Every Day Is My Mother’s Day

REST IN PEACE MOM

REST IN PEACE MOM

I remember as I went through boxes of your clothes after you passed over. How your scent rose from the box, I took a piece, raised it up and laid my face upon it, like it was your shoulder and I cried, like a baby, cause I was your baby, I am your baby! I remember your laughter, your tight hugs before I left your house. And I remember how you would phone me and tell me things that I told you a few days before, because you forgot I did, but that was okay, at least I got to hear your voice and your opinion once again. I remember how at the end of our phone calls you use to say, “Don’t forget I love you.” and that made me smile, because I wondered, how could I ever forget my Mothers love. Yes, through the years, there were days, we would challenge each other, as 2 strong women could do. But I will never forget, I am the woman today, because of the challenges, I am the woman today, because of the love, I am the woman today, because YOU were my Mother and if the Creator told me I could relive my life, I would pray that I could be blessed to have you as my Mother a second time. I love you Mom and I won’t wait till Mother’s Day to let you know, that even though you have passed over and the pain never goes away, that how blessed I am to have been able to have such a great lady in my life, on this earth..and because of that, I can testify to love!! REST IN PEACE Momma..

 

 

Who Needs To Be A Millionaire?

“The facts are right and yet so much went wrong. As I read more and more newspaper clippings and whatever anyone else puts out there.. I truly think.. the TOWN of Blind RIver got shafted!
I don’t like to think that the mayor(s) or council peoples, being taxpayers themselves, went into this wanting to screw ANY taxpayers, let alone themselves, however, with that said, WE all got it up the wazoo!
By who? CMHC? PLASCO? who? The Government? Blind River and it’s taxpayers got used as a, let me be blunt, shit filter. And I think there is definetly more to this than meets this ENTIRE towns eyes. But what? I agree a forensic audit needs to be done, of ALL involved, from the top of the money tree all the way to the bottom and branches spread far and wide.
As a community, that is what we need to demand and not be throwing stones at our Mayor and council, but insist on the above and nothing less. This government and its’ body does not want to be shamed by this blunder on a small town northern ontario. And need to come to our aid, not our demise!
I predict within a year things will be cleaned up..IF we stand together again as a community, being proactive”The facts are right and yet so much went wrong. As I read more and more newspaper clippings and whatever anyone else puts out there.. I truly think.. the TOWN of Blind RIver got shafted!
I don’t like to think that the mayor(s) or council peoples, being taxpayers themselves, went into this wanting to screw ANY taxpayers, let alone themselves, however, with that said, WE all got it up the wazoo!
By who? CMHC? PLASCO? who? The Government? Blind River and it’s taxpayers got used as a, let me be blunt, shit filter. And I think there is definitly more to this than meets this ENTIRE towns eyes. But what? I agree a forensic audit needs to be done, of ALL involved, from the top of the money tree all the way to the bottom and branches spread far and wide.
As a community, that is what we need to demand and not be throwing stones at our Mayor and council, but insist on the above and nothing less. This goverment and its’ body does not want to be shamed by this blunder on a small town northern ontario. And need to come to our aid, not our demise!
I predict within a year things will be cleaned up..IF we stand together again as a community, being proactive and insist we are not an outhouse for political crap!”

Newspaper Clipping.. 1 of many!
http://ottawacitizen.com/storyline/you-thought-your-debt-was-bad-imagine-paying-1-1-million-every-year-for-22-years

Is She Daddy’s Little Girl?

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If you’re the father of a daughter, I bet in your eyes, she can do no wrong? The thought of someone hurting her, mentally, emotionally or physically can send you off the deep end? You don’t want some guy coming along and breaking your baby girls heart? You don’t want some guy coming along and telling her what she wants to hear to feed his urges? You don’t want a guy coming along, making her feel so comfortable that she believes all he says, opens up her heart for love, only to have it broken? And yes there are some women that give too freely what should not be, but we are talking of guys who deliberately pull the wool over a girls eyes with the intent of getting what they want and then walking away. We are not talking of men who do fall in like and at times love with your daughter and after some time passes, realizes things with her are just no meant to be.

She is your daughter, you want her treated with respect, honour and honesty, right? So why do you, the age of a man that can father a daughter treat women the way you don’t want another guy to treat your very own daughter?

Young girls learn from a very young age by the men in their life, what their true worth is and way to many times, the men in their life, do not treat them the way they should be treated. Women are the keepers of the womb that bares the next generation. Women are the healers, the caregivers and need to be treated with utmost respect.

If you are of age to have children but for what ever reason you are not blessed with a daughter, know that the young or older female walking down the street is someone else’s, someone else’s pride and joy, who is at that moment maybe carrying the child of the next generation, she is a woman that was once your own mother and think before you act towards her… treat all women like they are your mother, treat all women like they are your daughter and how infuriated you would be to know how someone disrespected her to fee their own needs.

I have met both types of men in my life thus far and even at my age can be fooled by a sweet talker. As much as we need to teach our daughters about red flags, we need to teach our sons how to treat women.

This is not a note to bash men, no, not at all. I adore men and their strengths. This is a note pointing out the difference between, real “men” and just some “guys”. There is a difference.

10 Years Of Words

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I think the one thing we don’t give much thought to is.. PRECIOUS TIME. I say precious time. Because I am not thinking of the time it takes us to get ready for work, get kids off to school or any of those sorts of times, but the actual time, this moment, right here, right now, is all the time we have. Seriously, no one knows to an absolute moment when their last breath will be taken or exactly how much time we really do have to forgive, to live, to laugh, to count our blessings. Usually it is someone else or something else that reminds us, of precious time. Whether that be a passing of a good friend or loved one, how we avoided an accident by arriving 30 seconds later than sooner at that intersection or something as simple as an anniversary. I was just reminded of one of those..it will be 10 years this April that I have been writing, some way, some how and I don’t know where those 10 years went, for they did fly by. But when I think of how much I did and do enjoy all the years I have done some sort of writing, I wouldn’t have changed a thing for the world.

My writing was my saving grace, when I was at my lowest. Through my writing I have made so many great friends from one end of this world to the other.

Time and time again, I have said, doing something that you love, creating, using your mind body and soul, is a passion, that is unique to you as a person. And a passion brings serenity to your being.

I guess that is why they say, “When you do what you love, you don’t work a day in your life.”
There is nothing and no one who can stop you from living your dream, creating your passion, not one soul can stop you, well that’s a lie, there is one… you.

Live, Love and Laugh.. There is no time to waste!

HOW TO BE AN ALLY TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLES!

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*Care for the earth
*Give thanks frequently
*Respect and support indigenous sovereignty
*Learn about treaties
*Remember that treaties are the supreme law of the united states (article 6,US Constitution)
*Demand that our nation honour its treaty commitments
*Consider future generations in all your actions
*Question and resist stereotypes, including team names and mascots
*Learn about and reject the “Doctrine of Discovery”
*Reach out to your Indigenous neighbours
*Slow down and listen more than you talk
*Notice where you are
*Live with gratitude
*Live lightly on the earth
*Work to end global warming
*Support renewable energy
*Stop hydro racking, dirty coal and uranium mining
*Don’t co-opt native cultures or ceremonies
*Return sacred objects
*Read and promote the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
*Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day every October 12
*Learn about the people indigenous to wherever you are
*Read Native Authors*Support Native craftspeople, businesses and events
*Remember that all beings, animals and plants are your relatives not your resources.
*Appreciate the diversity of nations, cultures and people.