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Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Share the Joy and Tea Talk Thursday

Having family get togethers and seeing the young and old enjoying life at it's best.

HH's oldest brother 83, joining in the music making.
This man is amazing.
He still works 2 days a week as a salesman for a huge tire chain in the city.
Attends Churchill Downs racing everyday that the horses are running.

He just radiates joy and it is contagious.

The youngest members of the family.
HH's niece and family.
Feeling the warmth and joy.

Having.............MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE regular coffee cup. 

Feeling.............grateful, very snug and cozy in my nice warm home with my HH especially since the rain and cooler weather was come to us in the form of fall.

Thinking about..........all of those folks out there who do not have a warm and cozy place to be in this world. Doing what I can to help in our small way. Involved in "Coat-a-kid" in our community.

"You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither
do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand,
and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine
before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven."
 (Matthew 5:14-16 NIV)

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A Closer Look

Where are you, my heart?
Where are you, my soul?
I cannot find you any more.
I looked at him and I looked at her.
No, that's not what I want to see.

I searched down deep and poked around.
It hurt so much I turned back.
Halfway back I looked at nee.
No, not Mrs. or Miss could I see.

I only see what I had tried to be.
As I backed out of the hole I dug,
I heard myself say
"Here I am!"
"Look at me!"

"Here I am?"
Where did that spring from, this searching day?
I looked asky and I looked aground.
Nowhere could I be found.

I turned and saw a face aglow,
Absent of all worry and woe.
Because I looked just when I did,
Straight ahead.
Now I am found.

Peggy Jones


rebecca said...

i appreciate that you have included thinking of others less fortunate than ourselves as you count your jOY!

cloth a child is a wonderful event that we too take part in. there is need everywhere. in every moment.

add to that your charming family gathering and you have started my day
in great happiness!

Illinois Lori said...

What fun photos! My friend's dad is 80-something, and loves to play the harmonica, too...great fun!

Lori (from TeaTalk)

Anvilcloud said...

You seem to be upbeat and doing well. Good on ya.

Meri said...

You have such a beautiful family -- a perfect reason from gratitude and joy.

Stephanie said...

so important for all of us that are so fortunate to help those in need...

spreading the joy!


what a great family gathering you shared here!!!

miruspeg said...

Hello Peggy!
Thanks for visiting my blog and introducing yourself.
There are not many Peggy's in Australia so I meet very few.
I see you are a Sagittarius....I am also and we obviously share similar music wonderful.

I LOVE your header photo and the Kahil Gibran quote (I am quote freak and put one on each of my posts).

I really like your insightful poem too.

Peggy xxxxxx

Ruth said...

Hello Peggy,
Thank you for sharing your coffee time with us @ Tea Talk. I'm glad to see you had wonderful time with your beautiful family relatives. Loved the photos.
Thank you too for sharing your beautiful poem; very well written.I sometimes feel lost and need to find myself, which is a hard process. It is only when I pause from my busy world and spend a quite time with the Lord that I can find myself again.

Cozy home, that's what many people need most here. I'm blessed to hear you are serving your community in a special way.


Ann said...

family reunions are great, we had 2, 10 years apart. Then my dad died.

Mrs. Santos said...

Hello~ I love your photo at the top of your 83 year old friend. Joyful people are so wonderful to be around! I hope to be like that when I am old too. What a good reminder that I should be practicing right now.

God bless you and have a wonderful day.

DebC said...

My husband's family is SO MUCH like your family.
Keeps things interesting!