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Welcome to Minette’s blog where she shares about what matters to her, makes her curious or invokes wonder and awe. Plus poetry, she loves poetry.

Mixed Feelings and Stories about the Pentagram

When I think of the symbol of the pentagram, I think of movies or books where this symbol is used in rituals for magic, some for good and other times for evil. As I began to explore the meaning of the pentagram for my 100 day project, I realized I had some mixed...

Meaning of the Lotus Flower

Lotus and its Symbolism What is so mysterious and magical about the lotus flower?  Is it the beauty of the flower itself and how it grows in mud and water? Is it the story and symbolism attributed to the lotus? I don’t have answers to these questions.  I do have a...

The Unity Tile Project and the Symbol of Fire

Day 8 of 100 Days of Symbolism: Fire "You are the holder of the light," said my friend Tina during an intuitive reading she did for me where my soul gifts were to be revealed. "What does that mean," I asked. I honestly don't remember the answer now, that was close to...

Exploring Circles: Day 4 of 100 days of symbols

As I walked around my neighborhood after a recent rain, I found myself amazed and intrigued by the water droplets sitting on leaves and petals, perfectly round and acting like tiny magnifying glasses for the textures and patterns beneath the lens of water. Then this...

Symbolism and Meaning of Roses

Roses are red, and pink and yellow and lavender and more, oh my! The abundance of colors, shapes and sizes of roses in my neighborhood is astounding and delightful right now. On a recent walk I started noticing the roses and then I started looking for them. Below you...

Day 3: Meaning and Significance of the OM symbol

The Om or Aum symbol is one of the most well-known symbols and sounds around the world. It comes to my blog and artful play today courtesy of my dear friend Rodolfo in Costa Rica who suggested it on my Instagram feed when I asked for ideas of symbols to include in my...