Category Archives: gratitude

My New Book of Poetry

One of the reasons I haven’t been blogging lately is because I’ve been very busy gathering together over 40 years worth of my poetry from old journals and scraps of paper all over the house. I finally decided to put … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Every so often, I become conscious of a new “theme” in my life, growing out of recurring nuances that come out of my meanderings through prayer and meditation, social media memes and conversations, nature and various issues/concerns that need processing and … Continue reading

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Filling in the Blanks

A few weeks ago, this came to me in prayer. It’s been mulling around in my head ever since, and I decided to share it as a New Year’s Day “food for thought”. “You have in your mind an image of … Continue reading

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Make Yourself At Home

Evening Prayer “Lord, my mind is scattery today. Toxic. I don’t like it and have been trying to ‘think a better thought’ but not getting very far.” I manage to quiet my scattered brain and stay centred in the silence for … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

Lately I’ve been pondering about and grappling with Time. Today’s rumination… “I’m wasting Time.” “If you enjoy what you’re doing, it’s not a waste of Time.” “What if what I’m doing isn’t what I want to be doing?” “Why are … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

As 2015 comes to a close, I cannot lie, I’m glad to see the end of this year. 2015 turned out to be one of my most difficult years to get through. It was a constant struggle to stay afloat against the … Continue reading

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Surround Yourself with What Makes You Happy

We hear it just about everywhere these days. Surround yourself with what makes you happy. Fill your life with what you love. 10 Ways to be happy. Let go of whatever doesn’t bring you joy so you have space for … Continue reading

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New Meanderings…Golden Treasures in the Quicksand

After many months of contemplating the new direction – or any direction for that matter – of this blog, I’ve decided to simply start writing again. The title of my blog site is “Meanderings, Blogging the Journey” and that’s what … Continue reading

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Missing Muse but Shining Light on Others

Well, as many of my faithful followers must realize by now, I’m at a loss for words. I’m 60 years old, and have been writing all of my life, whether poetry, short stories, newspaper articles as a teenager, my own … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2014

Today is Remembrance Day and there aren’t enough words to express my Gratitude for the freedom I enjoy today because of the sacrifices of so many who fought – and still fight – to guard our rights and freedoms. The … Continue reading

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