jump on your bed because you can.

Make a fort in a tree and laugh again.

Make intentional faces of all kinds.

The joy of movement will fill every line.

Tighten laugh lines with the facets of  your life’s design.

You are more than enough to shine.

Everything you need has been given to you.

Gratitude follows confidence too.

Wake up and stretch.

Breathe that in.

You are remarkable.

Dance with the romance of life again.

A Silent Whisper

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In the silence the whisper is clear.

Kerri Elizabeth

 

There is a whisper in the gently breeze.

Ever so gently breathing words of gratitude and ease.

Don’t look back sweet child of mine.

Forward is a new starting line.

Feel the gentle touch of my words brush over you as you turn.

The direction you seek is a place to learn.

You’ll hear the answers you’re looking for.

Be in the silence of the outdoors.

How will I hear when the silence is clear?

The voice will be present when you release all fear.

Quieting the rumble of worry and tears.

The whisper of the wind knocks to come in.

Whispering gently an introduction to mutual friends.

Determination is here.

Perseverance is clear.

Gratitude is a power lifter,

Happiness stretches your core,

Love shows you more.

Sunshine’s Soul Boot Camp in the silence of the great outdoors!

 

 

Love in a Storm

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There will be storms in life that will rumble your ground and new feelings and ideas will be created around.

Kerri Elizabeth

 

A walk away lead me to pray.

I met thunder and lightening on the way.

They were collaborating their next play.

First would be lighting the sky like it was day.

Followed by rumble and rain they had more to say.

The rumble shook my ground.

The lightening was all around.

Striking anything with a fierce and solid sound.

I was vulnerable and open in the storm.

Finding safety and solitude my heart was torn.

Lost in the eye of the storm unwarned.

My own instincts kept me warm.

Calmness came over me.

And a rumble set me free.

While fear was trying to catch up with me.

Was I trapped in a storm?

Or being awakened and warned?

Life will be what you see.

Thoughts will go where your energy flows.

Fear is a voice of choice.

The Sunshine stays still behind the storm.

Love and light warm the way.

No matter what kind of day.

Reflections In The Dew

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Find the peace in nature’s house it will show you what lifes about.

Kerri Elizabeth 

 

The fires up and crackling with noise.

The morning is starting with nature’s poise.

The birds are singing gratitude to the young and old.

The sun is rising with colors of gold.

The air is crisp delivering a kiss.

The mountains posture is nothing but bliss.

The blanket covering the blue sky, chose a different direction to fly.

The rain drops falling off the tree sparkle with a reflection of all it can see.

An evening rain came through.

Massaging every tree limb leaving mirror drops of dew.

In the far distance different callings through the trees.

Nature is waking with thoughts to please.

Breathe in the beauty of what is real.

Breathe in the calmness entering your heart to reveal.

Keep the magnificent harmony inside.

Peace is given its not hard to find.

Tap into your soul it knows the way.

Its consistent and loving everyday.

What do you want in life today?

Choose your path in all you say.

Look in the reflection of the raindrops dew.

Their placed perfectly to show you.

Sunshining on your day.

Your soul has more to say.

Loving You

 

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Loving you in all you do, forgiving you and moving through, learning to be more of you, in all you do there is one direction to follow through, YOU.

Kerri Elizabeth

Loving you.

When the sky is blue I see you.

When the grass is filled with a green tone too.

I’m loving you.

When the silence is clear.

When all I hear is nature’s voice near.

I’m loving you.

When the sunshines on my face.

When my heart enters a race.

I’m loving you.

When the rain is pouring.

When the wind is snoring.

I’m loving you.

When the day is all you want it to be.

When love is all you see.

I’m loving you.

When nothing seems to flow.

When the day has bumps and you don’t know.

I’m loving you.

When the waters are rough.

When pushing through is tough.

I’m loving you.

When the energy is clear.

When your on task and drawing goodness near.

I’m loving you.

When you know inside.

Your passion is alive.

I’m loving you.

The sun will set and the sun will rise.

Everyday is a wonderful surprise.

I’m loving you.

Be the best you.

Be loving to you!

It’s the Little Big Things You Do

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Let your heart speak volumes dance with your soul, life is a song embrace it all.

Kerri Elizabeth

He came and picked me up.

He had a bb gun in his truck.

He chose the pink one knowing me.

His note said “I have a big surprise for you, you’ll see”.

He already had my heart.

That one went straight to my core and I fell apart.

Tears of joy streamed down my face.

There is nothing that could touch that feeling I embraced.

It’s the little big things that give life.

It’s the heart and soul without strife.

It’s the magic in the touch you feel.

It’s the butterflies inside flip flopping a deal.

It’s the eye to eye talk that needs no words.

It’s the coffee time by the fire exchanged afterwards .

It’s the smiles that appears so clear.

It’s the moments you choose to draw near.

It’s the humor  delivered without a beat.

It’s the sound of laughter on repeat.

It’s creative minds that take it deep.

It’s the decision to take a chance and leap.

It’s the fishing by the side of the lake.

It’s eating food that’s fun to make.

It’s the rough times loving each other through.

Life is now, enjoy it loving all you do.

Sunshine on YOU!

Shooting and Fishing and Loving Life

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An unpaved road and a calling on the soul, follow the direction it wants you to go, it’s where you find the key to be whole.

Kerri Elizabeth

She was a small girl with a hatchet of her own.

Looking for things to cut up then skipping every stone.

She loved fishing and hooking the worm, she learned to catch at every bend and turn

She lived in clear skied mountains, where the air was safe to breathe.

She walked the forest daily making friends with the trees.

Memorizing bushes and berries and smelling the rivers breeze.

She was carefree and fearless and ran barefoot everywhere.

Running as fast as she could feeling every rock was her dare.

It seemed time was never about the clock, she never cared.

Time was filled with moments and there was no such thing as going around the block.

Space was outside where two rivers intertwined.

Her irish setter Jake was never far behind.

Playing was feeling the earth and learning nature’s real purpose.

Finding frogs and shooting her bb gun over the river was daily fun.

Creating something new was always on her mind.

She would make anything out of something she would find.

Twine and beads, wood and nails, saws and hammers, even leaves that fell.

Records instead of TV lead music to her soul.

Singing as loud as she could was a daily goal.

Making fires was more than heat to her feet.

It started a flame from a ficker she was born to repeat.

Many years have passed now her children are all grown.

Grandchildren came healing her empty nest syndrome.

More years have passed and a longing from her soul.

Lead her to a mountain where the flame would take control.

Two hearts and two lives, two kindred souls.

Finding out that we grew up to find each others hand to hold.

She has found her mountain man the key to her heart.

We will be fishing and shooting and loving our life.

I LOVE YOU ROB JAMES!