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Pondering

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We’ve Got Company Coming

I haven’t seen or talked to my cousin for over 60 years. Today she’s coming for a visit. We’ve been emailing for the past three years, catching up on lives we missed being part of. Can’t wait till you arrive … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Prayer

Thank you for this very special place you gave us over 40 years ago.  And thank you for protecting and preserving it. In spite of our wanderlust and mistakes, loggers and well-meaning friends we are still here where you placed … Continue reading

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Daughters As Neighbours

Takes time to reshape from mother to neighbour, from daughter to neighbour. Each aware of the need for fences and gates that define a healthy, happy neighbourhood. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Wild Rose

It May Have Thorns Like the flower you gave me and the words you chose so I give my love as you gave me the rose. Though it is not perfect and could cause you pain for its scent is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Little Sister

Love you still. Sharron

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Clear Thinking

As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. ~ Helen Keller

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Water

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. ~ Auden

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That’s My Dad

“Hello, Low Tar Roofing, Lorne speaking. Hi mom, yep. We’re on the highway, just coming into West Van.” Lorne checks his rear view mirror and pulls over into the slow lane, fumbles the telephone to his left ear while holding … Continue reading

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The Path Back To Paradise Is Love

The only thing love requires is love in return. To love back is a choice, a decision of the will. So the love that created paradise gave a choice so that love could be returned. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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From My Serene Spot In The Woods

I send out love to my world healing for those we have wronged, peace for those who know only war and hate, strength for those who are weak and restitution for those who have lost all they valued. Lord help … Continue reading

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Nature’s Heart

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. ~John Muir

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Water, water everywhere. . .

Many waters cannot quench love, Nor will rivers overflow it. ~Solomon

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Waiting For You

Mocha meows – 7:30, time to get up. Light the fire, feed, play, empty her en-suite. Six hens cluck at coop doors, wanting scraps, fresh water and morning freedom. Humming bird hovers at the feeder, and Stellar Jay pecks at … Continue reading

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Death and Love

Death and love are two wings which bear men from earth to heaven. ~Michelangelo

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