I get sent lots of these lovely word circulars. I don't like them when they ask me to send them on, as I feel trapped. And I make a decision to send them only if they touch me. Recently there have been some lovely ones circulating. Maybe it's a way that the world is reaching out to touch others.
We don't always get to feel held and touched, and I know that's something I miss. And when I get one of these I do feel held for a moment in someone's thoughts and care, and I love that.
As a substitute hug, works every time. I love how they make the tears prick behind my eyelids as they they get me to reach a place inside, that maybe I hadn't been for a while.
As in truth, despite all my wise words I do spend a fair amount of time being lonely where I live. I don't see that many people where I live, my friends live a distance away. My youngest son does give me hugs occasionally, but I don't get much physical contact, which is difficult to do without. So when one of these turn up I let the love from them wash over me and hold me tight for a while, and that works for me.
So although I am a happy person and enjoy my life, that person hanging around my life who wants to hug me as much, as I want to hug back is something I yearn for. Of course this itch has got scratched right now with the appearance of the very gorgeous Trix, who will put up with no end of hugging..... YAH for Trix!
To celebrate one of these thoughtful circulars I thought I'd put it here, so that my email list get a breather! And for those of you who do not email me (and why not?) it applies to you all too.
So with lots of love from me to you my dear friends:
Gin and Tonic
This should probably be taped
to your bathroom mirror
where one could read it every day.
You may not realize it,
but it's 100% true.
1. There are at least two people in this world
that you would die for.
2. At least 15 people in this world
love you in some way.
3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you
is because they want to
be just like you.
4. A smile from you can bring happiness to anyone,
even if they don't
5. Every night,
SOMEONE thinks about you
before they go to sleep.
6. You mean the world to someone.
7. You are special and unique.
8.. Someone that you don't even know exists loves you.
9. When you make the biggest mistake ever,
something good comes from it.
10. When you think the world has
turned its back on you, take another look.
11. Always remember the compliments you received..
Forget about the rude remarks.
And always remember.....
When life hands you lemons,
Ask for Gin and tonic and call me over!!
Good friends are like stars.....
You don't always see them,
But you know they are always there.
'Whenever God Closes One Door He Always Opens Another, Even Though
Sometimes It's Hell in the Hallway.'
I would rather have one rose and a kind word
from a friend while I'm here
than a whole truck load when I'm gone.
Happiness keeps You Sweet,
Trials keep You Strong,
Sorrows keep You Human,
Failures keeps You Humble,
Success keeps You Glowing,
But only faith keeps you going.