Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Presence of Magic Awards





Presence of Magic started as a way for me to share a perspective of the world, one that I wanted to continue to grow in my own life in a more public way. It has become something more than I ever envisioned and for the most part, I owe it to a few loyal and supportive people, fellow bloggers, who have been running alongside me, their shoes now as worn in as my own. So today, I’d like to introduce you to a few of the beautiful people who have helped transform Presence of Magic into something much greater than it could have ever been on its own. Please see what they are all about by clicking on their names which will take you to their blogs.


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Bella has a beautifully natural way of bring out the happy in any day, of making you feel like you are sitting right beside her, drinking something delicious and having a heart-to-heart with one of your dearest, most favorite, childhood friends.
Brenda’s gifts start at a soft and unassuming whisper but when you look away, when you close your computer screen, those whispers turn into nods and smiles and before you know it, the irresistible urges begin to play. Brenda has one of the deepest, most caring hearts on the planet and yet she never boasts or brags, but gently nudges you to see her findings, to enjoy her life’s treasures and yes, you will. You will.

Muriel feeds the European in me with a style and wit all her own. She is incredibly bright, eats up her surroundings in a single bite and somehow manages to write about it in a way that always makes me smile. Lovely and spirited, Muriel’s blog will never bore you and will always give you something to think about.






When I met Samantha she was the most encouraging, supportive writer in the blog-o-sphere that I had ever met. And still now, with a bestseller under her belt, she remains the same. Heart-centered, genuine, and so bright and filled with life, Samantha is the friend you meet mid-life that you feel you have known and loved your whole life.


Tracey is a mountain flower blooming in all her splendor even if no one ever dared see her. She walks quietly with a gentle step and yet her path is deep, no, its profound. Her world is colored with a richness, painted with a flavor, etched with a soul that spans lifetimes. I have clutched my heart many times while reading Tracey and every time I thank the heavens she has allowed us in.


Jo is one of my two most loyal supporters. She wades in deep even if she forgets her Wellingtons and every time, without fail, she is able to see something beautiful and to share her joy. Her loves are so varied and so genuinely felt that even things I would normally avoid, inevitably turn into treasures. With a heart as open as Jo's, I can do nothing less than thank her from my own.



Sara is the other of my two most loyal supporters. She twirls with me in the moonlight and giggles with me in my blanket forts. She and I, we tell secrets until late at night and when I have a nightmare, I wake her up to eat cookies. Her spirit is wide open and sparkling, her heart a bundle of joy and her blog is just as she is, pure magical delight. And did I tell you about her imagination…?




I thank you all from my heart and
with love and appreciation I present to you:
*The Presence of Magic Award*

21 comments:

  1. Thank you Brynne! I am flattered! Love from the other side of the pond then...I am off to check the blogs you mentioned now...

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  2. You are soOO deserving, dear Muriel! You have brightened sooO many of my days!:) Hugs, my friend!

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  3. SO sorry about all the weird formatting above...I tried so many times to fix it all and it seems to just make it worse! I think there is so much incredible energy coming from you all above that it shorts out the program:)

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  4. So amazing that you have so much support :) And great that you are appreciative of it!

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  5. Thank you, Angie! The women above are not just supportive, they are amazing human beings. I am just soOo glad I get to share their magic with you all here!

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  6. I am blushing... (thanks so much)

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  7. You are so very very welcome, beautiful soul.:)

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  8. Brynne, I am both honored and flattered to be featured alongside so many wonderful bloggers! Thank you so much for your ever present kindness and sweetness. Your blog posts always inspire me to search for magic and in so doing, I'm fortunate enough to see the transformation of the ordinary to the extraordinary! Once again, muchas gracias, pretty lady!

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  9. Pleasure is all mine, beautiful Bella, thank you!!:)

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  10. Ok, Brynee, you have to stop making my eyes leak. I tell people I was raised by wolves and gypsies to give them the impression I am tough and rugged but clearly this isn't true if you continue to make me whimper. You have a way with seeing inside of a person that gives me the chills. I am only acquainted with Miss Bella, but I will visit with your other award winners. I saw Samantha's book at Barnes this last weekend and was tickled pink. I don't know her but via she writes and reading her blog, I felt a connected. Dear, Brynne Thank you. Now to go fix my mascara.

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  11. Oh Brynne - you bring a lump to my throat and tears to my eyes - both great occurances. I think of any award (not that I am accustomed to receiving many) the blog has gotten - this is most assuredly the one that touches my heart and soul the most deeply. Thank you sweet lady for simply being out there !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Hugs - lots of hugs being sent across the waves.

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  12. oh this is a wonderfull gift. You have given me new treasures to explore. and if You picked them, I Know they will be worth reading. I can't wait. Im dancing in the moonlight all over again. Thank you for the surprises dear Bryyne and the wonderfull words you use.

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  13. You are such a beautiful human being, dear Brenda. I am soOO touched that my rendering of you made you feel something good inside. I wish I lived near you to tell you every day in person.:)

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  14. Jo, your words...your hugs across the waves...your love mixed with humor mixed with a sensitivity that is so uniquely you...I love it all so very much. Thank *you* for being out there!:)

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  15. my dear, dear Sara, you are the gift. To me. I gobble you up like a seven year old girl who didn't know she had a long lost magical sis:) Thank you for being in my life. I treasure you. p.s. sorry your picture is a little hazy. I could only find a tiny one. But then, I kinda like it. Its mysterious:) But I will change it if you'd like me to.

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  16. Brynne, nah its hazy by intention. I kept it at a low dpi so it would pixelize if blown up. Im surprised you got it as well as you did.

    You are such a blessing to me. :)

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  17. Thanks for the hugs, Brenda. I needed them just then.:)

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  18. :) Sara. You are the blessing to me, my friend.

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  19. You're the sweetest, Brynne! Thank you so much! I feel truly blessed to have met you. Keep spreading the magic! :)

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  20. My pleasure, dear Sam. And you...keep writing *your* magic for the world to read:)

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