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Earth Life Ain't Easy

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Earth Angel
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EARTH LIFE AIN'T EASY
~ Linda L. Dowd ~

Life on Earth ainít always easy.
It can be a pain and make you queasy.
Dark brooding times can get us down,
And canít be hidden with face of clown.

It isnít for the faint of heart,
Thereís oft less sweet and more of tart.
And when oneís lost and in a titter,
Life turns from sour to downright bitter.

But realize that black days fade,
To somber grays of evening shade.
Then next day the sun comes streaming,
And once again youíre up and beaming.

The hills and dales of every life,
Are ones of sadness, joy, and strife.
As we journey down our Road,
Let go, let God ~ to lighten load.

Each life is part of Divine Plan,
For every woman, child, and man.
We do not know the reasons why,
But answers come when we die.

With every life that we do live,
Thereís less of take and more of give.
As we evolve we fill with Light,
That brightens even darkest night.

© Copyright 2005 Linda L. Dowd - All Rights Reserved
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It isnít for the faint of heart,
Thereís oft less sweet and more of tart.
And when oneís lost and in a titter,
Life turns from sour to downright bitter.

As I read this, I couldn't help but grumble... "Yeah... TELL me about it!" LOL But... you hold out hope in the very next verse... as you always do, gently and sincerely. *S*

Beautiful work, dear lady! *S*
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maybe Linda, that's the way its supposed to be, so we remember to value those intricant moments when they are bestowed upon us...which makes them even more valuable...

Oh what a lovely read...thank you dear lady
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Earth Angel
You are lovely inside and outside, now that is an accomplishment.
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EA you brighten up everyone's life being here sharing just U !!!
thank you Angel

bernie

A smile a day keeps the world in smile's.
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yes
you have to step between the cracks somedays
and find the peeking dadelions somewhere within
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SweetEarthyOne~

'With every life that we do live,
Thereís less of take and more of give.'


Oh my ... does this ever reach in and stroke the heart of me~

Thanks lady~
*Huglets*
~*Marge*~


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the spirit rejoices over what it has left.
- Sufi epigram <))><

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Girl, you've got that right! Not easy at all.

>b>With every life that we do live,
Thereís less of take and more of give.
As we evolve we fill with Light,
That brightens even darkest night.

And you dear friend, always brighten my darkness. Thank you for being you ....

Huggles and Smiles, Marti

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.
ĖSt. Francis of Assisi

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this was so cute. a joy to read. flows so well
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Love your sincerity. Didn't they tell us in song that we were "never promised a Rose Garden"? That song has helped me many times. best, marty
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"With every life that we do live,
Thereís less of take and more of give.
As we evolve we fill with Light,
That brightens even darkest night."

At some point, Linda, this may well be a poem I send to my friend (you know the one).  Thank you for your giving ways, light lady.  love ya....lily jo
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Belle, you always manage to slip in some of your southern charm in your replies. Thank you!

Love & Light,
Linda



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Lee ~

You are most welcome ~ and thank YOU!


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Mr. T. ~

That was exceptionally sweet of you to say!
Thank you, dear southern gentleman!

Angel hugs 'n kisses,
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bernie ~

My goodness, after a comment like that, I think I have been missing you even more than I thought!

Thank you!


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Goddess ~

Yes, and I love dandelions!


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Marge ~

Thank you, Dear Giver! You glow with star shine!

Love & Light,
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Marti ~

I know that your life ain't been easy, my friend, but your own Light shines on the path to your future ~ and may it become easier as you walk your Road.

Healing hugs with love,
Linda
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EagleScorpion ~

Hi, ES! I haven't seen you sailing these seas for a while! Thanks for popping in and leaving such a pleasant reply!


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Latearrival ~

"I beg your pardon. I never promised you a rose garden." ~ Ah, yes! I do recall that song and I used to sing it often! Thank you for bringing it back to my mind! Tra la la la...


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iliana ~

Oh, yes, dear lily jo! I do know who you mean! It pleases me that you would like to send my poem to your friend. At the writing of this reply, I hope that you are in bed getting a good night's sleep! You need to do some catching up in that department!

Muchos lovos,
Linda

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good write
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Linda....I made a card with your poem to send to a friend who needed some positive thoughts.  Thank you for the light that you shine.  
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Martie ~

What a loving and thoughtful gesture.

I find it highly gratifying as a writer of poetry, that a reader deems a poem of mine worthy of sending to someone they care about.

I hope that the my words will offer some comfort to your friend.

The sun is always shining but we cannot always see it. Sometimes it hides behind dark clouds ~ but it does come out again to add light to our days.

Sending love & Light to your friend ~ & to you as well.


Linda

 
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