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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Savoring Summer...


savoring summer days
morning sanctuary time 
journaling with God on my porch
kids still asleep inside

savoring summer days
afternoon lunch with a friend
concerts on the hub lawn
frozen yogurt with toppings

savoring summer days
evening poolside dinners
a glass of wine on the patio
fireflies dancing at dusk


but mostly...
savoring summer days
of watching her play
    of watching her create
she's still savoring the days 
in the magical land of Terebithia
but there are days...
    when twelve wants to take a leap 
    and cross the waters, 
       leaving childhood and summer days behind.

-drove over the mountain to drop off number one at college the other day.  listening to Ingrid Michaelson's Highway and regret letting her go.  so missing those summer days.   ...savoring today.

-The Best Day, Taylor Swift

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