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  • John is the host of this week's WeekWord, which is present.



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    May I be fully present in my life.

    May I be fully present in the lives of my loved ones and in those of people I encounter.

    May I be present in conversations, to listen well, to hear with love and to respond appropriately.

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  • Leaf Necklace for Leaf Lady by me
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    I like to make presents.  I would prefer to make something the recipient will like. Knowing what that is and being able to make it can be a challenge. I made this necklace for my friend, Leaf Lady. She loves leaves.  I did not make the beads. I simply chose them, purchased them, and strung them. (That was challenging enough for me--my hands aren't all that steady!!!)

    I hope she likes it.

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  • PS:

    1)If you would like to participate in the WeekWord challenge, do a Cowbird story (or blog post) and copy the URL of the post and post it at John's blog post under comments. The link to John's blog post is on page 1, the first word.

    2)I may post more on this topic on or near Friday.

    3)I AM VERY GLAD TO HAVE SPROUTS BACK. I HOPE TO DO SOME SPROUTING SOON.

    4)I am behind on reading and posting because I wasn't online yesterday. I wasn't online because I drove 6 hours to Kalamazoo and back home to pick up my son from college. He is home now (and still asleep.)

    5)The photograph of my necklace for Leaf Lady was taken by my husband Keith.

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