Life is indeed a mirror. Let’s gaze into it together and see what we shall behold. Join me in my life journey of attempting to make this world a better place with each book that I publish.

2018-02-13
We Are The World
We are the world. Together we can create peace, love and prosperity for Mother Earth. It is up to us individually and as a community to make the dream of heaven on earth come true. We hold amazing power to change for the better if we make the decision to...

2018-02-08
Sending Some Sonshine
Angels and fairies laugh and dance, When we give God’s love a chance; Through landscapes and heartscapes so divine, Love heals; love stands the test of time. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/sending-some-sonshine-diamante-lavendar.html The post Sending Some Sonshine appeared first on Diamante Lavendar ....

2018-01-24
Missing You
The truth of your love you left behind, A treasure, a gift that you hoped I’d soon find; You helped me to learn and wished that I’d grow, I never imagined I’d be missing you so; Life seemed so harsh many years ago, Now darker than I ever wanted to...

2018-01-22
The Gift Of Life
(Available at https://fineartamerica.com/featured/1-the-gift-of-life-diamante-lavendar.html) When life gets tough, it’s not so easy to see it as a gift. When we are hurt or bad things happen, life seems to be anything but a gift. This is a world where we come to learn, to grow and to understand. The only way...

2017-11-10
Waiting
You are my love; My heart knew you Before you were born. Together in another realm we laughed, Made plans and shared kisses As we flew through the endless skies. My soulmate, my child; A love so pure and An innocence undefiled. Your laugh is a promise Of truth, beauty,...

2017-09-28
Keeper Of Autumn
The Keeper Of Autumn swirls the leaves, As they fall from the trees in brown and green; Another season passed in time, A breath and sigh of the Divine. Available on Fine Art America at https://fineartamerica.com/featured/keeper-of-autumn-diamante-lavendar.html The post Keeper Of Autumn appeared first on Diamante Lavendar ....

2017-09-06
Breaking The Silence Won Another Award!
I am deeply honored to say that now my book Breaking The Silence is a winner of six awards! All for Inspirational Fiction! This most recent award is the Gold Medal for Inspirational Fiction from Reader’s Favorite! I am so grateful especially since this book is one of the pain...

2017-08-29
Releasing Doubt: My newest youtube video.
Doubt is debilitating. Here are a few suggestions how to conquer its restrictive force and find meaning in your life. If you enjoyed this video, please subscribe to my channel. Thanks for watching! The post Releasing Doubt: My newest youtube video. appeared first on Diamante Lavendar ....

2017-08-28
Never Goodbye
You gave me your heart, I gave you my soul; Your love and laughter, Made me whole; Nearly nineteen long years, You graced my life; Til the reaper came, With sickle and knife; Your silence is stunning, Your absence extreme; Every second of every day, Is crushing and mean; My...

2017-08-23
Review: Do Monsters Have Birthdays by Jasmine Williams
Jasmine Williams was kind enough to send me a paperback copy of her book so that I could review it with my three year old granddaughter. We both loved it! The words rhymed very well which kept my granddaughter interested and the illustrations were colorful and cute! The story was...

2017-08-03
Freedom Comes After Decimation
Freedom. A word that we love. Personal freedom, financial freedom, business freedom. And of course, historical freedom. I come from America, the land of the free. The idea of freedom is hypnotizing. But freedom comes at a price. In order to be free, we have to be decimated: decimated on...

2017-07-01
Echoes
Before you left, You told me Everything: All your pain, And your regrets. I found it strange- The sudden openness Between us, But I didn’t consider The ramifications; Until I found Your lifeless body In your apartment. Suddenly the world Came crashing in As I remembered Your haunting words. You...

2017-06-25
Everything I Needed To Know I Learned In Hell by Dan Balestrero
Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Hell is a compilation of things I’ve learned about succeeding and failing – in life and business – while teaching. Teaching leads to a lot of revelations, laughter, tears, disbelief, theater of the absurd, the occasional miracle, and, more often than not,...

2017-06-19
Here’s The Press Release For Poetry and Ponderings!
The new press release from Online PR Media! Online PR News – 18-June-2017 – Green Bay – In this rare collection of nonfiction Christian poetry and prose based on real life experiences, Diamante Lavendar, a victim of abuse, shows the reader the raw emotions of pain, hate, and denial that...

2017-06-06
Review: The Magnum Opus by Christopher and Christine Kezelos
A beautiful, sentimental story written by Christine and Christopher Kezelos. If you enjoy fantasy and whimsical storytelling, this book is for you. I absolutely loved how the authors wove spiritual wisdom into the book’s pages in a subtle yet striking way. The story is a must read for anyone looking...

2017-06-05
My poem entitled Life, set to music.
I wrote this poem a while ago but recently decided to set it to music. As is everything I write, this poem has a lot of personal meaning to me. I hope you enjoy it! Feel free to follow me on youtube. I have created 20 videos there with different...

2017-06-04
You Shone Like The Sun On Autumn Leaves
You shone like the sun on autumn leaves, Their remaining life brief before they fell from the trees; The sun’s light was strong, the warmth intense, Just as was your heart; loving, immense; But the leaves shriveled up and neared their end, Just as you when you left, my child,...

2017-05-27
My lyrics video for my song For My Baby.
This is the first song I wrote for my daughter who passed 7 months ago. It is an easy listening/pop/light rock song. If you enjoy it, you can purchase it on itunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/for-my-baby-radio-version-single/id1206895872 The post My lyrics video for my song For My Baby. appeared first on Diamante Lavendar...

2017-05-27
Ominous Clouds
Ominous clouds on a haunted street, Passers by shuffling quickened feet; Ghosts lurk behind windows, And half open doors; Watching, waiting, Squeaking furniture and floors; Their time has stopped, Clocks are meaningless pieces; Of a life they once knew, Before meeting the reaper; Confused and rattled, They are bound to...

2017-05-24
Pug With A Passport by Marie Story!
Jump into an exciting travel adventure with Kipling, the Pug with a Passport! Ride along with Kip as he travels through the big, busy city of Tokyo. Join him as he learns about the country and culture of Japan with his friend, Taiki. Explore with Kip as he rides the...

2017-05-19
Introducing Artist Monika Vijay!
I met Monika on Fuzia. She is an artist from India-a very talented artist! I offered to feature her on my blog and social media sites. Here are a few pieces of her work: U & Me Autumn Beauty Lord Buddha A Note From Monika: Hello, This is Monika Vijay....

2017-05-19
Peach Blossoms
The peach blossoms reach And grasp for the sky, Watching graceful birds And insects fly by; They drink in the essence, Of the winds’ lusty breeze, And the sweet scented flowers, Growing nearby their trees. They watch and marvel, At the vibrant colors, Of the grass, the skies, Flowering sisters...

2017-05-08
Four New Photographs!
Here are some of my new pieces. All available on my art website. The first is entitled After The Rain. Water falls upon the earth anew. From morning’s mist to setting sunlight’s dew. Cascading upon nature, bringing life again. Another simple pleasure from heaven’s blissful realm. Celebrate rain and our...

2017-05-05
I Have A Friend On Jupiter by Celine Rose Mariotti
Carlos and Indiana find a website that promises to find them pen pals from outer space. Imagine their surprise and excitement when they are paired with Mannie and Kossie, two children from Jupiter! The two pairs of pen pals are excited to learn about each other and their planets, and...

2017-04-27
Sea Goddess
My newest piece of fractal/digital art. Water is one of our most precious commodities. We need to respect it and take good care of it so that it can continue to sustain us. Sea Goddess interprets the beauty of water on the planet and acknowledges that it had to have...

2017-04-13
Angel Of Light
Here is my newest creation entitled Angel Of Light! A combination of digital and fractal art! Angels are all around us all of the time. We can feel them in our hearts and see them in our minds’ eye. Sometimes we’re lucky enough to see them with our natural eyes...

2017-04-12
Weeping Well by Angel M.B. Chadwick
Fear is like a looking glass….. Eva Murphy loses something she’d never thought she’d lose. From that day forward her world changes and her journey begins. Love and devastation come her way constantly and as she comes of age, her inner strength is tested over and over again. Interview with...

2017-04-09
Writer’s Retweet Audiobook by Piers Anthony
A new audio book by Dreaming Big Publications! Horrifying illusions. Classified government operations. Heavily guarded secrets. Cryptic rumors. Dangerous prisoners. Irresistible passion. Demonic magic. Piers Anthony weaves this and more into Writer’s Retweet, a collection of five short stories abounding in the adventure, magic, and naughtiness that fans have come...

2017-03-25
Word Play
Just goofin’ around for a change! And if that doesn’t satisfy your funny bone…. Stress has a way of making you want to laugh. I know ALLLLL about it. So….laugh on! Have a wonderful day and try to find something humorous about it. During hard times, humor goes a long...

2017-03-21
The Bridge Of The Golden Wood by Karl Beckstrand
“A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Illustrated folk tale teaches the value of work and comes with ideas for businesses; money-making activities; and online resources .” My Rating: 3 Diamonds <> <> <> This is a cute and nicely illustrated...

2017-02-28
Music I Created For My Daughter Who Passed
I’ve always loved music. Twenty years ago I wrote and sang. Now, so many years later, I find myself doing it again. In memory of my daughter who passed only three and a half months ago. I wanted the music to make the listener feel the unreal, ethereal and disillusioning...

2017-02-26
Lightworkers
How to create “zen” on the planet? Love. We all crave love. That’s why we’re hurt so easily when we don’t find it…or thought we had and realize it wasn’t real. Love is precious. It’s life changing. It’s essential. Light workers harvest love. And they give it away in bunches....

2017-02-23
The (In)Fidelity Factor by Elda M. Lopez
Conflicted about the role of (in)fidelity in relationships? Hurt? Angry? Confused? Need simple, sound advice? The author can relate. She’s been on both sides of the fence and addresses infidelity prevention in real terms. This is a much-needed book for those with a desire to know, and those in the...

2017-02-18
Two New Singles I’ve Created!
Twenty years ago I wrote and created music. The time has come to start again! What do I write? Easy listening/rock/pop. Sometimes a bit alternative. A combo. I like to mix things up. These two new singles are available on itunes at the present moment. They will also be available...

2017-02-03
Beautiful Photographs
Do you love photos? Here is a place where you can find photos of all types. Located on Fine Art America, delve into these landscapes, animal pictures, portraits and more. Sure to please every taste! Visit here: photographs for sale You won’t be sorry you did! The post Beautiful Photographs...

2017-01-22
Thank You For Joining Me For Fun, Inspiration, Previews And Offers!
Thank you for joining me here for more inspiration, previews and offers! https://forms.aweber.com/form/36/786188436.htm Read new insights, see free offers and previews of upcoming books and classes! The post Thank You For Joining Me For Fun, Inspiration, Previews And Offers! appeared first on Diamante Lavendar ....

2017-01-19
Being Frugal
Whether this concept is an old one to you…or a new one…it’s still worth mentioning. I know I need reminders about this frequently myself! Here is a message about money…the material possession which makes our society go ’round! (Whether we’d like to admit it or not!) Be frugal. Be wise....

2017-01-15
Now Determines The Future
Now determines the future. Now is the “seat” of tomorrow. Don’t project what happened yesterday into tomorrow. You’ll create more of the same in “what is to come”. If you want to start fresh, make Now the best you can and see that best going forward into tomorrow. That is...