This post is a themed writing project challenge taken from Jenny Matlock over at off on my tangent.
Jenny says we can use UP to 100 words to tell our story. It can be fact or fiction. Jenny posts a few words, a prompt that we work from. This weeks prompt is in bold italics.
Her crumpled up list of resolutions…. pages 1 through 75 rested in a tall pile near her feet.
Filled with the usual, lose weight, stop gossiping, grow a backbone.
Be kinder, smile more, get a ferret.
# 76 hit the pile with such force it almost toppled over.
Finally, #77 looked about right.
A simple quote, the author not remembered, “Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.”
And her own words finished the list…your life is not a dress rehearsal.
Be happy, appreciate, love deeply, amen.
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Getting it right....
Posted by Koby at 7:00 AM
Some bloggers write "gimme me some love".... as far as I'm concerned, I'd love some love, but I'd even take some hate, some expressions of your disgust, your outrage, mild irritation, sheer joy...whatever, I can take it, honestly I can. Just please (please) leave a comment or two and let me know what you think. Merci.
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The is a great! And it is so very true.....ReplyDelete
Wonderful centus! So true!ReplyDelete
Peace & Blessings,
I love this! We should be so true to ourselves and others! Beautiful!ReplyDelete
This had shades of fun AND deep meaning. A good combo, and deftly done.ReplyDelete
This is a wonderful post, and one that we should all remember! Excellent take on the prompt.ReplyDelete
Wonderful! I love that she had a pile of papers with her resolutions that carried over year to year. As we get older more pages get added don't they?! But I laughed out loud when I read "get a ferret"! That's never been on my list.ReplyDelete
Great ending encourages us all.
What a great take!~AmesReplyDelete
that is some list. loved the quote. get a ferret made me laugh!ReplyDelete
I've added a second version of this centus. Please come back and visit again if you have the time.
Anna's SC#35+ second text
This is a great take on the prompt, and good words to remember. But "get a ferret"? Really? Hope you have a wonderful new year. KatReplyDelete
Loved all the pages with resolutions LOL. That's a great quote. Something to live by but sooo hard to do.ReplyDelete
Lots to think about in this post! Thank you!ReplyDelete
Great writing and such a thoughtful message...love it! Peace and blessingsReplyDelete
I love the way you put this centus together. it's well shaped and well written and oh, so true.ReplyDelete
Thanks and Happy New Year.....cj
What a great message in your centus! (I loved all the pages too!)ReplyDelete
Certainly great words to live by! Super job!ReplyDelete
I love this!ReplyDelete
What awesome imagery you created here with so few words!
This was really an excellent read...and such true, true thoughts for starting a New Year.
Thank you for linking.