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Photo: Bee and thistle: Taken high in the Cascade Mountains where there is a bee buzzing on every thistle. by Debora Rorvig

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Things I Could Have Said Today

I've been riffling through musty pages of things I've written in the past. I can't find the autumn poem I wanted to post today...but I did find this short piece that I probably wrote after feeling that I had failed to be the person that I wanted to be that day. I think we all can relate.

Things I Could Have Said Today

I love you.
I am sorry.
You were right.
I was wrong.
Lord, please forgive me.
Lord, please help me.
Can I help you?
Good job!
I will pray for you.
You can do it.
I can do it.
God is able.
I will try.



Amish Stories said...

So very true, i wish most of us said one of these things to someone we care about! Richard

ellen b. said...

Amen! Good words go a long way...

Rebecca said...

I think there probably was a reason you couldn't find the autumn poem -- like I needed this reminder, for one...

Linda O'Connell said...

A wake up call to all of us. Thank you.

chickory said...

we are fortunate to wake to a new day every 24 hours to set things right. the past is over, the future is the future. right now. focus on right now. love this. xo

chickory said...

"the elegance of the hedgehog"? that sounds interesting!

Brenda @ It's A Beautiful Life said...

That's a neat list you've got... I like the idea too!

Cindy Swanson said...

Hi Debora! I saw your picture on A Femme d'Un Certain Age (my pic is on that same post), and had to stop by and say hello. I suspected your blog title might be from Philippians 4:8, which I'm claiming as my life verse in an increasingly dark world. I'm all about spreading the loveliness!

Hope you'll stop by and visit my blog!


Cindy @ Notes in the Key of Life

Elizabeth said...

Yes, Debora, we all need reminding at times. Thank you. x

Ocean Soul said...

I'm thinking i should post this on my fridge! Good reminders Debora!


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