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Poetry Sunday: Dear Rest

Poetry Sunday:  Dear Rest

Dear Rest:     How sweet it is has been to make your acquaintance.  For years, Sleep and I were great friends, but then I let Stress take her place.  And without Sleep, I was doomed to health issues.  But oh Rest you know this all too well, don’t you?     So I had […]

Conversations in the Garden: Slowing...

Conversations in the Garden:  Slowing The Pace

“I have reached the stage now where luxury is not in fine possessions but in carefree possessions, and the greatest luxury of all would be the completely expendable.” ~Nan Fairbrother     At this time of year, the garden is making its final preparations for its annual slumber.  Each successive frost reminds the plants to […]

Conversations In The Garden-On Being ...

Conversations In The Garden-On Being Sensitive

“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”  ~ Dorothy M. Neddermeyer     Several years ago, I was vacationing with family at the beach.  Growing up, I used to watch my dad body surf, and always wanted to give it a try.  This day the water seemed to […]

Poetry Sunday-Push Pause Please

Poetry Sunday-Push Pause Please

  Push Pause Please   As our days speed by and I fight for my glee, I long for a way to regain my sanity. For time to stand still for just a little while…. to push pause please and bring me a smile:   Pause for a bit of ruminating Pause for a saunter or stroll, Pause […]

Poetry Sunday-Letting Go

Poetry Sunday-Letting Go

    Letting Go   Rain fall down release my pain Your healing touch, my heartache drains. Out flows the gray, as warm winds blow Dry my tears with sunbeams of gold.   © Donna Donabella 2012 __________________________________________________________ I wrote this poem October 29, 2012 during a somber period in my life when stress had taken hold of me […]

A Saboteur Heals

A Saboteur Heals

“Sometimes you hit a point where you either change or self destruct.”  ― Sam Stevens   Life sometimes brings you messages, signals that if you pay attention will serve you well.  I missed many signals for a long time.  And while life brings on its own stresses some jobs add to it.  But we can manage stress in […]

Favorite Quote This Week:

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” ~ Aristotle


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