Tag Archives: courage

Twinkle of Appreciation ≈ Whisper

Twinkle ~~ 19 Twinkle of Appreciation Love given me as a sweet gift   Love given me no restrictions ______________________________________________   Last night my husband and I said goodbye to my “special child”, Whisper.  She had a huge heart with … Continue reading

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Rooted Like Trees

Untangle the web Snip knots of confusion Surrender struggles Shed bonds of fear Rise up rooted like trees Covered in courage ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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MIA

  To my followers and readers: I apologize for a dramatic decrease in postings and interactions … In the past couple of months I have been faced with so many challenges, so much information; the steps of our journey are … Continue reading

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Favorite Quote: Measure of Success

“Success isn’t measured by what you achieve, it’s measured by the obstacles you overcome.” ― Ethan Hawke ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013

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Celebrate Anew

Celebrate anew Inherent Divine Courage Flawlessly designed ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Celebrate

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Gifts and Keys

“Brains!” the Scarecrow scatters requests … “Heart!” the Tin Man rusts with tears of woe … “Courage!” agonizes the Lion with fright … “Home sweet Home!” implores Dorothy … ~~~ On a journey to distant places Along the yellow brick … Continue reading

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Dream Stealers

Refuse relinquishing your dreams dream stealers are near patiently waiting for you to give up today If you don’t succeed in your quest today stand tall with resolve to try again tomorrow ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly … Continue reading

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Gutsiness is Key

    Gutsiness is key Facing this life cognizant Winding narrow path ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011   Prompt: Fortitude

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≈ Vastness of Debris ≈

Vastness of debris Calm eye with raping wide path Her name, Katrina! __________________________________________________ June 1st marks the beginning of the yearly vigil for the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico as the 2011 Hurricane Season commences. At least six research groups, including … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembrance Hold Dear!

Remembrance hold dear Those who fought courageously So we may be free Life, hope, courage, reassurance With these we shall keep faith near ______________________________________________ Since today is Memorial Day – I feel it is fitting to repost this piece in … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes: Courage

  “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.” ~~ Ambrose Redmoon ~~   ______________________________________________ Image © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 

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Remembrance Hold Dear

  Remembrance hold dear Those who fought courageously So we may be free Life, hope, courage, reassurance With these we shall keep faith near ______________________________________________ Although, initially started as a remembrance for military who perished in WWI, the red poppy … Continue reading

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