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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Desperate (House)wife

God could not be everywhere therefore He made mothers ~ Jewish ProverbMy dearest E., Thank you for sleeping like an angel last night when you came home, and allowing your mother some time to unwind, watch television and relax. Your father had gone for his weekly futsal session. I must confess that I sometimes enjoy […]

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Princess

Being a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be ~ Princess Diana My dearest E., Look at you. I think you have the makings of a fine princess. I love that you have learnt to smile with poise and grace- I don’t know where you’ve gleaned that from, certainly not me. I love that […]

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On Gratitude

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us ~ Albert Schweitzer My dearest E., I found many things to be thankful for today. Well, not only today- but […]

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The Four Noble Truths & The Eightfold Path

A person has no religion who has not slowly and painfully gathered one together, adding to it, shaping it, and one’s religion is never complete and final, it seems, but must always be undergoing modification ~ D.H. LawrenceMy dearest E., The Noble Eightfold Path describes the way to the end of suffering, as it was […]

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The Ten Commandments

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man’s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom ~ Albert EinsteinMy dearest E., As I have mentioned before, your father and I are of different religions. In fact, […]

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Full moon baby

Into the sunset’s turquoise marge The moon dips, like a pearly barge; Enchantment sails through magic seas, To fairland Hesperides, Over the hills and away ~ Madison Julius Cawein My dearest love, You’re only a month or less, I felt this tremendous need to protect you. You were so tiny and delicate, your head fit […]

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Some vivid memories

Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things. ~Pierce Harris, Atlanta Journal My dearest E.,I have vivid memories of our first few months together; when you were first finding your footing in this crazy world and learning […]

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How life began- The Christian account

And God said, “Let there be light….” My dearest E.,Your father is Catholic, and I am Buddhist- but together in marriage, we have fused a sense of oneness, an amicable meeting of the minds. Love is what we have, and love is enough to bridge all barriers. Here is an excerpt from the Bible: this […]

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The Gift

My dearest E.,I wrote this piece of poetry for you. You are a Gift for me. You are the best Gift I have ever received. Ever….! Lots of kisses and hugs, as I breathe in your baby-sweet perfume and find myself heady with joy, wonderment and love. An angel spoke to me one day Whispering […]

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In the beginning

When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born its first laugh becomes a fairy. So there ought to be ~ James Matthew Barrie My dearest E.,You […]

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