LET MY HEART BE FILLED WITH TODAY

Another morning breaks.Another welcome dawn.What a blessing to awaketo the gift of another day.What joy to see the lightstream through the silhouetted trees,to see the dew drops bright and glisteningon silhouetted leaves.How refreshing to feel the gentle touchof the early morning breeze.How beautiful to hear the choral singing from birdsperched proudly in the trees.O let me listen to this new day in silence,as it softly speaks to me.Let not my heart be attachedto yesterday.Let not my heart be burdenedwith a load of care.Rather,let my soul be filled with today,the beauty, the sights, the sounds,the wonders all around.Let my heart be … Continue reading LET MY HEART BE FILLED WITH TODAY

SURELY THERE’S A SONG OF JOY IN EACH OF US

I awake each morningto hear the joyful songsof birds outside my window.They sing without worryingabout who hears.The sing without worryingabout what anyone thinks.They simply sing because they have a song.Surely there is a song of joy in each of us.O that I might start my daywith a morning song,without worrying about who hearsor what anyone thinks.May I sing joyfullysimply because I have a song. Continue reading SURELY THERE’S A SONG OF JOY IN EACH OF US

THE AGONY AND ECSTASY OF LETTING GO

When we moved into a retirement communityI was faced with somethingI hadn’t thought about when I was younger.Downsizing.  Letting go.To move from a larger homefilled with things collected and saved over many yearsto a much smaller homerequres sorting through every single item you ownand deciding what to keep and what to LET GO.It’s agonizing.Each item has so many memories, so many stories.You hold each item in your handand you re-live the moments associated with it.Some items bring a fond smile.Some items bring tears.Some items bring thoughtful reflection.You sit there going through it alland it’s like your whole lifeis passing before you.The message … Continue reading THE AGONY AND ECSTASY OF LETTING GO

SOMETHING NEW IS COMING….SOMETHING GOOD

Something NEW is coming.Something good.Something never before experienced by anyone.NEW YEAR 2019And it’s filled with opportunity.It’s filled with hope.And for every person who chooses,it offers the JOY of NEWNESS.NEW OUTLOOK on life.NEW PLACES to travel.NEW TASTES to try.NEW THINGS to do.NEW PEOPLE to know.NEW CULTURES to experience.NEW THINGS to create.NEW SUBJECTS to learn.NEW BOOKS to read.NEW MATERIAL to write.NEW MEMORIES to make.NEW ENTERTAINMENT to enjoy.NEW OPPORTUNITIES to reflect.NEW TREASURES to discover.There’s so much that’s NEW.There’s so much to BEHOLD.And as you enjoy the NEW,You can still enjoy the OLD.P.S.If you will, review the above listand pick out 5 that you … Continue reading SOMETHING NEW IS COMING….SOMETHING GOOD

THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS

The sounds of Christmas whether from afar or places near how nostalgic they all are. Children laughing sleigh bells jingling carolers caroling church choirs singing horses clopping horses neighing footsteps crunching musicians playing church bells ringing fireplaces crackling winter birds singing skaters gliding blustery breezes blowing silent snow snowing Santa ho, ho, ho-ing. O’ the joyful sounds of Christmas, how special they are. Continue reading THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS

THE MIRACLE OF RETRIEVING YOUR MEMORIES

  In the mysterious deep recesses of your mind is a special private place, a safe and secure BANK, where thousands and thousands of wonderful MEMORIES are stored. All the special moments in your life are neatly filed there….forever. Every precious moment you ever experienced. All the people you ever knew. All the hopes you ever had. All the dreams you ever dreamed are there. And by some MIRACLE you can send a signal to that space and instantly RETRIEVE any one of those MEMORIES and RELIVE it. You can pick and choose what you want. Many of the MEMORIES … Continue reading THE MIRACLE OF RETRIEVING YOUR MEMORIES

TURN THE PAGE IN YOUR BOOK OF LIFE AND WRITE

Each new day you have the opportunity to turn the page in your Book of Life and continue writing your story. You are the author and the page is blank. It’s up to you what you write. But whatever you do, make sure you TURN THE PAGE and WRITE. Don’t leave the page blank. It’s YOUR life Make it an adventure. Use your imagination. Be creative. Write with lots of joy. And remember, It’s up to you what you write.   Continue reading TURN THE PAGE IN YOUR BOOK OF LIFE AND WRITE