Posts Tagged ‘being’

A Perfect Gift

At this time of year when conversations so quickly center around perfect gifts and the term “holiday rush” is common as people drive to and fro to stores or spend hours online, there is one gift that does not need to be wrapped or bought or ordered online or shipped. Credit cards can be tucked…

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In the Quiet Stillness

It is a rare day Or night That I have no words I am covered with a veil of stillness My whole being Completely quiet The full moon beckons me to it And graces my being With its promise Of infinite possibilities It will shine over me While I sleep The company of light Until…

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A Magnificent Caregiver and a Mystery – Both

This is the thing about writing of any kind. I never know what is going to emerge after the first sentence. In yesterday’s blog I happened to recall the morning I was struck by a certain memory of my father and the unexpected, surprise moment that followed that memory. Today when I dated my morning…

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Early Morning Writing- My Own Caregiving

I am barely going to beat the clock on this blog! Each morning for going on a year and a half I have relished following The Miracle Morning practice, so beautifully crafted by Hal Elrod. I do not miss a day even if it means getting up an hour or more earlier than planned. Silence,…

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A Year Ending

Daddy At the end of a home cooked meal When Mommy would ask If he wanted something more Would say I’m full up to here And put his hand well above his head Always smiling Always grateful At the end of this year This year of 65 Ah yes, Medicare’s arrival as A birthday gift…

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Activate Those Cards!

I am always intrigued by random thoughts and how they take on a life of their own once they take root. It rarely crosses my mind anymore where they come from and why. I simply enjoy the fun of how they take me into seeing what I can glean for my life moving forward.    For…

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The Calendar and the Lion

I changed a calendar that has an insert per month in a plexiglass frame.  I never look ahead to see what the pictures are for future months. I like to be surprised. Up to this point the months for 2013 have had a variety of birds and botanical drawings.  As I opened the packet to…

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