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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

To my dear friends & a wonderful giveaway

A Friend's Greeting

I'd like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me;
I'd like to be the help that you've been always glad to be;
I'd like to mean as much to you each minute of the day
As you have meant, old friend of mine, to me along the way.

I'd like to do the big things and the splendid things for you,
To brush the gray from out your skies and leave them only blue;
I'd like to say the kindly things that I so oft have heard,
And feel that I could rouse your soul the way that mine you've stirred.

I'd like to give you back the joy that you have given me,
Yet that were wishing you a need I hope will never be;
I'd like to make you feel as rich as I, who travel on
Undaunted in the darkest hours with you to lean upon.

I'm wishing at this special time that I could but repay
A portion of the gladness that you've strewn along my way;
And could I have one wish this year, this only would it be:
I'd like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me.


I wanted to let you know that Charlene at My Heart's Ease is celebrating her 100th Post!!!!! I'm so glad you love blogging like I do Charlene! She's having a giveaway for a fairy in a jar she created with one of my tutorials, a beautiful handmade flower and handmade earrings too....
Just click HERE
to visit her blog and comment to win ~

We took Noah to his doctor yesterday and he took his brace off, his ace bandage off and told him he could walk!! The x-rays showed wonderful healing and now he just has to build back his muscle. He really couldn't believe it and was a little apprehensive but has already started getting around the house with the help of a walker. He's slowly putting his weight back on it and bending it more and more. Thank you all so very much for your sweet prayers for his healing!!!
We take so many things for granted.....

Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday sweet friends ~
xxoo, Dawn


Shopgirl said...

You are so good, and Noah is so blessed to have you taking care of him. The sun shines brighter when those we love are well.
Get strong Noah...
Hugs, Mary

Dorthe said...

Wonderfull news Dawn,
it`s realy what matters most in life-our children being well.
Thanks for the most lovely angel picture, I`ll save it at once.
The best wishes for a lovely day to you sweet.
Love and hugs

Nita Jo said...

What an absolute blessing for Noah! God has smiled on him!

I loved the friendship poem. So lovely. I've been thinking about friends, old and new. That poem expressed it all!

Nita Jo

Miss Sandy said...

The news about Noah is just wonderful! I hope you day is filled with sweetness and joy.

The Charm House said...

Dawn, I am so glad that Noah is healing so well! I know that makes all of you feel so wonderful!
The poem is so heartwarming, so sweet of you!

Suzann @ Lavender and Roses said...

A lovely poem, a wonderful blog, and more proof that we serve an awesome God.

Have a Blessed Wednesday.

Sandi said...

Beautiful images Dawn! Thanks for sharing! So glad to hear that Noah is on the mend!

thewillowsnest said...

Gosh , that is so great about Noah! , what a feeling of freedom it will be for him ( and you!)

KarenHarveyCox said...

Edgar Guest is one of my favorite reads. I love Vintage books and I have many of his little treasures on my book shelves. I am glad to hear that Noah is healing.

Blessings, Karen

Sally L. Smith said...

Thank you for the poem and images, Dawn. I love the Guest poems and I have one of his old books--a forgotten poet. So glad Noah's better. What a relief. Sally

The Rustic Victorian said...

Good Noah News!!! Lovely images and poetry my friend. Your a sweet gem!

SuZeQ said...

Life is Good!

Thank you so much for the beautiful photos AGAIN today. You are oh-so-generous.

GREAT news about the leg, too!

Vee said...

Such good news! Just as I thought. Noah will feel his strength return day by day. It's a good feeling!

Thank you for the beautiful images.

Marilyn Miller said...

It is good to hear Noah is healing.

Magic Moonlight said...

Thank-you so much for the beautiful picture, Glad to hear Noah is feeling better, Blessings, Blanca.

Charlene said...

Thank you sweet Dawn for helping me get the word out about my Give Away. You are such a souce of encouragement for so many of us! You will surely have a place in Heaven for your sweet generous soul. YOU are the essence of Blogland. Creative, Talented, Encouraging, Helpful... the list goes on & on. Just look at how many souls you have touched. You are loved. Thank you for all you do. Hugs!

Charlene said...

Also, sooooooooooooooooo glad Noah is better. He will be running again soon. I bet he is a bit more cautious now. Maybe not... he's a boy. They forget they are not invinsible. :) And I think sometimes that is a good thing. Thank you for sharing the image of the angels. Beautiful.

Bambi said...

Yeah for Noah(insert wild clapping here!!!!) :o)

Nadine said...

Dear Dawn,
So happy to hear good news about Noah! Thank you for sharing about the giveaway and such beautiful images!

Diane said...

I know how he feels, Dawn! I broke a foot several years ago and those first few steps when the cast is gone are very tentative!
Hugs! Diane

debi @ life in my studio said...

What wonderful news! I'm so glad he's doing well.


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