Reading, Revitalising, Regenerating

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This is a wonderful post on the power of reading.

Writers and their stories

Often we look so long at the closed door we do not see the one that has been opened for us.      (Helen Keller)

Recently life has been filled with frustrations; organizing new cards, finding old receipts and worrying about replacing the stolen new car. Our family and friends have been absolutely wonderful and so supportive. They shine a bright beam of love into our lives and we feel so fortunate to have such positive people around us. They are the door that has been opened to us and we appreciate each and every one.

But sometimes something will unexpectedly trip you up and forces you to look at the closed door. My dark blue backpack was discovered under the water at the end of a jetty. It has been there for two weeks. Discarded. Thrown away. The things that supported me and my life, considered worthless.

In that…

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6 thoughts on “Reading, Revitalising, Regenerating

  1. No matter how murky, dunking seems to bring about contemplation. And I too like a little help now and then, like the kind that comes from reading new stuff not my own. It helps the creative tentacles to regenerate! Must be something about mud, water and seeds….

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