Maybe it’s a bit colder than you’d like
Maybe it has a bit more rain
Don’t let the wind hold you back
Never let the wet lead you to lack
A brighter day is just around the corner
A shinier future is just around the bend
If life feels a mite disappointing right now
Just step back and blink; you might just say, “Wow!”
Penned – MG – 11/12/19
The weather is fine
Let’s go and dine
Let’s go and have an adventure
Before all the leaves turn to winter
The drive is divine
We don’t need the wine
We don’t need the activity center
As long as with love we can venture
Penned – MG – 11/5/19
Somedays, it just doesn’t feel so whimsical
The rain pours down like an avalanche
The bills pile up, threatening to bust the dam
The kids get sick, losing time from your livelihood
The spouse awakens as if you’ve committed a wretched evil
Temptations reign and habits of old come creeping, seeking to find you
There must be an anchor down deep inside
There must be still waters no man can shake
There must be a hope which sustains through yesterday and points to tomorrow
When Hope lives within, the storms may rage; yet, the rock will stand.
Penned – MG – 10/30/19
It’s amazing how one drive can purify a mind.
Look at the swirls of color passing by and see now with clarity.
Breathe deep the air that settles the thoughts of despair.
Let the wind surround your skin, calming the restless soul.
Just step out beyond the norm and find yourself again.
Penned – MG – 10/22/19
Sometimes, the day doesn’t feel so whimsical
And you wonder what to form beneath your pen
In that moment of indecision and doubt
Just turn to your old faithful friend, Winnie the Pooh
And He can always help you out 💗
… think I might need some tea and honey now, too…🍯
Where does the trail of life lead you?
Do you run down it, trees and grass, asphalt and people, just a blurt around you?
Do you saunter down it, the environment just there for your parade?
Do you drag your feet behind, dreading every step as you draw closer to your destination?
Or could you possibly walk, pausing along the way to take in the sights, breathe in the air, let it consume you in the moment?
Could you possibly stop to smell the roses and count them, one by one?
Don’t miss out on what’s right in front of you because you’re looking too far behind or searching too far ahead… ❤️
Penned – MG – 10/9/19
Be like the butterfly
Float on the air
Search out the beauty
Light gently and with ease
Fly away from drama or danger
Penned – 9/24/19 – MG
UPDATE: this was set to post before I realized what date it was scheduled (9/11). Rescheduling to a Wednesday that might feel a little more whimsical…
Maybe just a note (or two) of love today…💗
Listened to this song for the first time today. Don’t know why I haven’t ever heard it before, but it speaks a message today. On this 18th anniversary of a horrific day in our history, I will remember. I will cherish, and I will never forget.
It’s not about a political party. It’s not about a race, a religion, or a heritage. It’s not even about a personal opinion or thought.
This was a day that radicalism thought it could rule. This was a day when hatred filled hearts surmised they could win. This was a day when evil consumed souls believed they had the upper hand and could bring down a powerful, mighty nation.
9/11 will forever be a day of remembered terrror, heartbreak and death. Yet, 9/12 will forever be a day remembered of a nation uniting to bring rescue, support, encouragement and comfort. The two days shall ever be etched in the memory blanks of my legacy.
This is a realization of what purpose can expose. This is a revelation of what a common bond can bring. This is a testament of what unity can do.
For evil and for good.
Never forget these days in your retelling of truth and of history. Share the brokenness, revel in the heroics and cherish the patriotism. Never forget, a people bound together in one cause, one focus, one goal can accomplish the unthinkable.
America, never forget.