no…this isn’t about Walden…it isn’t even about money (otherwise I don’t think i would reblog it)…..but it is well worth spending the time to read to the end
i have been following Lynette and her blog for months now…marveling at her blogging and her success as a writer….and she is Australian….which may in fact be what attracted me first
Anyway…this post speaks of something very dear to us all, something we often do not take much notice of, or show much gratitude for
Losing Jesi has opened my eyes to it…and it is fitting that as the United States embarks on Thanksgiving week’s celebrations with family….I remember what we have to be thankful for
I will be walking at Walden on Thanksgiving morning…snow (1-3 inches expected) and all…..as that is the place where Jesi comes to me….so while I am grateful for the end of her suffering, I am also grateful for all the minutes of her lovely life she gave to me and the opportunity she allowed me in being her mother
thank you Lynette, and thank you Jesi…
My mother sent me a forwarded email the other day and something about it just stuck with me, so I wanted to share it with you. The original author isn’t known—the following text was found in the billfold of a man named Coach Paul Bear Bryant upon his death in 1982.
The Magic Bank Account
Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 in your private account for your use. However, this prize has rules:
The set of rules:
1. Everything that you didn’t spend during each day would be taken away from you.
2. You may not simply transfer money into some other account.
3. You may only spend it.
4. Each morning upon awakening, the bank opens your account with another $86,400 for that day.
5. The bank can end the game without warning; at any time it…
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