Thursday, May 31, 2018


Imagining spring gardens from balcony above
bring warm thoughts to dawn air:
the serenity of breathless moments,
the sight of finches in flight,
and the silent peace of early spirits.

Sunlight peeks from heavenly sky above.
Rays fill my body with warmth.
Spring crocuses and then tulips
provide weekly surprises,
sneaking and popping out of the rich fertile black earth.

There's passionate energy of new birth challenge:
first green, then baby blue blossoms,
white, and pale yellow colors.
I will be dazzled by beauty, as rows of vibrant banners
fill my dreams with blissful sights.

They go to another dimension,
where only angels appear.
Listening for flowers that whisper
and sing music to my ears...
anticipating a special kick-off to a new warm year.
Copyright 2008 - Gordon DeClercq

Friday, March 2, 2018


With the sky high afternoon sun and
freshly fallen snow,
we ride up a mountain to 10,000 feet.
The winter temperature is chilling!

Aspens glisten with brightly shining rays.

Our gondola ride is a delight.
We see virgin powdered snow,
feel the adrenelin in our smiles.

Stoked, anxious for a descent. 

We attempt a downhill slope,
carving through rough terrain.
This slope is better than awesome!

The silence is serene.

Skis trigger snow crystals in our face,
as we race,
refreshes as it sprays

We are cutting, now,

through tree-lined trails and
accelerating as we go.
Our hearts are pounding against our chests.

We feel an internal body rush,

a climax beyond our control!
The thrill of downhill skiing,now,
flowing through our veins.

Copyright 2014 - Gordon DeClercq

Sunday, February 11, 2018


I have a great observation!  If someone says that they have to get together with you some day, they never will. If they actually invite you to a special event, then you know that they are sincere. What does this have to do with your ability to make new friends?

You might have great intentions to help someone, but until you do it, it does not mean much.  Be careful what you say to others.  If you make it sound to them like you are trying to make an effort on their behalf or if you never offer to help or don't respond, that is one thing. If you do offer to help and don't, potential friends will be disappointed.

So in this time of year try to make a new friend.  It might even bring you new happiness!  Happy Valentine's Day!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Trust and understanding of our inner soul are the things that lead to happiness. Yet sometimes we continue to beat up or battle our self. When we cannot trust anyone else, when we feel worthless with life's challenges, how can we be happy?
Our responsibility in society is to be honest, so trust is returned.  What you sow you will reap!  We should thank others for helping us to bring joy in our life.   This brings happiness to all, including you.   If you want successful and happy relationships foster an understanding of building up each other’s knowledge, self esteem, and pride.  Get rid of the words, "I can't do this!"

Friday, December 22, 2017


When Christmas comes,
my mind shifts gears to holiday cheer.
The ham's a roasting in oven aglow.
The pumpkin pie smells sweet and nice.
The cookies bake to fill us with delight.
The Christmas tree is tall, snowy, and bright,
and glistens long into the night.
Our home fills with warmth and laughter.
My sister and brothers merrily talk of memories past.
The children play and sing by the crackling fire.
Oh, the lovely sounds, aromas
and sights of Christmas cheer!


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

HAPPINESS - Thought of December 2017

Happiness comes from enjoying what we have accomplished and shared. Who we do this
with is important! The spirit of a couple in a relationship is enhanced. When we have it

together in a strong bond is exciting. A wonderful gift to give and receive.

Friday, December 15, 2017

******************** SNOWFLAKES ********************

We're watching the most beautiful morning snow!
Big fluffy flakes float like a fairytale ballet.
Memories arise of childhood saucer riding, skating,
and skiing in Dad's backyard.

Kid's enjoy unsophisticated basics of life,
sculpturing entertainment structures out of snow.
There is no cost, just heart, spirit, and sweat equity.
We create a carving of snow with Davinci flair.

We generate special moments in time,
celebrate hours of giggling and fun...
a lasting heart-warming experience,
a precious memory to keep!

Suddenly a bright, blazing sunshine
bursts through the falling snow.
I sometimes wish I were still there,
the silent whisper of cold winter air.

 Copyright 2008 - Gordon DeClercq 

Thursday, December 14, 2017


True joy kindles from the heart.
It is the way we feel,
......the way we talk.
......the way we smile.

Our hidden passions
must be shared.
The soul within touches
what our eyes cannot see.

A genuine friend
attempts holding our hand,
with unidentified style and warmth,
but unexpectedly connects to our heart.

The greatest rewards
aren't seen
with our sight,
but from the spirit within!


Copyright 2011 - Gordon DeClercq

Monday, September 11, 2017


When being bombarded by the storms of life,
the stress caused by outsiders or people,
and pressure of the career, keep these
problems out! Bring peace in your life
by keeping good thoughts within. Silence
through meditation and prayer will help.
Listen to your thoughts to bring strength
to your well being

Monday, August 14, 2017


Don't separate yourself from people who challenge you and who try to change and grow you for the better!   We have a tendency to surround ourself with people who demand so little of us. It is no wonder our progress is minimal.  Try to open more doors to put balance in your life.  You should develop and achieve your spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, relationship, and educational needs.