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A Life for a Life

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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826-1887)

                from A Life for a Life

    Oh, the comfort—
    the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person—
    having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
    but pouring them all right out,
    just as they are,
    chaff and grain together;
    certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
    keep what is worth keeping,
    and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.




9 responses »

  1. Hey there Floridian Goddess~
    Found a few moments to blogwalk and find out what\’s been going on with everyone.  I love how much you love cats!!!!!
    Talk to you soon~

  2. hahahaaaa – we are ALL Goddesses in one way or another.  Although, I know the VS card you\’re talking about, the birthday gift right?  Yeah, expires tomorrow.  I threw mine away already.  I can\’t get anywehre near that store right now!!!

  3. This is beautiful……I"ve heard this one before and I\’m lucky enough to have someone like that in my life.

  4. I\’m only on chapter four of the Koontz book and I\’m sucked in. I kept trying to "get away" and go read this weekend but it didn\’t work. It is really good sofar – I have never read a Koontz book before and I love his writting style! You should buy it. Or wait until I\’m done and I\’ll tell you if it stays as good as it is now!
    Hope you had a great holiday weekend!

  5. I dont get, now where is my beer…..  Oh there it is,   ahhhhhhhhhh
    Thanks for the MSN change posting..

  6. Very moving!

  7. Thanks for stopping by. Here\’s to hoping your day was a great one.

  8. Beautiful!
    Ryan\’s project was to build a 44\’ foot bridge way up in the woods at Camp Good News (plus a horse hitch area). For those other readers, Camp Good News is not a Boy Scout camp, which would make the project ineligible for Eagle work. It was quite the project as we had to do most of the work right on the spot. It was great, especially since it brought back the old ways of doing things. He dedicated it to his grandfather who has volunteered hundreds of hours trailblazing for the camp.
    You bet Sharon was glad to be rid of that yellow shirt (and I agree with both of you).
    Yours will be a great week!

  9. W:  I\’m alive!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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