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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A Simple Life

Hub passed away three years ago January 8th. I can't believe that much time has passed. Of course I still miss him terribly, but with the support of good friends and doing the things that were suggested, I managed to move forward and find peace within. I'm grateful for that.

And, we all have within us what it takes to get us through the tough times, if we just keep it simple, and believe that this too shall pass.

All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

by Robert Fulghum

Most of what I really need
To know about how to live
And what to do and how to be
I learned in kindergarten.
Wisdom was not at the top
Of the graduate school mountain,
But there in the sandpile at Sunday school.

These are the things I learned:

Share everything.
Play fair.
Don't hit people.
Put things back where you found them.
Clean up your own mess.
Don't take things that aren't yours.
Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody.
Wash your hands before you eat.
Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you.
Live a balanced life -
Learn some and think some
And draw and paint and sing and dance
And play and work everyday some.
Take a nap every afternoon.
When you go out into the world,
Watch out for traffic,
Hold hands and stick together.
Be aware of wonder.


P.S. I got my Kindle yesterday!! So far, I'm loving it!


Barb said...

I love that Fulghum piece... so true. Seek Peace and you shall find it. I'm glad you found yours, Odat.

Big hugs :]

Traveling Bells said...

True words.

My baby sister joined the widowhood sorority a month ago and is learning how to adjust. I'm glad that you are finding peace at last.

Big hugs, honey...

lgsquirrel said...

Sending you good vibes.

Akelamalu said...

Gosh I can't believe it is 3 years since that sad day. It's good to hear you are coping and moving on m'dear. xx

Sandee said...

Great words to live by Odat. I try to every single day.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

"Lois Grebowski" said...

I'm so glad that you've found peace. HUGS!

secret agent woman said...

Has it really been three years? I'm really glad you have found peace with the passage of time.