Tag Archives: Ralph Waldo Emerson

You’re a Fickle Old Gal, Mother Nature

“To the dull mind nature is leaden; To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I had dreamt of it, prayed for it and begged for it since November. I had crossed … Continue reading

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Drinkin’ the Wild Air, Part II

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson Outwardly, I may have appeared calm and cool to strangers who knew no better, but appearances are often deceiving. I was a mess. My heart was … Continue reading

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I Will Sink Below the Bubbles

“Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – -Ralph Waldo Emerson I am a morning person.  I always have been and forever will be. … Continue reading

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Pity Party Pep Talk

Today is my birthday, a fact that I can’t escape, a truth that I can’t deny.  I should be celebrating, kicking up my heels.  After all, there will probably be a few well wishes, a little attention and, if I’m … Continue reading

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