Tag Archives: thoughts

Hope

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

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Reflections

My hope is to reflect the beauty around me, rather than ugliness and destruction. Like the puddle and the pond if I care to gaze long enough to see not what is on the bottom but what it is reflecting, … Continue reading

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Southeaster

Southeaster wind howls through the woods twisting branches till they fall, cracks and thunks, we hold our breath a tree falls over, roots and all. We never get used to winter storm’s rage as we huddle indoors once more fear … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

 A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him saying, ‘You are mad, you are not like us. ~Abba Anthony

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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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Live Peace, Speak Peace

“To live without speaking is better than to speak without living. For the former who lives rightly does good even by his silence but the latter does no good even when he speaks.” ~Abba Isidore of Pelusia

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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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Vistas

Look past ferns and saplings, between cedar and maple where sun illumines something further away than eyes can see. Vistas in woods and life, distant points you have yet to explore. Go there, moving always towards unseen prospects or points … Continue reading

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More Snow

Towhees, Juncos, Stellar’s Jays and hummingbirds are thankful for food we put out for them. I feel like opening the windows to let them all in, but Mocha would not be quite as welcoming. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan    

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My World

Out there, in the big world, is sorrow, sadness, turmoil, and sabre rattling but here in my woods is only beauty, love and peace. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Snow Day

The woods are covered in down, that rain slowly dilutes into puddles. I put a few puzzle pieces in their place then settle in by the fire to crochet. Snow day, a good excuse to be lazy. ©2020 Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Silence

“The ego uses words to get what it wants. When we are in an argument with our family, friends, or colleagues, that is what we do. We pull out the words that give us power, make us look right or … 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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Raining Again

Raining again cold out too, now I’m wondering what to do. Warm the kitchen make someone smile too, bake some cookies that’s what I’ll do. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Wind

Wind – unsettling, frantic, makes me antsy; branches fall, leaves whirl, sleep is disturbed, power goes out. .. then I hear the wind chimes – calm, serene, gentle notes transform fear and discomfort into peace. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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