Tag Archives: respect

October Fourteenth, The Greatest Lesson, Is Love

Today… When my mother called this morning before our conversation ended she told me that she had called my son before he left for work to ask him when he would be able to get her car inspected. She told … Continue reading

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October Fourth; Don’t Fear the Leash

Fear month. I was scrolling through social media while waiting on mom’s call. I came across a thread that I did not add my comments to because they were already stirred up and  calling each other names. Over a hundred … Continue reading

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September Twentieth; If

Sadness I’m sitting here, working on yet another cup of coffee while watching the sun playing a game of peek-a-boo through the overcast skies. The trees are dancing in the winds of a potential storm. Its nearing the end of … Continue reading

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My Heart Is Weeping

My heart weeps. I am sitting here, my world is as usual. Outside, the last of the day’s light is fading, the crickets and night birds are singing their night symphony. The not so stray cats are doing their alterations … Continue reading

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August Tenth; If I Could Ask For a Gift, In This My Month Of Birth

It would be ability. I have been sitting here for the last four hours attempting this. I’ve had false starts aplenty. I have thought of and rejected many ideas. I have saved and I have deleted because nothing felt right. … Continue reading

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August Third of 2021; If I Could Ask For a Gift..

Seeds. But not flower or vegetable, but ones that perform in a similar fashion. They bring beauty, and they feed. I’m sitting here this morning, listening to the falling rain and looking at the several packets of seeds on the … Continue reading

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July Twenty-eighth- Relationships of the Family Kind

Cut short. This morning as I was writing my morning offering, and just as I was considering whether to lengthen it by expanding what I had written, I received a phone call from mom. She needed to get out of … Continue reading

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July Twenty-seventh, Happy Another Trip Around the Sun Dad

Happy one more time around the sun dad. Ninety-two years old, did you ever think you would see this day? Happy birthday dad, yes, it is time for my annual thank you, even though I do try to show you … Continue reading

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Day 195; Footnotes of Balancing It All Out.

Let it rain, let it rain. We’ve had a fairly steady rain falling for several hours now. It did upset the dogs when it was thundering but all that has passed over leaving that steady rain that was so desperately … Continue reading

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May Thirty-first. A Day of Remembrance

 How do I begin this? I ponder that question as I sit here, sipping coffee  and watching a not so stray cat watch me. I sit here, one dog by my side, the other outside grumbling because I won’t let … Continue reading

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