Happy Spring Equinox, double shadorma

day and night now, equal in length— a stasis between the light and the darkness, it's time... focus on balance call upon self-control, good will— let peace and quietude return to comfort our souls © Colleen M. Chesebro

Random Word Generator, The “S-Word,” shadorma

Jane Dougherty offers a random word generator filled with inspiration. You don't have to use all of the words. Pick and choose and see what you come up with. Let the words speak to you. Here's a shadorma to reflect what I see outside my window. There's a strong north wind blowing... newsprint clouds driftingleaves… Continue reading Random Word Generator, The “S-Word,” shadorma


I just want to give a heads up that if I didn't answer your comments, it wasn't on purpose. I've had a ton of issues with comments. WP said it was my browser, then it was my theme. I've tried every theme and browser and today... suddenly, I'm getting comments. Let's hope this takes care… Continue reading Comments?

New Life, shadorma

I have some news to share... yesterday; I became a great-grandmother! It's hard to believe, but not really. I had my children early, and my daughter had her children early. My granddaughter Alexandria has now followed suit. a new life born—our baby girl finally makes the scene our little pumpkin born before Samhain Oakley Mae… Continue reading New Life, shadorma

Forbidden, Moonwashed Weekly Prompt

Franci (Eugi) from Moonwashed Musings gave us a prompt of "Forbidden." Here are a couple of shadormas (3-5-3-3-7-5) on this theme: forbidden paths never journeyed old regrets aged thoughts why stay in the same old rut? time to make a change time to fly break free from your bonds ignorance suspicion let loose obsolete beliefs… Continue reading Forbidden, Moonwashed Weekly Prompt

#WDYS “Magical Creations”

I've wanted to join in on more challenges and Sadje's #Whatdoyousee prompt #154 inspired a shadorma from the image above. Thanks for the inspiration, Sadje. 💜 magical— the tools of her trade fanciful wood creatures spring forth, soulful creations touch your heart anew © Colleen M. Chesebro Photo by Mohammad Jumaa on Pexels.com

Happy Moonology October!

As many of you know, I love the month of October! Samhain is my favorite holiday. For me, it's more than Halloween decorations and handing out candy to the kids in my neighborhood. It's the start of a new year for Pagans. This year, I'm determined to explore the Wheel of the Year in more… Continue reading Happy Moonology October!

Autumn Dreaming, shadorma, #TankaTuesday

WordPress gave me a credit for the WordPress Pro debacle which enabled me to recreate my author blog once again. Please note the site address is https://colleenmchesebro.com. I had to add my middle initial, so this might be a bit clunky at first. It will take me a few days to migrate things over from… Continue reading Autumn Dreaming, shadorma, #TankaTuesday

Useful, #TankaTuesday #ThemePrompt: shadorma

Kerfe gave us the theme for this week's #TankaTuesday challenge: Useful. Here's my interpretation of useful. When I was young, my step-mother would often remind me, "waste not—want not." I always met this statement with an eye roll, thinking, here we go again. Typical kid, right? People used to say my step-mother was thrifty. She… Continue reading Useful, #TankaTuesday #ThemePrompt: shadorma

“At the Top of the World,” shadorma sequence

at the top of the world, white clouds kiss the sky winds exhale the soft breath of the goddess— Gaia rests at the top of the world, heaven meets the earth at center 'tween stars and moon, darkness falls— Spirit calls at the top of the world—rebirth! Gilgul spins in search of the highest form… Continue reading “At the Top of the World,” shadorma sequence