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A Blessed Year

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A Blessed Year

    "A Blessed Year"



in the Year of 2012 our reflection
reminded how truly blessed
our family felt with strong emotion.
a new home with lovely trees
and blossoming bushes flourished
green grass for animals to enjoy
beautiful birds singing melodies
acres of ground for gatherings
and celebrations.

happiness surrounded new parents
my military son and his wife
welcomed new baby boy with
pride and joy and love.
God has given us so many reasons
to cherish each other and Life
for love rules our home always.


through sickness and death
we fought the good fight of faith
and trials made us a strong family
material possessions allow feelings 
of importance ... but ...
we learned that love is the 
key element to this earthly existence.

so in the Year of 2012
we share this love with everyone
thus extolling God, who loves us all
unconditionally.


*For Carol Sunshine Brown's In the Year 2012 Contest. 

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  1. Date: 3/13/2014 3:05:00 AM
    Your words are a blessing, and God loves us, yes he does.. ~Love you forever my bff....... RIP Sweet Linda-Marie ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:46:00 AM
    Hello Linda, my bff,,, love the gift you love sharing .. Congratulations with your awesome win in Carol's contest.. Take care :-) ~PD

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 9:17:00 AM
    lovely write as lovely as you my friend Linda-Marie...Congratulations on your win!!! good day always!! Love, Maria

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 2:37:00 AM
    Congratulations on your awesome win my dear friend, Linda-M! Your poems is perfectly as beautiful as the year 2012! So inspiring! Thanks for sharing it, too! May God bless you and your family always! love always, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 10:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win! Happy that you are happy!! Jag

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 9:06:00 PM
    WON 2ND PLACE ..THANKXXX

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 4:07:00 PM
    congrats on your win Linda

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 2:03:00 PM
    Congrat on your well deserved win in the Carol Brown's Contest. Well done. The year 2012 is the year of bliss to you. It must be a matter of great joy. Your observation " Love is the key element to this earthly existence', has appealed to me. Love and be loved. I wish the ensuing year 2013 to be a greater year of joy to you and a subject of another powerful write. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 12:13:00 PM
    Well done, another contest that passed me by xx

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 7:25:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in my contest Linda-Marie. Thank you for supporting this contest and may you have a wonderful day. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 10:04:00 AM
    O Linda, dear friend. What a beautiful rendition of your love and gratitude and family values and faith. An excellent display of adoration to God. I love this and it will go down as my fav of the day. One love my friend. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 8:27:00 PM
    What a lovely poem! I really enjoyed not only what you said, but how well you said it. Yes, those trials do make us more aware and grateful, don't they? My daughter shows me that each and every day. Hugs, chum. Cyndi

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 4:32:00 PM
    Great expression of your joy and thankfulness..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by with encouraging reviews of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 2:42:00 PM
    Carol, what great insight you exhibited in this poem. Love it.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 1:53:00 PM
    gosh, I need to check out that contest again. I forgot exactly what she wanted and I really enjoyed seeing how you did your entry, Linda. GOOD way to let us know about your life and the love you have for your family.

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 12:54:00 PM
    I agree with you that love is the key element to this earthly existence. Lovely feeling. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 4:06:00 PM
    Hi Sweet Linda, stopping by to say hi,, my bff... before I log off... I love what you chose to write about... I'm glad you are a lover of people... your one of a kind... luv ya..my bff...have a sweet day... xox...pd

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 11:30:00 AM
    Linda; It sounds like the year 2012 was a true blessing for you. We have to go through some bad times, so we can learn to apprechiate the good. Many blessings to you and yours and good luck in the contest. lucilla

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:25:00 AM
    This is an excellent and wondrous write my friend! I truly love this incredible and significant poem for the past year! Your love is shown through this write and everything that is represented within it! I really enjoyed reading this delightful and pleasurable piece this afternoon! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:15:00 AM
    what can one say, Sweetheart, and don't forgget what you give to us all.. as we share our love with you and your family, Carol will love this i'm sure......as i do

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