Monthly Archives: April 2018

”Bitter Sweetness”

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My soul reminds me today that there is a power within me that is greater than anything that life brings my way. It is the place of being where I stand with the lemons of life in my hands…and choice enters in. I can choose the limited sour bitterness it creates. Or let the sweetness of the spirit within teach me how to turn lemons into lemon aid.

“Seniors In The Garden”

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Embracing The Wrinkles of Time

017ca58b46162024cb787e82dc7208c7172513f1f9“Though an old man, I am a young gardener.”-Thomas Jefferson 

I’ve been waiting patiently for winter to let go. I want to go out and play in my gardens. Yes, I said play. Because being in my garden makes me feel young again. I get so lost in what I’m doing that sometimes I don’t even realize how long I’ve been out there. My husband tells me that he loves to stand back and watch me when I’m gardening because I look so peaceful. Yet, at the end of the day, I can suffer for it if I don’t pace myself, use the right tools, and stretch before starting.

img_0394In the book “Gardening for Seniors” it cover’s all this and more. If there’s a will to garden in our senior years, then this book will help you find a way do it step by step.

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“The Dis-ease of Seniorities” — Embracing The Wrinkles of Time

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Welcome to my new blog on learning to embrace the senior years of our life. I will be posting every Friday if you’d like to become a follower. Hope you’ll join me in the journey I’d love to have you and any input you’d like to add to the conversation.

Connie

I was working on my memoir and started a sentence off with the word senior. It was about reaching that final year in high school. I sat there looking at the word senior, thinking how surreal the moment felt. I mean, here I was a senior again going through some of the same feelings and […]

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”The Tension of Resistance”

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”The resistance to the unpleasant situation is the root of suffering.”-Ram Dass

What if the rosebud remained tightly folded within itself? Can you feel the tension of its resistance. It’s like it’s going against itself. All the energy it uses to hold itself back weakens and destroys it before it ever has the chance to know the full blossom of its purpose.