Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Buckets of Graditude

I am grateful and feel so filled with love for each and every one of you. Individually, you took the time to share your feelings and gave me heartfelt support and it was amazing. This is what I learned....we truly have developed a community of people who will protect, won't hesitate to show kindness and create a safe place for all of us to give, take and grow. I thank you with a full heart, what more could a girl ask for?.....................

(Well, the money and time for us all to go to a 5 star hotel for a slumber party! Wheeeeee!)


p.s.the rose showed up on my door step w/ muffins and pumpkin butter...Thanks A ;-)


Blogger Shaz said...

You certainly deserve our support you give it us on a daily basis no matter how bad you feel.
You are a true blessing
xoxox Shaz

12:29 AM  
Blogger gerry rosser said...

Nice heart card!
It's a pleasure interacting with you.

3:56 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i love you. i'm glad you're feeling better. you totally deserve it.

4:54 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

no thanks needed...we are all in this together! some days we are carried, and others days we help bear the burden...and wouldn't that be the sleepover of all sleepovers! fun to imagine :)

5:25 AM  
Blogger rising to the challenge said...

you deserve every bit of it...
smile on

5:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

we are already at our own slumber party - we offer support, a bit of juicy gossip, and we are comforted in the company of one another.

i was so sad to read that last post, but again you ended it hopeful. your strength is beyond amazing!

7:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Could we take the muffins and pumpkin butter along to the 5-star hotel? Okay, so they probably wouldn't be so fresh by then.

A more deserving recipient I cannot imagine. Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday :-D Star

8:03 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

ohhh...i love this heart card you made!

and give "A" a bit smooch for me for knowing exactly what my sister needs. that is my favorite rose, btw...mmmm, gorgeous!

love you.

8:40 AM  
Blogger Laini said...

OH MY GOD. I can't believe someone criticized your beautiful blog and the way you share your pain and struggles!! That someone made you feel like you need to justify the severity of your disease!! For just a minute, imagine "anon" unmasked in a room with the rest of us. Tee hee. We normally sweet-tempered bloggers would become mama bears all of a sudden and it would NOT be pretty. Thank you for sharing the way you do. How could anyone see harm in this? And if they did, why would they say so?

10:00 AM  
Blogger Deb R said...

Excuse me a moment while I zone out and enjoy the lovely mental image of a big ol' blogger slumber party
Aaaahhhh, that was FUN! :-)
The rose and card are beautiful!

10:30 AM  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

I got an anon comment a while back that hurt my feelings and I know it is an awful feeling.

I am sending you a great big bear hug.

I use something called Statcounter. It is free and it tells you who visits your site.

10:44 AM  
Anonymous ceanandjen said...

Beautiful card! And what a wonderful treat to find a beautiful rose and yummy goodness on your front porch!

I hope that you are feeling at peace today sweet Darlene.


3:00 PM  
Blogger Georgia said...

Mmmmm! Muffins and Pumpkin Butter?!?!?! Bloggie sleepover????? YES! count me IN!!!! hehe. Would that not be a fabulous event? *dreaming right now... be back in a sec* Oh, ok I am back now. :)

love to you,

3:40 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

What a gorgeous rose - it speaks volumes!

4:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sweets... you are the most special individual.

4:29 PM  
Blogger Trish Ryan said...

Pumpkin butter and muffins...yum :) Little things really do make the world so much better!

5:02 PM  
Anonymous Mom said...

Dar that picture just made my day.
It truly speaks of love and kindness. Beautiful colors and I love the card. Love to you my darling daughter. Angels on your pillow.:)

5:17 PM  
Blogger dd said...

Beautiful picture, beautiful rose, beautiful you. Have a great evening.


5:27 PM  
Anonymous Teresa Sheeley said...

Hey Darlene!!
I have missed you the last few days! I am sorry that anoy. comment didn't set well with you and hope you are feeling better today. You have my whole hearted support dear one. You have taught me so much and enriched my life tremendously. If ever there a time you needed me to help you with anything, I would be there!

Hey a big huge slumber party would be so very awesome!!!

Much Love

6:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've just been catching up on everyone's posts, and you've certainly had a rough week.

I feel all your posts are uplifting, graceful, and beautifully written, no matter what the subject.

May you feel well and whole in body and spirit :)

Love and hugs to you xoxo

6:56 PM  
Blogger Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

I'm so blissfully happy to be part of this community ... as thanksgiving approaches, gratitude fills my heart for you & other precious souls. Enjoy the muffins and pumpkin butter ...mmmmmm much love, JP

7:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

name the hotel, and i'll bring my jammies... :)

7:52 PM  

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