© 2010 Marica

Celebrating life

Another Christmas is close at hand.
A time to celebrate
the gift of life.

beginnings and endings
lessons learnt along the way
pain endured and survived
new dreams
new plans
decisions made
opportunities taken
shedding things and saying good-bye
being grateful for what we have and what has been
and the fun we had along the way.

the people we love;
those that can be with us
those that can’t.

through shared experiences …

I watched her move across the stage
oblivious to anything except
what she was doing.
The moment took over.
so beautiful
so graceful.
The colours flickered before my eyes.
The music filled the air.
I was transported to
another time
another place
another girl.
Now became before.
My niece became
my daughters
my sisters

the person I am today.
truer to herself
full of love
surrounded by those that love me
seeing and experiencing every day
excited by what has been, what is now and the possibilities of what lies ahead.
Grateful for all I have,
all that I am,
my life.

01. Every day is a fresh new day.
24. Every day is a journey. Not a destination.
39. Every day trust that there is a bigger picture. You are a part of it even if you may not know what it is.

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