As Pretty As Blue Can Be

pours light
into every cup,
quenching darkness.

Brilliant Blue Bowl of Glory

and the trees lift their limbs
without worry of redemption,
every blossom a chalice.


(Excerpt from “God Pours Light” )

Celtic Woman: “The Blessing”

The Bluest Morning Glories on Earth photos were taken in my nephew’s backyard in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They are quite proud of their garden, and I had not seen “glories” this color of blue before. It was a treat for me! --Noelle


  1. A very happy Diwali to you, Ramesh! May your heart be filled with inner light!
    In each legend, myth and story of Deepawali lies the significance of the victory of good over evil; and it is with each Deepawali and the lights that illuminate our homes and hearts, that this simple truth finds new reason and hope. From darkness unto light — the light that empowers us to commit ourselves to good deeds, that which brings us closer to divinity. During Diwali, lights illuminate every corner of India and the scent of incense sticks hangs in the air, mingled with the sounds of fire-crackers, joy, togetherness and hope. Diwali is celebrated around the globe. Outside India, it is more than a Hindu festival, it's a celebration of South-Asian identities.[4]
    While Deepavali is popularly known as the "festival of lights", the most significant spiritual meaning is "the awareness of the inner light". Central to Hindu philosophy is the assertion that there is something beyond the physical body and mind which is pure, infinite, and eternal, called the Atman. The celebration of Deepavali as the "victory of good over evil", refers to the light of higher knowledge dispelling all ignorance, the ignorance that masks one's true nature, not as the body, but as the unchanging, infinite, immanent and transcendent reality. With this awakening comes compassion and the awareness of the oneness of all things (higher knowledge). This brings Ananda (joy or peace). Just as we celebrate the birth of our physical being, Deepavali is the celebration of this Inner Light. There is also a belief that D Sills the famous yogi is worshiped today.
    While the story behind Deepavali and the manner of celebration varies from region to region (festive fireworks, worship, lights, sharing of sweets), the essence is the same – to rejoice in the Inner Light (Atman) or the underlying Reality of all things (Brahman).
    Peace and Blessings,

  2. Thanks Noelle.. wow! what a beautiful , lovely and briefest description of Diwali clearly bringing out the essence of the festival..

    I stand in your light today..

    God bless!

  3. Thank you, Leslie. I think that in New Mexico, all colors seem brighter and more vibrant. There is a spiritual quality to the place and even the flora respond with a brighter color :-)


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