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Anne's Gift
by Barb McClatchy

Thursday, September 27, 2007
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Inspiration through Osmosis

Laugh at yourself

never at the expense of others

Dream with the stars

and beyond

Find humor in everyday places

despite how others perceive it

Grit your teeth when you must

rather than complain

Rely on your internal strength

versus on others

Be who you are

not what others expect of you

Teach not with words

but through your actions

You never told me any of this

but yet I somehow know

And God grant me the ability

to pass this wisdom through Osmosis

Onto my own
 

WHEN I FALL by Barb McClatchy
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Reviewed by Ken Chartrand 8/2/2008
Hello Barb, I read your poem,"Anne's Gift". I found it a pleasant read. Osmosis ? Loved that part! Live the gift. Well done. Please feel free to visit my site here in the "Den".
Reviewed by John Domino 7/19/2008
A good heartfelt write. God be with you, always!

JohnMchael
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/15/2008
We are always being watched by others. I don not have the education that you have but I can tell from your writes this is good advice. You write so gooood. **********
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 11/5/2007
I appreciate your wise philosophical perspective here, Barb. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes,

Regis (Reg)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/7/2007
Every school in America should have this bronzed and hung on the walls of every grade from the fifth to the twelfth . . . I loved each and ever word . . .
Reviewed by Paul Berube 9/28/2007
Barb,

Very sound advice and well worth taking it all in.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/27/2007
Spoken from the heart and soul of a loving human being. Speak of kindness, allow God to guide you through each day in every way....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by R Beeman 9/27/2007
great words of true wisdome spoken here. when these words are followed life is a better place to be and to share with others.

always,
randy



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