Tuesday, February 6, 2007

~I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles~

"Bright Visions" Janet Kruskamp

I was beginning to have doubts about my writing but Thank You City farmer for keeping the flickering candle from blowing out in the wind. And thank you from the bottom of my heart to all of you that visit me with encouraging words. They never go unnoticed and are greatly appreciated.

I know I write profusely about melancholic topics. I don’t think that makes me any more depressed than the next blogger or for that matter anyone who doesn’t blog. I’m sure people in all walks of life at some time or another has felt or will feel this way when death comes knocking at their door; we are all mortals after all…with feelings… right? Maybe it’s my way in trying to confront death with no fear. To truly try and take the bible in its context and believe in God’s word.

If life were a bowl of cherries ….Gee wouldn’t that be nice. If life had no death… wouldn’t that be a miracle. Looking at the sad things in life makes me more attuned and appreciative of everyday life and I count my blessings for what I have. I love life and find beauty in it; but that isn’t hard to do. It’s the dark side of life that I find absorbing and fascinating because I think it takes one, more time to contemplation and understand its course.

I find sorrow in death because I still need to fully accept God’s word and have complete faith, to truly believe deep in my heart there is resurrection. Death takes away loved ones and you remain back on this barren plane sad and lonely and torn wondering if you’ll ever see them again; I haven’t reached the point of being sure what comes after such a separation. There is still a lingering thought in the back of my mind asking myself is it possible that the human race in all its crowd will ever see each other again in the next life. How will they meet up again? As children, as teenagers, as adults, as lovers, as couples as mothers, daughters, fathers, sons? At the moment it’s all a muddle.

When I look back at the past and look upon a picture of a family in faded sepia… so very melancholic… so distant, I wonder where they are now. Would they be as they were in this picture… still together or would they be different? If I explore death so deeply it is because I love life even more deeply. I don’t want it vanishing away. I wish it would never end but I know one day it will be right at my front door. I just hope there is a heaven just around the bend and that I will be someday with everyone that I have loved in my mortal life on this earth…how I don’t truly know its such a mystery?????????

I started out blogging with the intention of writing a journal to leave behind for my kids and to have a bit of fun with the La Di Da of decorating, gardening and crafting but for a number of reasons I didn’t quite get around to it. I have abundant creativity but money is always a factor in achieving what I want to do. So creations are put on the back burner till the finances allow it. Decorating and gardening follow the same path. The only thing that doesn’t cost me a thing is writing. So I write and I must say I love it as I’m also learning along the way.

In time I will daly with La Di Da, after all it does make one feel happy; no wrong in that. Happiness is suppose to be part of life; too bad that it doesn’t have a place in everyone’s home …it should. I know I’m happy but I don’t have to show it at the moment with the colors of my home. I’m content knowing what makes me feel good having family and I’m enjoying relaxing, reading books and poetry, getting inspired and having fun with other bloggers. I will eventually share with them what they have shared with me. But at the moment I ask to please be patient with me for I have to explore that one step…Beyond and journal it the best that I know how.

So now I leave you with this beautiful and quite well known poetic song which it truly epitomizes who I am. I could never come closer than this to any other poem describing me to a T. I’m a true Pieces ....A Dreamer at heart.

Originally written in 1918 by {a collective pseudonym for the writers James Kendis, James Brockman and Nat Vincent.The song is known as the club anthem of West Ham United Football team in England. I discovered this song recently when my daughter Emma asked me to watch this movie she thought had some very good values and morals to send to its audience. Hooligans is a movie about true friendship, loyalty, relying on each other, always be there ready to protect each other, standing one’s ground and never ever leaving a friend behind. It’s all about being a friend to the end no matter what the crisis or consequences be. Aside from the violence{ which has to be a part of the story line} it was a great movie. I would definately recommend watching it just for what it sends out as important messages and of course the two main characters.We can all learn from this even if its just a little bit.

~I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles~

Im Forever Blowing Bubbles
I’m dreaming dreams,
I’m scheming schemes,
I’m building castles high.

They’re born anew, their days are few,
Just like a sweet butterfly.
And as the daylight is dawning,
They come again in the morning!

I’m forever blowing bubbles,
Pretty bubbles in the air,
They fly so high,
Nearly reach the sky,
Then like my dreams
They fade and die.

Fortune’s always hiding,
I’ve looked everywhere,
I’m forever blowing bubbles,
Pretty bubbles in the air.

When shadows creep,
When I’m asleep,
To lands of hope I stray!

Then at daybreak,
When I awake,
My bluebird flutters away.
“Happiness, you seem so near me,
Happiness, come forth and cheer me!”

I’m forever blowing bubbles,
Pretty bubbles in the air,
They fly so high,
Nearly reach the sky,
Then like my dreams
They fade and die.

Fortune’s always hiding,
I’ve looked everywhere,
I’m forever blowing bubbles,
Pretty bubbles in the air.


Izabella said...

my simple words could never describe how you inspire me, you are an amazing writer~ xo ~Bella

Naturegirl said...

I am speechless and in awe once again
of how you write from your heart!You are one blog lady whom I am so pleased that our paths crossed.hugs and another hug.

carolyn said...

Well I for one am very pleased that you are going to contine with this blog journey, you are inspiring.

Jeanne said...

Everything you write touches me deeply and your pictures posted are so beautiful.............
I love you dearly my sweet and precious friend.
Love Jeanne ^j^

Anita said...

Oh, the photos you post over here are sooooo sweeeet!!!!

Thanks for leaving a comment on my Valentine's heART give-away. You might have seen on my blog that went to someone else... ;-(( Nevertheless, I hope you'll pass by again very soon!

SombraKnight said...

I love your writing.
You are truly an inspiration to so many. You are a true artist...

Have a beautiful evening...

Sheila said...

I'm glad you keep writing Annabelle. I always find such thought and emotion goes into your prose.
I am familiar with the song as my husband is a fan of British football, and I have heard it sung at matches.
Keep blowing bubbles, they may fade and die, but what fun while they last..!

Blue the Spa Girl said...

Such wisdom you possess woman. I am in awe of you. YOu are so true to yourself, what an admirable quality.
We will never know, until we get there ourselves. Faith is a big step, but it helps. I believe everyone should cultivate some kind of belief system, it is the only way to go.
Trust in a higher power.

Orange Blossom Goddess (aka Heather) said...

What a beautiful post! I do believe that you are a special person! Thank you for sharing anything at all with us!!!

Lady Laurie said...

What a wonderful post Annabelle, as I seem to find myself knee~deep in sadness and death lately this really hit home. Thank you.
Love and hugs

P.S. How are you feeling??

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