Friday, November 11, 2016

Giving ~ Day 11


"Friendship is the shadow of the evening,
which increases with the setting sun of life."
Jean de la Fontaine


Yesterday there was a phone call to a friend.
Just a few minutes of her voice made all the difference.



From this morning's journal:

Give Away: Shadows. Sigh...I change my mindset. I carefully construct healthier boundaries. I make choices that are hard - yet right for me. Still there are voices/feelings/accusations that lurk in the shadows. Always present. Never know when they'll pounce. Today, with each pounce, I will give away what comes at me from the shadows.

Give Access: Color. Leaves and light and bright pink sweatshirts. Happy music, bright nails, painted skies and a vegetable rainbow. Today I'm looking for bright, cheerful color!

Give Thanks: It's Friday. Which means it's almost time for the two days I get with my husband each week. This is good. Thankful doesn't even begin to cover the degree to which I cherish this man and our life together.


Joining James for

8 comments:

  1. A unique reflective surface but perfectly capturing the scene and its colours! And a bonus reflection in the back window too!

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  2. We joined friends at Applebees who were honoring our Vets. Good food and friendly conversation. Time with friends in retirement supports the quote in your post.

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  3. Lovely reflection and wise words.

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