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Finding a peaceful place

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on June 7, 2007 - 8:44pm

Ever wish you could just run off and escape to a place to get away from everyone and everything? It has been one of those days where no matter how hard you work, it won't even get noticed. Of course that has been the story of my life for the most part, but who is complaining. I am not one for doing work just to get noticed, but I guess it would be nice if it did once in awhile. I guess we all need some kind of acknowledgment to some extent. Was very busy at work this evening, and all my supervisors seemed to be pulling me in all sorts of directions. One wants me to do this, another wants me to do that........It is very hard having to make everyone happy. I am only one person. But as busy and tiring work can be at times, it has its lighter sides. For example, the other day a woman came in to the store and was buying underwear. That's all she bought was several very fancy pairs of underwear. So, I am helping her check out and she then proceeds to ask me if we carried any batteries. I swear, I had to bite my own tongue to keep from laughing so hard. Makes a person wonder what the batteries were for. Needless to say I didn't laugh at her. But that moment made me realize that laughter is the one thing in this life that really keeps things together going in a positive direction. Can you imagine what life would be like if there was no laughter..... Would probably be a very sad life.

I am so glad to be home this evening. I actually am enjoying a bit of peace and quiet. I miss my kids, but I know they are in good hands. I will see them in a few days, so I am OK with where they are. What was really great about coming home this evening was a dear sweet friend of mine ordered me dinner once again. I swear, some people are just so nice that it overwhelms me at times. I didn't really want to cook for myself anyway, so was very thankful for my friends beautiful gesture. So I sit here munching my pizza, doing this blog and listening to my Celtic woman CD. The music has totally enhanced my senses once again. I have a few scented candles going as well so it has turned out to be a very peaceful, and relaxing evening. Something I really needed tonight. Sometimes being alone is a very beautiful moment. Some people are afraid of it, but I have always managed to embrace it. A person can really learn about their own heart if they take the time to listen.

Well, as I listen to this amazing Cd, I am starting to feel the emotions take over me. These emotions are one filled of peace and hope. One song came on and really overwhelmed me. The lyrics are simply beautiful. They really describes how I feel about my dearest friends that I have met along the way and still have left to meet in my journey. I even think of my own children when I hear them......They go.....

In the morning when you rise

I bless the sun, I bless the skies

I bless your lips, I bless your eyes

My blessing goes with you

In the night-time when you sleep

oh, I bless you while a watch

I keep

As you lie in slumber deep

My blessing goes with you

This is my prayer for you, there

for you, ever true

Each every day for you,

in everything you do

And when you come to me, and

hold me close to you

I bless you...and you bless me too

When your weary heart is tired

if the world should leave you

uninspired

When nothing more of Love's

desired,

My blessing goes with you

When the storms of life are strong,

When you're wounded, when you

don't belong,

My blessing goes with you.

This is my prayer for you, there for

you, ever true

Each every day for you, in

everything you do.

And when you come to me, and

hold me close to you

I bless you...and you bless me too

I bless you...and you bless me too.

All I can say is that when I see and hear the words, it makes me thankful for what I do have right in my life. My children, my sweet friends, and the desire to make the most of my life...... how much more can I ask from this lifetime? It is not perfect, and some things were not planned, but I am not afraid of it anymore And can find the joy and peace from it. Anyway, I certainly wish everyone finds their own peace and hope in this life. It is what ever you make it out to be...Like I said, it will never be perfect, or how you think it will end up, but ya know,that is not a bad thing......it can be one of a true blessing if you accept it and learn from the changes it can bring....might even make you a better person too!!! I know it has me.......

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