Daily Prompt; Share the Love


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http://dailypost.wordpress.com, DP, Daily Prompt

Tell us about another blogger who has influenced your own online journey.

Every comment has influenced my journey here at WP. I won’t go in to the old repeated story of how I came to begin my journey of writing. But I do once again have to say one important statement. Without God I could do nothing, including writing down my thoughts that are sometimes silly to others and don’t make sense.

There have been many people who have Liked, clicked, commented or shared advice. None of you probably understand how I sit here behind the desk and reach out grabbing on to and clinging to your words.

I can’t have it both ways. I can’t be the person who wishes for a different style of living and yet doesn’t force myself to go out in search of anything different.

There is a huge chunk of me that likes who I am today. Yes, I am sort of a loner. A person who in the real world tends to hide behind my feelings. But on here I have no fear stopping me.

You have accepted me throughย  my lonely times, my sad tears, and sometimes my humor that comes out in my writing. What else could I be doing rather than this? I am not sure. Sometimes I don’t want to know what else is in the world to get into.

I have definitely changed through the year I have been here at WP. I have learned to accept that I am a little different from each of you. I realize it is alright to not be like the Jones’ next door. I have discovered that no matter what I try to do differently, the heart and soul of me is to be a caregiver.

Not just a caregiver for my brother, but a concerned, caring person for others. We all have issues at times. There really is no one that doesn’t feel painย  and sadness at times. Life throws many beach balls in our direction and sometimes they smack us right in the face. Letting us feel loss of friendships, partners, family members and even loss of which direction we are heading.

I am no longer ashamed to admit that I need you and your friendship. I am not afraid to let you know that I look for your comments and that I take them to heart and sometimes in my dreams I dream of you standing beside me in my own journey of life.

Does this mean I am weak? I don’t think so. Is it wrong to admit that we need others in our lives in order to remain strong and solid? No, I think it shows courage and guts to admit that we can not tarry this road of life alone.

To sit here and say one blogger has made a difference in my life would be an outright lie. It is all of you. Each of you bring something different to the table. I am able to fly off as a bird does with his worm in his mouth. I am able to build the nest that I have been working on for so long with Al.

I can now bring stronger comfort to him. I can stand a little taller because of you. I can pick up my phone and dial your number and hear your words of comfort. I have been invited to visit some. I have been called by others to be only told, I am thinking of you………

This means the world to me. So for this prompt, I am going to toss it out the window. I will break the glass into hundreds of slivers. Slivers that sparkle with names of you falling gently around me.

I am blessed. I am truly a lucky gal who has let God open my heart to write and make life long friendships. Thank- you each of my special friends and family of writers.

 

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39 thoughts on “Daily Prompt; Share the Love

  1. What a wonderful post from the heart. A tribute to your blogger friends, honest and pure. You being YOU makes us read your posts and enjoy them with you, fear with you, pray with you, tremble with you, get excited with you and feel with you! Love you Terry, keep up your strength and may we help you along with all the struggles you go through. {hugs}

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  2. Terry – that was a very nice post. I can relate to how you feel about the blogging world, and the people you meet in it! There are a lot of really nice people in this world, and this is a great way to meet them, and follow their journey through life.
    Thank you for sharing from your heart, and thanks for the pingback too! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Becky

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  3. Oh Terry, what a beautiful piece you wrote! I think it is YOU we should thank, because you help all of us. That’s why it’s nice that WP is such a lovely community of writers and dreamers. I appreciate you, and I admire you too. Debb

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  4. Terry you are the inspiring one to manyof us. your love and caring nature can be felt through every sentence you write, it doesn’t always pretain to us specifically and for me it is generally when you write about AL and your love for him that inspires me to be a better and more loving person. when I read your words of love and cre or anger or frustration in the care of your brother and show your strength it helps me in my journey with my hubs and yes even with myself and my illnesses. so thank you Terry for being the light of hope and love for me. ~~Len

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    • bless your heart Len for the most kind words I have read. I can’t believe you are saying this to me, but I feel truly honored that you think of me in this light. To know that I help you with my words is the biggest compliment I could ever receive. thank you so much

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  5. I feel so honored and happy when I read this …. it’s a true pleasure to be your friend, maybe I don’t always agree with you, but you have my support … and my friendship.
    Thank you for calling me, your friend.

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    • I feel the same way about you. I feel honored that you chose me as your friend also. Having compassionate and loving friendships is the best gift in the world. big hugs to you from me

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