Saturday, July 23, 2011

Close Fortune

“The one you love is closer than you think.”
I am pretty sure that the one I love is pretty darn close…I have three kiddos that are my world, a wonderful hubby that supports me (and all my craziness) and a devoted dog.
How much closer can the one(s) I love get?
I always tell me kiddos, “I am always with you, no matter where you are I am there – in your heart, in your mind.” I tell them that they are always with me, that I am always thinking about them and they are in my heart.
The ones you love are always closer than you think. Even if you are across the country (I keep telling myself that as I prepare to send my son to college), even if the person you love has left this life – they are closer than you think. I don’t just say that to comfort myself or to comfort anyone else, I trust that God’s here with me and that my loved ones are, too.
If you have faith (and really even if you don’t), they are there.
This is going to be a short post, it’s been a long week dealing with work issues, some health issues (I have fibromyalgia and have been in a flare up), and my BABY turning FIVE. I will be spending tomorrow catching up on my reading and hopefully get a couple of book blurbs in, possibly mixed with Fortunes – that is SO much fun to do.
I hope that you all have had a good week – anything special you want to share, anything you would like to see from me?
Next week will prove to be a crazy week as well…but, hopefully I can get my Yoga in as I need to and work on taking better care of myself!
Live, Laugh, Love~
Vanilla Mama
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  1. Thanks to technology my kids and grandkids are usually fairly accessible, and of course they are always on my mind and in my heart. I'm saddened that we've all ended up so geographically distanced, but choices were made and now we live with them.

    Tossing It Out

  2. Yes you are right about loved ones being close all the time. Both my son's have left home, but they have not left my thoughts and they never will. My daughter is planning on moving too but she will never leave my heart.
    It is so cute that your baby is turning five. He will probably be going to go to Kinder Garten this year. Best Wishes for him.
    Thank you for sharing and for your support. Now that I think of your baby, I will rely on prayers for him. God Bless you and your hubby and kids:) This is Munir over here at Focus.

  3. I find comfort in my faith and the closeness I feel with God. My family is also spread out over the country and technology has made keeping them close much easier. I'm thankful for that technology with my son heading to college. Hope your flare up is short lived.

  4. Thanks for the reminder of the closeness that love brings. Take care of yourself. I also enjoy your posts.

  5. I hope you get better soon! Enjoy reading! We'll be waiting for you to get back.:P)

  6. It has been a crazy couple of weeks - I will post and catch up on reading tomorrow!!

  7. Thank you for stopping by my blog VM :). I hope you feel better soon and that life slows down a bit so you can catch up.


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