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Hope

Hope spring eternal in the human breast and in the flower beds. 

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Happy 50th Anniversary to a Very Special Couple

You two show that with a sense of humour and love of adventure happily ever after does come true. Wishing you unending love.

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Solitude Is A State Of Mind

  “There are many who live in the mountains and behave as if they were in the town, and they are wasting their time. It is possible to be a solitary in one’s mind while living in a crowd, and … Continue reading

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Oranges in January

I don’t know if the cold kitchen has shocked it into producing but our little orange tree has flowers and oranges on it at the same time.  Smells lovely and reminds me spring will come again.

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Grandma Tree

Poor Grandma tree, the weight of snow and howling winds were too much to bear. The second limb this winter has fallen to the ground. What remains still stands tall and straight after more than 800 years of standing sentry … Continue reading

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Bathing Away the Blues

Rain, wind, cold. I fill our antique claw foot bathtub with hot lavender scented water and submerge my body and my thoughts. Gratitude for clean, safe water washes over me and I pray for those not as fortunate in our … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

Christmas is packed back into the old cedar trunk, presents are finding places in the house and shop. Looking forward instead of back I pray the joy of the season will not stop. May peace be the goal we walk … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

2020 May it be a year of clear vision and kind perspective and may all the dark spots just be passing floaters. Wishing you and yours a very blessed and happy New Year. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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On The Edge of a New Year

  Like standing on the edge of a white sand beach when the tide is low and the sky is clear Nothing mars the perfect landscape devoid of all regrets or fear. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan  

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Light a Star to Guide Us

  Sometimes I wonder why you seemed to take so long to send a saviour to our earth when things had gone so wrong. So many years of killing, of terror for the young, hatred and destruction, so little hope … Continue reading

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Peace Whispers

It was a whisper that floated past milling crowds of travellers, buyers, sellers and settled in the hearts of quiet shepherds, of men of wisdom watching the stars, and a young girl in a barn. Rarely found anywhere else but … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 4

Mother. Father. Child. Together. Alone. Guests who arrived had been invited by angels. Angels. And a star. Shepherds. Wise men. How simple it was, how thrilling. How lonely. Christmas. Family. Presents. And an unexpected sense of loneliness – We too … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 3

If Christmas is about the birth of Jesus then the celebrations would at least reflect the kind of person he was. He was born poor, in a lonely place, among animals did they even have food? Excerpt from “Christmas Is” … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 1

 Christmas is family and friends and love, it is the rebirth of hope and the promise of peace. Excerpt from “Christmas Is”©2001 Sharron R. McMillan

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Changing Your Mind

Contemplative practice, done over time, actually rewires our brains so that we can detach from our addictive patterns of thinking and feeling and our unworkable programs for happiness. Now many neuro scientists affirm such very real change and call it … Continue reading

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