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Get High – For Free

Sing in the shower at the top of your lungs, you’ll feel great all day. Smile at others and you’ll get smiles right back. Breathe cool, green forest scents and you’ll be light-headed with happiness for hours. Stare at sea … Continue reading

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Primrose Blessings

January – cold, dark mornings, misty afternoons, rain, rain and more rain. But there you are blooming, noticed only by those with heads hung down like mine. Blue beauty, a lovely gift to my drippy day. Bless you primrose. ©Sharron … Continue reading

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Sleeping in these days

Cocooned in cotton flannel sheets, wool stuffed pillows and duvet, mohair wool blanket. . . who can crawl out of such a cozy nest when it’s still dark and raining out. Not me. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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And Still It Rains

Rain barrels overflow, streams, rivers, lakes flow down the driveway and still it rains. Could we contain even half this water now our summer would never be too dry. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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End of the Year

The year is dying nothing can be done its days were numbered from day one. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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A New Year On Its Way

Peeling off the pages of unused calendars, wondering at spaces left unwritten in my journal, counting down the days, the hours until a new calendar, a new journal, another chance at noticing, experiencing and recording all of it. ©Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Don’t Put it All Back in the Attic

Generosity that moves us to give more than we take, happy greetings to those we never noticed before, desire to be with those we love even though they are annoying Don’t put it all away with the baubles and ornaments. … Continue reading

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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 hate and destruction and so little hope … Continue reading

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Give Love This Christmas

  Down through the ages men and women have learned the lesson of the manger. A simple place, a simple message to those who simply believe it – God loves us and sent his perfect son to an imperfect world … 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, men of wisdom watching the stars and a young girl in a barn. Peace. . . rarely found anywhere … Continue reading

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Making Space For Ourselves

Sometimes it is necessary to pull away from those who love us, those we love in order to find out what we think, what we feel, who we are without their expectations pulling us in different directions. Sometimes we need … Continue reading

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In A Perfect World

Getting caught up in anger over the way things ‘should be’ we fail to see what is – beauty, order, incredible colours, animals, seasons, fruit, sky, awesome beauty – Why do we fail to see it. Why does our focus … Continue reading

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Another Day

Light seeps into the sky behind ever-moving branches, trees, leaves – powerful shadows over back-drop of serene blue. Light bursts out, the day begins. . . I’ve seen this over and over again but never tire of this opening bit. … Continue reading

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Winter Beauty

Black clouds float across the skies, sun disappears before your eyes. Soon soft rain is gently falling, then the northern wind starts howling. Leaves swirl round the naked trees, grass and puddles start to freeze, our breath is white upon … Continue reading

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Times Have Changed For Poets

Years I spent typing out my words on an Underwood typewriter with carbon paper between the pages, folding, sealing, stamping, mailing waiting. Waiting to hear from publisher, editor, friend. I had to include stamps for my own rejection slips. NOW … Continue reading

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