Architects of a New Dawn

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Barbara J. Baker
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  • Traverse City, MI
  • United States
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Barbara J. Baker replied to Luix Saldaña's discussion the breath of life in the group Words Poems & Shorts Stories
"very nice thank you."
Jan 19, 2013
Barbara J. Baker commented on Marinspin's group Words Poems & Shorts Stories
"I have been absent for a long time, having major losses in my world, trying to stay sane and be grateful for what I do have. I miss my labs and my kitties and my husband."
Jan 19, 2013
Barbara J. Baker commented on Dania McManus Wong's video
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WEA Gala Video--Unseen Productions

"Thank you for the inspiration."
Jun 11, 2012
Barbara J. Baker commented on Craig Wiley's video
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Santana-Shapeshifter

"Thank you for sharing."
Sep 14, 2010
Barbara J. Baker posted a photo
Jul 29, 2010
Barbara J. Baker replied to Lorenzo Abbiati's discussion VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR CARLOS AND HIS MANAGEMENT in the group Carlos Santana
"Congratulations on your engagement Carlos. Your concert at DTE was fabulous and I am so proud and honored to have been there. I am light and love as you said."
Jul 11, 2010
Barbara J. Baker joined Craig Wiley's group
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Carlos Santana

For those who love the music of Carlos Santana and the things he does for everyone else
Jul 11, 2010
Barbara J. Baker commented on Marinspin's group All Creatures Great and Small
"My dogs have always been my best friend. Total trust, love, devotion, and companionship. Hard to beat that in the human sector."
Jun 22, 2010
Barbara J. Baker commented on Marinspin's group All Creatures Great and Small
"Thanks Jackie, For your comments and for saving the dog. It will be a thrill to see how she will become safe and secure with someone who will never harm her again. She will never have to go hungry, be scared, be hurt, or feel fear to trust. Bless…"
Jun 21, 2010
Barbara J. Baker commented on Marinspin's group All Creatures Great and Small
"I was walking through orchards and woods that are behind my house, and I was startled by something running towards me from the woods. I realized it was a newborn fawn. Legs long and wobbly, he ran right up to me and we stared at each other. I spoke…"
Jun 20, 2010
Barbara J. Baker posted a photo

cut river bridge MI.

This is the Cut River Bridge when it was first built. It is off a postcard, but does not have a date. If you compare it will the other pictures of the U.P. you can see how overgrown it is from the beach now.
Feb 6, 2010
Barbara J. Baker commented on starspirit's photo
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ARTIC MOON & SUN

"Beautiful picture, is this a superimposed picture on another, or computer generated. It reminds me of an eclipse, but it is confusing me with the sun where it is unless this is from the article circle. I am just learning about picture taking, for…"
Jan 29, 2010
Barbara J. Baker commented on Dr Christine A McLean's photo
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Absolute Prosperity My Divine Heritage

"Beautiful picture thank you for sharing."
Jan 29, 2010
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Jan 21, 2010
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Jan 19, 2010
Barbara J. Baker and Ron Alexander are now friends
Jan 19, 2010

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At 2:00pm on July 11, 2010, Cierra said…
I really love your pictures of the great lakes and caves. Hope you are having a wonderful day. ~ Cierra

At 4:11am on February 15, 2010, The Ancient One said…
Thich Nhat Hanh

“Twenty-Four, Brand-New Hours… Every morning, when we wake up, we have twenty-four brand new hours to live. What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these twenty-four hours will bring peace, joy and happiness to ourselves and others. Peace is present right here and now, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. The question is whether or not we are in touch with it. We don’t have to travel far away to enjoy the blue sky. We don’t have to leave our city or even our neighborhood to enjoy the eyes of a beautiful child. Even the air we breathe can be a source of joy. We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there for us to be alive. Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.”
At 1:22pm on January 28, 2010, Lorenzo Abbiati said…
"make somebody happy" version of sacred fire is so fantastic, the solo is magic, carlos' speech so delicate, the vocal lineup is is at its best.....despite i am missing the name of the black singer which particularly in this song is so bright.
that solo seems to come deeper from the bottom of angels' hearth speaking through Carlos.
It's about angelic vision like "somewhere in heaven" but with the force of a rock one.
At 12:40pm on January 28, 2010, Barbara J. Baker said…
I see a baby bird fledging from the nest with it’s Mama on a near by branch coaching it along with her chirp and guidance. Such a big step to leave the nest for the first time, and to have your Mama to watch over you and protect you. To help show you the way of the world and how to stay safe. You feel so little and unprepared for this journey, but you follow your instincts and do as your Mama asks. Is this not what every new life deserves?

I see the setting sun over the ocean, saturating the sky with a spectrum of colors only nature can produce. It is a huge and illuminating the ocean water in it’s reflection. It is quiet except for gentle waves endlessly caressing the shoreline.
The pelicans are hovering on the pilings of old boardwalks, silhouetted against the setting sun, sharing their last meal.

I see the sunrise over a country farm with acres of wheat dancing to the tune of the wind. The gardens are lush and full of produce waiting to be picked and preserved. The air is full of bird song, greeting the new day with music and life anew. The cows are calling for their breakfast, and the colts are frolicking in the field. Life is good.

I feel the wind in my hair as I ride bare back on a galloping stallion along the beach at daybreak. The waves return to shore with a roar, and send a spray of warmth upon this beautiful beast and I. I am laughing and holding on to it’s mane like a young infant to a woman’s chest, and I feel no fear. His heart is full of freedom, spirit, and strength. He shares this with me, we are one, this horse and I. We trust each other and draw strength and courage from each other. On a beach, with the wind and water, with the earth, the sky, and the cosmos. Life is good.
At 6:10am on January 17, 2010, Lorenzo Abbiati said…
It's an intention full of great nobility to offer yourself for world healing.
peace and thank you for friendship, this is the right place.
 
 
 

        

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