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Today Shines Bright

Today, I count my many blessings as today is a great new day and I am filled with the kind of joy a great nights sleep affords a tired, worn thin, insomniac. I finally slept for hours and awoke feeling all is right and we will survive. From my sunny balcony I leaned over the parapet to observe my flower garden growing peacefully without a care of the chaos in this world as fears are closing in. We must not give in to those fears. I promise to merge with my flowers and let the day bring what it will. My heart is full and is singing with the Angels that are surrounding us. Today, I count my many blessings. Today is a great new faith filled day and I am filled with His eternal joy knowing this pandemic will soon be a sad memory we will remember as the world fighting it as ONE people. 4-9-20

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Date: 5/11/2020 4:46:00 AM
I always love your gentle optimistic spirit, Connie: Nature can be our greatest solace in a crazy world. Stay safe and well. Love, SuZ
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 5/11/2020 11:31:00 AM
Thank you very much SuZ. I hope you will be free to enjoy the outdoors soon. Our stores are opening up again here for business as well as our parks and beaches. Blessings xxoo
Date: 4/27/2020 2:22:00 AM
Optimism is a garden that can never be over-watered ... we could worry ourselves to death but it wouldn't change anything. I like your strong spirit that your poem conveys, Connie. Stay safe and hopefully you can see your grandchildren soon on the Big Island!
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 5/11/2020 11:32:00 AM
Thank you Timothy. They will visit me soon I hope. This too shall pass. xxoo
Date: 4/21/2020 2:49:00 AM
Yes, let us look on the bright side of life with optimism and faith, Connie. A voice like yours helps to erase the atmosphere of doom & gloom which the virus has spread around us. Take care, smile and keep on singing :) Warm regards // paul
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 5/11/2020 11:36:00 AM
I will Paul. Some good has come from this pandemic. It has made everyone more conscious of washing their hands and not spreading germs. Thank you my friend. xxoo
Date: 4/19/2020 6:34:00 AM
What a beautiful, uplifting piece. You brought hope with your lines. May these days pass soon... blessings.
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Date: 4/17/2020 3:12:00 PM
I hope it will end soon; beautiful sentiments.
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Date: 4/17/2020 6:20:00 AM
Hi Connie, this is a most definite fav. This is such an excellent write. In the world, at this moment, it gives the heart peace to see a poem of light, that uplifts the heart. I love the images that your words do convey to my mind. I love the content of this wonderful write. Have a wonderful Friday. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 4/16/2020 5:37:00 PM
What an uplifting poem. Reading this brings the heart new hope. Love this. God Bless, JB
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Date: 4/13/2020 5:31:00 PM
Connie, I absolutely LOVE this. So much better than the gloomy one I wrote the other day!! FAVE
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 4/15/2020 7:32:00 AM
Thank you Andrea. I am glad you liked it. I wrote a more gloomy one too but did not post it. Thank you so much for the fave. xxoo
Date: 4/13/2020 9:06:00 AM
What a beautiful, beautiful poem Connie, your positive outlook is an inspiration for us all on poetry soup - your garden sounds amazing and your loving tender care of it together with your calming outlook on this unforeseen pandemic, made my day Connie, Bless you. Jennifer.
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 4/13/2020 11:14:00 AM
Thank you very much Jennifer. It is difficult to stay home all the time but it is not worth the risk to go out yet. I hope you are well. I am praying for everyone in every country to be well. xxoo
Date: 4/12/2020 12:09:00 PM
Yes, Nature proceeds smart with all its treasures without bothering any scary chaos. Also, bright days are ahead. Love.
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Date: 4/12/2020 1:48:00 PM
We are in the same boat world wide and we all need to be conscious of others and fight this virus together. Easter blessings xxoo
Date: 4/11/2020 9:34:00 AM
A euphoric place of being dear friend...you describe so well Connie...stay safe and Happy Easter coming...from the Wingster :o)
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 4/12/2020 1:46:00 PM
Thank you very much my friend. Easter blessings xxoo
Date: 4/10/2020 10:23:00 PM
Hello Connie … faith appears to be a major thing to force this enemy of all humanity out of existence. In the meantime we must find positivity and what better way than to lose ourselves in the colours and delights of a flower garden - thank you once again Connie - Lindsay
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Connie Marcum Wong
Date: 4/12/2020 1:51:00 PM
I feel poetry does bring cheer and comfort in a positive way. Easter blessings my friend. Thank you very much. xxoo
Date: 4/10/2020 7:27:00 PM
Hi Connie, love the merging of new growth in your garden with hope, renewal, refreshment in sleep, joy and faith seamlessly! Thank you sharing this poem prayer - statement of faith! Sleep well my friend - wake refreshed with your continued positive attitude! Be blessed. Happy Easter!
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Date: 4/12/2020 1:50:00 PM
What a lovely comment Sam. I wish the same for you. Thank you very much. Easter blessings xxoo
Date: 4/10/2020 1:31:00 PM
Come what May, blossom bloom with sunlight! Well caught and reported! Aloha! Rico n.b. It is a wonder you could sleep at all with the Air Force trying to drive the virus away with sonic booms!
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Date: 4/10/2020 12:27:00 PM
You are right. This too shall pass. We should be thankful for what we have and if our time on Earth come to an end... let there be a new beginning. Have a great day my friend.
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Date: 4/10/2020 10:23:00 AM
Loved the personal insight and oneness of your poem Connie. Happy to see you here. Almost like we are children standing close in line for receiving our dessert. Yours, I see is a dark chocolate cup cake. Mine, is just being in line with you.
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Date: 4/10/2020 8:42:00 AM
so beautifully expressed Connie, the ending of the poem gives one hope it will soon be over:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 4/10/2020 7:33:00 AM
This sentiment is the need of the difficult time. So we'll expressed. Take care.
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Date: 4/10/2020 7:04:00 AM
Superbly done, Connie--I enjoyed reading your soothing voice..an uplifting, reassuring write. Soon this will be over!
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Date: 4/9/2020 11:43:00 PM
Thank you Connie, for stoking the embers of courage with your pen. Your hope is contagious, and your faith is a blessing to behold. We are reminded to count our many blessings. Blessings to you, and stay safe, my friend.
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Date: 4/9/2020 10:07:00 PM
I love the hopeful voice in this poem, the faith that's driving that pen... beautiful Connie... hugs and blessings XoXo
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Date: 4/9/2020 6:22:00 PM
Amazing poem! Thank you for your awesome comment on my poem :) ~JWE
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Date: 4/9/2020 5:44:00 PM
I love the affirmed faith that flows from your spirit to this poem. We know that despite appearances, all things are always in divine order and no earthly elements are more powerful and loving than God. It IS a time to adore your flowers and life with overflowing gratitude. Thanks for touching me with a bit of you through this poem. I think of you all the days ... CayCay
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