Wednesday, October 24, 2007

As I approach my 50th birthday on Sunday I am feeling quite blessed.

this road

this road on which I travel

at times

seems so rough

filled with obstacles

which appear, at first, impossible

but as I look back

I pause

and take wonder

at all the beauty

the miracles along the way

Though I've been feeling somewhat muddle-befuddled the past few weeks I really do not believe it has anything to do with the approaching age. I am quite proud to have had diabetes for 46 1/2 years without any complications to this time. That is quite unusual considering the very bouncy ride it has always been. If you click on the above photo you can go to my comment part way down in which I mention the diabetes.
Then today I discovered this fabulously optimistic lady who celebrated her 108th birthday last Sunday. I love Olive and her enthusiasm for life. She has such a beautiful radiance.

And I love the idea of the sing-alongs. I used to do them with my Mom and aunties when I was a teenager and now once in awhile I do them with our daughter Cat. If my Mom happens to be around she'll try to join in too. Maybe you didn't realize I'm one of those kind of people to occasionally burst spontaneously into song. I don't need accompaniment if the song is familiar LOL.

may angels be with you


Janet said...

Happy Birthday early! I like the angel page you did...the colors are so peaceful.

I also break into song at times but I clearly should keep it a secret as my voice is nothing to write home about!!

windy angels said...

Thanks Janet. Good for you on the singing - as long as you enjoy it. That's what counts.

Barbara said...

Happy birthday Wendy! you are an angel too and i hope you enjoy your live because its unique.
Warm regards Barbara

BlueJude said...

Happy Birthday Windy! May you have a blessed year! I love the photo and art! Birthday hugs from bluejude!

KarenHarveyCox said...

Happy, Happy Birthday Wendy!

Blessings, Karen

KarenHarveyCox said...

Wendy, I left a Birthday present on my blog. Stop by and see my gift to you.

Blessings, Karen

lily cherry said...

Happy Birthay!!!
your blog is beautiful, and your photos are amazing!!!
blessed be!!


Maggie said...

Happy belated birthday wishes. A beautiful photograph and poem.

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