Thursday, December 22, 2011

WHAT I NEED

A love for my heart
Good thoughts for my head
Tasks for my hands
Butter for my bread

Sleep for my nights
Work for my days
Courage for trouble
A little bit of praise

A song for my soul
Strength for any test
That's all I ask for
You take the rest

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This poem is a repost from 2006.
The picture was taken last year, a family picture, with my daughter and son and also lovable, sweet Jake!
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, and Happy Hanukkah
and a wonderful New Year full of love, peace and joy!

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Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.
~Albert Einstein

36 comments:

  1. Absolutely perfect Margie. Every line rings true.

    And what a good looking group you are!!!

    Merry Christmas and all the Good Things to you and your family in 2012, it's gonna be a great year!!!

    Hugs from me and a Headbonk from the Ched too!!!

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  2. smiles. a nice wish list you got there...i hope that you have a marvelous christmas margie!

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  3. Margie, beautiful! I love the poem and I love the picture! Merry Christmas my friend ;o) Big Hugs!

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  4. Awww! You all look so comfy and happy, Margie! What a beautiful poem. Truly beautiful.

    Wishing you a blessed and beautiful Christmas, Margie. And a spectacular New Year.

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  5. Wonderful ! And that is one happy picture.Wish you lots of love, joy and happiness.
    MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR !

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  6. I love this. Have a warm and wonderful christmas filled with love, happiness and joy.
    Huggz

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  7. Such a lovely wish!

    Hope you have a joyful Christmas!

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  8. So, so beautiful angel, I want you to have everything you need and everything you want every minute of your life a huge embrace to you, your family and a very very a Merry Christmas

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  9. Everyone looks so happy~

    Wishing you and your family Happy Holidays and all the best for the new year ~

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  10. Such lovely wishes to hold in your heart. A very nice picture of you, your children, and Jake. Was your hubby taking the picture?
    Happy Holidays!

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  11. Merry Christmas Margie - beautiful picture and words to blend in loving harmony.
    Love Gail
    peace......

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  12. How lovely, Margie.
    Happy Holidays to you and your family.

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  13. As long as you have Sleep for your nights... and love. What else?

    Merry Xmas my dear MArgie!

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  14. Dear, beautiful Margie!
    I'd like to send to you my love and

    Merry Christmas!

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  15. So happy you shared this one again because we weren't connected at that time, dear Margie!

    Beautiful photo and poem! Wishing you and your family a Blessed Christmas :)

    Much love,
    Fiona x0x

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  17. Hello Margie. How are you?
    It's good to read your writing again. You've been missed.

    Your wish list sounds like mine (smile). Lovely family photo.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes to you & your family for the Holidays.

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  18. Dear Margie, nice to see you posting.;)
    Would like to wish you and yours a wonderful Christmas and all the best in the New Year - thank you so much for your kind visits and friendship in the past year,
    xoxo

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  19. A poem that says it all, and a very sweet family picture!
    Thanks for this heart-warming post.

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  20. Lovely!

    Merry Christmas Margie n all around ya..:)

    Love,
    Sam..

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  21. Great poem Love your list with such valuable things and what a lovely family photo. Hope you've had a great christmas and wish you all the best for 2012

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  22. Hi Margie! What a nice photo! It's fun to make connections with fellow bloggers. Hope your Christmas was especially nice! lol! :)

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  23. You've a great family, Margie. May happiness and peace be with you and your loved ones.

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  24. Oh very very true. Thanks for reposting. Wishing you a blissful 2012.

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  25. Thank you Margie. Wonderful words to live by.

    Goodlife my friend,

    Robby

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  26. This poem just makes me feel good, Margie, every time I read it.

    I wish you a blessed New Year full of beauty!

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  27. Before the end of 2012, yayyyy! I am really lucky to be stumble upon with such a wonderful blog, and of course with a poem written from the heart, I enjoy reading this one and I love looking at the picture, I did look at it at its original size, really wonderful, looking for you friendship my friend :) I love poetry as well :) *Smiles* Wish you all the best a happy new year :)

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  28. margie, so much in such beautiful lines!! have a great great new years and XoXo to you and your family!

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  29. just stopping int o wish you a happy new year...knowing you this year has given me many smiles...i wish you and your fam all the best in the coming year...

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  30. Wishing you by heart a prosperous new year full of health, love and happiness!

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  31. Very sweet poem my dear!

    Hope you had a wonderful New Year!

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  32. Happy new year!! :) It's my first time here and I'm lucky to find your interesting blog! I really enjoyed reading your poem, i love it! :) Keep sharing my dear! :) Best wishes !!:)

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  33. Dear people, Dear friends ...
    Your wonderful comments and visits mean a great deal to me and I thank you greatly for taking the time to stop by my blog!

    Some new faces and followers!
    I appreciate that!

    I wish all of you much joy!

    Margie x

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  34. I really enjoyed seeing pics of your daughter and son and of course, Jake and you. Love the poem.

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Each day comes
bearing its own gifts ...
Untie the ribbons.

-Ruth Ann Schabacker