Tag: children

Joy . . . in our children

Joy . . . in our children

Joy
At Montauk Point, Long Island, NY - circa 1972. This is why you were born: to silence me. Cells of my mother and father, it is your turn to be pivotal, to be the masterpiece. I improvised; I never remembered. Now it's your turn to be driven; you're the one who demands to know . . . Mother and Child, Louise Glück in The Seven Ages [recommended] And he ... He was a old soul with new story, zero at bone and marrow adhering to Conrad's dictum with little shocks and surprises in every sentence of his book wearing Truth as his dermis seeking tears, not blood And he, like all good art, marked me for the better. © 2018 photo and poem, Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day and The BeZine)
Gratitude for Sam

Gratitude for Sam

Gratitude, mindfulness
I have been able to spend some time with my youngest godson, Sam, this week. I love him dearly just as I love all of my godchildren, nieces, and nephews. Yet, I am so grateful to have one of my kids live in the same area! It's been such a joy to watch him grow, see his artwork, experience him learning to ride a bicycle, and playing with his growing imagination. He's quite a character and his creativity knows no bounds! Sometimes when the weight of the world's evil and suffering overwhelms me, I find hope and joy in Sammy's eyes. These beautiful children of mine give me the motivation to keep striving for a kinder world, a place of acceptance for them all. I am so grateful Sammy is a part of our lives. (I even think Sam is Sherlock's favorite person in the world.) "To me there is no pic...

Through the Alchemy of Our Darkest Nights

affirmation/s, inclusive, Joy, justice, life, peace, service, solidarity
For my sisters and all their children. Love, Jamie TODAY WE RISE "The world is missing what we have to offer, our wisdom, our sweetness, our love and our hunger for peace." ♥ Note: If you are viewing this from email, it is likely you will have to link through to the site to watch this short but charming film with an important message. Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day) THE NOVEMBER ISSUE OF THE BeZINE IS UP. THE THEME IS AT-RISK YOUTH, Terri Stewart leads Be sure to read her introductory remarks. The BeZine, 15 Nov. 2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (At-risk Youth)