Posts Tagged "joy"

Tuesday @ Ten: I Find Joy In…

»Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Heartfelt Treasures | 5 comments

Cue music: Julie Andrews sitting on the bed with the Van Trapp family kids…thunder claps can be heard outside. To ease their fears of the storm, she begins to sing, “These Are a Few of My Favorite Things” (written by Oscar Hammerstein) Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things Cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These are a few of my favorite things. Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes Silver white winters that melt into springs These are a few of my favorite things When...

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To Swim or Not To Swim

»Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Heartfelt Treasures | 0 comments

To Swim or Not To Swim

It’s 9:30 on a cool summer morning and I’m sitting next to the pool with all the other moms, dads, grandmas and grandpas…watching our little ones take swim lessons. It is an age old tradition of instilling in these precious children the joy of swimming. Both for their enjoyment and fun, but also for their safety. I must say I envy my grandson his obvious delight and joy he finds by being in the water. He is not afraid at all. Some of the kids are clinging to the side of the pool with a death grip. Crying and whining when the teacher asks them to put their face in the water and blow bubbles. Not my grandson. He can’t even hear the teacher as she gives instructions to the class because he is under the water. Eyes open in his goggles, breathing out bubbles and...

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