Thursday, August 12, 2010

A Special Treat

My clever, and very sweet, friend Elizabeth at Woodwings has gifted me with this award. I am lamentabley late in accepting it, in part because I'm not sure it was warranted! She said lovely things about me, and included my blog in the company of wonderful, talented women whose work leaves me in awe. I thank you for this, my friend!

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Elizabeth herself is the perfect choice for an award. Her paintings are winsome, witty and wonderful, and there is always an element of fun at play on her page. I suggest you stop by and visit with her for a while...you'll be glad you did!
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To accept this award, I am to sum up my blogging experience in five words...a tall order, but here's what comes to mind!
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Community: In my brief time online, I have found that the blogging community has arms of love and acceptance that reach out unconditionally to embrace new friends as sisters.
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Commonality: We are the same at heart, regardless of surface differences, all of us needing trust, respect and gentle encouragement. These qualities abound in the new friends I have met through blogging.
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Creativity: Creativity can be the lifeblood of contentment, but was in short supply in my life for a long time. Now my artistic cupboards are overflowing with inspiration gleaned from the selfless sharing of ideas.
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Continuity: Bonds of family and friendship are the ones that matter most in the world. I have come to treasure the connections made, and continually strengthened, online.
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Constancy: Though separated by distance and circumstance, I am comforted to know that my blogging sisters are only a message away; that their kind words and support will provide a virtual hug whenever, and wherever, one is needed.

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My grateful thanks to the wonderful women who share their lives and their dreams with one another. As sharing is its own special treasure, we are each of us rich beyond measure in our blessings!

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6 comments:

Sherry Blue Sky said...

So lovely! Yes, yours is a blog with substance for certain! Yay! Whenever I see you have posted, I POUNCE upon my mouse and click straight there....always something wonderfully creative and thoughtfully narrated. I also enjoy traveling around the many wonderful sites out there, am constantly amazed at this venue for sharing our lives. Keep blogging - your readers enjoy every post!

Olive Cooper said...

Neat Lynette. Yes you are full of substance I totally agree. olive♥

The Littlest Thistle said...

Congrats on the award, what a lovely acceptance post

CHERI said...

Congrats! And you were so creative to use the "Cs"...very clever and such good choices.

Robyn said...

Congrats on the award! WELL DESERVED! Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog..it made my week!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

I LOVE your beautiful haiku page - dont forget to add the lion! Wonderful!!!! Your haiku are amazing. I find haiku difficult because one is constrained by form and brevity - neither of which I am very skilled at:) My hat is off to you!