Armed with plans
and guidelines, we
ready for life’s climb,
unaware that childhood,
untamed and intact,
takes the lead.

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

27 thoughts on “Grownup?”

  1. I can hardly remember the feelings myself, but I see and feel the energy behind these words in my three little grandchildren. They are propelling forward at a rate that makes my head spin sometimes! I love this, V.J., and the photo, too! Precious!

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  2. Boy, this set me to pondering – a good thing – about letting our inner child, that bold and curious being who is often suppressed by guidelines and plans, take the lead. How rich a life we could have if lead by her.

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