There she was in the midst of a very decorative landscaped courtyard,
the golden girl of Malibu.
Last Easter, Cephas and I traveled to Santa Monica to attend a MSIA Easter event on the beach. We spent two days in Malibu before we traveled back to Santa Monica. For a couple days we drove and walked around Malibu just taking in the scenery and checking out the energy.
In Malibu,there was a quiet little mall retreat that was surrounded by beautiful trees and scenery. The landscaping in this quaint shopping center was beautiful and very artistic. There was a very busy Starbucks in this shopping center where we spent some time just talking and sipping. I managed to get a little writing done.
Outside every shop in this mall, there were tables where many folks enjoyed sitting to talk and to bask in the coastal sunshine. I stepped out of Starbucks to get some fresh air. When I noticed how many people were sitting outside, I decided to walk about to see more of the immediate area. Right away, I really noticed the beautiful landscaping with upscale fountains, cement benches and lovely floral arrangements dispersed throughout the courtyard. One planter in particular caught my eye. The foliage was made up of a tropical array of plants. I walked around this planter and looked at it very closely. I was intrigued, and for some reason, compelled to gaze at this one section of the courtyard.
I inspected it closely as I tried to understand my own fascination with this seemingly average tropical planter. When I turned one corner of the large square concrete display, I understood. There she sat, a lovely golden statue of a sweet little girl reading a book. She was absolutely adorable and magical. I was drawn to the golden girl as if by some supernatural force. I can't explain it. She reminded me of my little grand children when they would grab a book from their bookshelf then climb beside me to ask me to read to them.
I had to touch her and the book she held. Amazingly, the bronzed statue did not feel cold like metal. She emanated a warmth to my touch that fascinated me even more. I took out my tablet and began taking photographs of this little wonder. It was my hope to capture her mysterious drawing energy that she emanated on film so others could see what I saw. I am certain that the energy traces from this golden little girl were phenomenal. I just did not have the special camera needed to capture the energy signatures. But I believe that when my readers see her photo, they will feel what I felt and see what I saw. You, too, will be intrigued by the golden girl of Malibu.