Always remember the primary purpose of your life is living in tune with your energy pattern, find the true expression for the energy and go with the flow!” ― Ramana Pemmaraju
So, last Wednesday I was invited out to lunch with a lady friend. I did not particularly want our time together to end. My dining companion has been a wonderful person to get to know over the past seven years. I love her spirited approach to living. At 86 years young, Nancy is moving away from Colorado to be closer to her son in California. Until now she has been a senior who has lived very independently.
She is bright, creative and her command of the English language is something I can only aspire to. She is an artist – a painter, poet, writer and a voracious learner. Despite her age, her inquisitive mind continues to ask, seek and question. I met her at church and her faith is deep.
We’ve watched Richard Schmid painting videos together, have seen the film about artist Gustav Klimt’s famous painting The Woman in Gold and other movies. We’ve had meaningful conversations traveling in the car and at various functions that we have attended together due to our common interests.
I wanted to give her a little parting gift, made from the heart because I have so enjoyed our friendship. I delivered it to her when we had lunch together.
I wrote a little ditty and enclosed it in the package.It went like this:
The wind doth blow in San Francisco, you know
When you are feeling pale as heck,
Wrap these colors around your neck,
Then go out and take a short mosey
and you will feel more rosy.
I hope what I made from my heart to give to Nancy will be passed along to someone else when it’s life with her is finished. In a few weeks she will be moving along to her next destination in her life journey. But she will not be forgotten. My life has been enriched for having known her.
Here is what was inside the package.
Look forward to seeing you tomorrow on All Things Fulfilling.
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