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Thursday Inspiration # 36- Skating

Keep it alive

Paulais the host of Thursday Inspiration.

This week’s theme isskatingand the picture is below. Here is the song snippet from “Skating Away” recorded by Jethro Tull in 1974:

Skating away, skating away, skating away
On the thin ice of the new day


Image from the Happy Color app


Skating through life brazenly

Giving scant regard to how many people

You’ve hurt with your callousness

It’s time to pause for life has ways of

Catching up with us and our deeds

Learn humility and kindness before it is

Too late to make amends for past mistakes




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A Tribute.

Writing With An Open Heart

Standing in the rain and lightning while gazing at a wall in a strange place. I was wondering how a life could suddenly end. We had passed by to check on our housekeeper who wasn’t answering her phone and the shock we had gotten, from a complete stranger, was that our housekeeper had passed away suddenly few days ago.
Denial set in and no matter how many times we asked we just couldn’t believe how a life had slipped right under our noses.

As I stood there in front of her empty room I got an instant lesson in humility. In the past few years, she always showed up to our house with a full smile on her face even when her life wasn’t perfect. She had a loving personality and always loved when I blasted the music around the house. She used to sing along. We always exchanged DVD’s…

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