Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself;
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
~Groucho Marx

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Love

It was 69 degrees and sunny when I walked this morning.  A nice sunny beautiful morning.  I cut my walk short today and only walked 5 miles.  I wanted a little extra time to do a couple of things before going to church.  I walked along a couple of paths through the woods.  At one point I looked down in a clearing near the stream and saw a deer.  Just then a heron came flying past very low to the water.  Deer and heron, what a cool thing to see.  Again I saw lots of rabbits.  Only a couple of people out enjoying the early morning.
A heart leaf from a red bud tree.
John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you,
that you love one another,
even as I have loved you,
that you also love one another.
John 15:12 & 13
This is My commandment,
that you love one another, 
just as I have loved you.

Greater love has no one than this,
that one lay down his life for his friend.


A very happy Sunday day you.  
Have a blessed day.
Happyone : )

I have never been able to think of the day as one of morning.
I have never quite been able to feel that half-masted flags were appropriate on  Decoration Day.  I have rather felt that the flag should be at the peak, because those whose dying we commemorate rejoiced in seeing it where their valor placed it.  We honor them in a joyous, thankful, triumphant commemoration of what they did.
~ Benjamin Harrison

8 comments:

  1. What a lovely last quote...

    Again, thank your husband for his Service. And you too, because the Warrior's family also Serves.
    ~♥~

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  2. Deer and heron, indeed! What a great adventure life is -- and what a perfect Sunday!

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  3. That quote is so intriguing...I feel that way every time one of Maine's sons fall and the governor decides that the flag must fly at half-mast. I just don't get it as I can't imagine that soldier would want it that way.

    On the other hand, I am honored to fly my flag at half-mast tomorrow until noon. Another way to remember.

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  4. That should read sons AND daughters as we have lost some women in military service...some as far back as the Civil War.

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  5. Enjoyed my walk with you and the beautiful thoughts from Mr Harrison,.
    Sue

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  6. Your leaf photo and quote are both so appropriate for Memorial Day. Hope you have a sunny day to celebrate.

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