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Thursday, July 30, 2009

AUGUST FIRST, TWO THOUSAND AND NINE

"This is the day the Lord has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24

Yes, today is a day for rejoicing for sure as our beautiful niece, Katie will don her wedding gown and be wed to the love her life, Adam at 12 noon. Yes, a day for celebrating as our friends, The Carter Family travel to VSU to witness their daughter, Kat walk across the stage in her cap and gown.

Yes, today is August 1, 2009 and as promised, I am resuming my 50 something woman blog here and now. The longer I live, (and that would be a total of 18,615 days as of this day) the more I have realized what a gift LIFE is.

To quote Lily, a follower of this blog, in a comment on 6/6/09:

"I think the greatest thing about this age is the realization of time. Some of us, if we're lucky, finally have the time to do the things we put off because of our children and other responsibilities. Mostly, I appreciate the limited aspect in a way I never did before crossing that half-century mark.

IT MAKES ONE MAKE TIME."

Thanks, Lily, and I agree!

So, as we continue on this life adventure, to restate my purpose behind this blog:

LET US GROW AS WOMEN AS WE ENCOURAGE OUR DAUGHTERS, OUR NIECES, AND ALL OF OUR YOUNG LADY FRIENDS COMING ALONG BEHIND US TO DO THE SAME.

LET THE PILGRIMAGE CONTINUE...

2 comments:

  1. Welcome back, really missed your posts on the blogosphere.

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  2. Lovely post, Joan. Hope that you had a relaxing break. So glad you're back!

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