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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

{sunflower in my front yard} it came up all on its own..a gift from above.
This is a picture I took awhile back.. titled..



{Reflections of roses}



I had Elizabeth draw a name early for the give-a-way because I am going to take a break from blogging for a couple of weeks. The winner is Jann from A Vintage Heart blogspot.



Jann please e-mail me your address so I can get your package in the mail.

I need to get some stuff done around the house really bad. But, I am going to get to the responses left..



I leave you with this quote.


"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do."



- Pope John XIII (1881- 1963)



today's song, Johny and June..beautiful, beautiful song..makes me cry every time i hear it..

if you have time please listen to it..

1st video, 1st clip

i had a love like that..





Monday, July 21, 2008

John's Boots...



These are his boots that sat by my bed for months and months after his accident. I put them away and he died a month later.

They comforted me..seeing them sit by the bed. A constant reminder of him.

I remember seeing him put them on in the mornings..And many times, after coming home from a long hot day at work, I would take them off for him.

I considered it an honor to take his shoes off. He would smile at me, a grateful tired smile.. and say, "How did I get so lucky?"

I would say, "I'm the lucky one."

I always felt lucky to have him..Blessed. Even through the hard times.

I am having a hard time right now because the anniversary of his accident is coming up.

I am going to get to every one's comments over the next few days. Be patient with me..I have not forgotten you, I just haven't been on the computer much.

I do appreciate everyone who has left me comments..

~Nita~

Tonight's song, Summer Breeze by Seals and Croft

1st video, 2nd clip

This was one of our favorite songs..John couldn't carry a tune in a bucket, but he loved to sing. He would often ask me if I minded if he sang.

I told him I didn't mind at all.. I loved hearing him sing..

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“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”
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a time
when you believe
everything is finished.
That will be the beginning."
Louis L'Amour
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virtue is doing it."
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The Philosophy of Despair
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So why not make one?
Psalm 138:7

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