Tag Archives: life lessons

For My Friend ~ Helen Glynn Jones

‘When you part from your friend, you grieve not; for that which you love most in him will be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.’ Ah, good old Kahlil Gibran, always … Continue reading

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Time’s Tread ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She could swear the old house breathed at night. That the walls spoke. It was the age of things, she thought. She’d ask, but the next door neighbors gave off a distinct air of distance and her mother was too … Continue reading

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What dreams may come?

The stories we heard as children remain with us as we grow. We know them well and, at need, can dredge from memory all the salient points to retell them to a new generation of children. The characters are familiar … Continue reading

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A to Z…

These are the words that were not heard A child in the darkness; Fragmented thoughts and torn emotion Rent from a fragile heart. These are the words I dared not speak For innocence betrayed And murdered illusions Grief gathered silence. … Continue reading

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Building a castle of dreams…

My younger son called to tell me he was off work, if I wanted to bob round. He has taken a few days off to look after the girls and their Mum, who is recovering from surgery. “You can come … Continue reading

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The Great Race ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

Hola good people, just thought I’ll share that I’ve finally gotten off my lazy ass and got a book published. It is a collection of my blog posts on our recent trip to Turkey, and I am calling it an … Continue reading

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A practical course…

“…am I missing something?” The frantic voice on the phone made it quite clear that he really hoped he was… “There’s a grey ring with symbols on it. Turn it to the one with parallel lines.” “Okay, done that.” “Then, … Continue reading

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‘Updating your system…’

“Would you like to restart your PC now?” I growled at the pop-up on the screen. No, I would not… I was busy. I clicked a box that consigned the message to Hades, while asking it to remind me later. … Continue reading

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A New Horizon – Balroop Singh #writephoto

I didn’t know this valley The valley you pushed me into The valley that glimmers with hope That erases shadowy existence I owe you a special gratitude I am glad I don’t have to walk Into your hollow world Of … Continue reading

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Murder most fowl…?

The sun rose, casting a rose-gold glow across a frozen world. I watched the daily miracle soften the sky, grateful that my home faces east that every day brings a reminder of renwa, and every dawn reminds me that now … Continue reading

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