~ A Letter To A Friend ~
~ My heart speaks to you every day,
my dear friend.
Each morning I rise to the faces of five
making themselves ready for school, I smile.
~This smile I send to you by way of my heart~
I kiss them,
never let them leave without an "I love
and wave as they disappear.
I smile......knowing how lucky I am.
~This smile of love I send to you by way
of my heart~
I heat water to brew my herbs,
and sit outside to hear the morning birds
Sipping my tea, looking out over this wonderous
I feel blessed for the beauty I see.
~This blessing I send to you by way of my
When the sun is warm I begin watering the
grass my son planted,
and tend the flowers my children helped
I close my eyes, breathing in their scent,
a more powerful healer has yet to be made.
~This fragrance I send to you by way of
And throughout the day,
and hundreds of small tasks and little projects,
I think of you and yours.
I wonder if your day is like mine and how
you are handling things.
I am almost sure you look at things as I
and even relish the tasks we have at hand.
~These thoughts I send to you by way of
At days end, when I return to my porch,
my tea in hand,
I watch in wonder as the sun sets.
I'm stunned and grateful for the colors
for the peace it brings me.
Knowing that if the next day failed to come,
that I did well today,
that I took the time to see things around
knowing that I am loved,
and that my dear ones know that I love them.
~This peace I feel,
I send to you ... my friend,
... by way of my heart~