The Cruelty of Life and the Kindness of Death

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The older we get, the more we get used to death walking right beside us. Perhaps it was always like that, we just didn’t dare to acknowledge it. When we are young, we demand the right to live our lives -and nothing is wrong with that and so for many years, the thought of dying is a disturbance. Continue reading

Helpless on the sideline~!


These days I feel more helpless than ever before. Maybe it’s something that comes with aging. I haven’t felt that way when I was younger. I feel like I am forced to stand on the sidelines and there is nothing I can do to change the game. I try and I try, but it seems that my ideas and my ideals are pushed further and further away. Sometimes I feel like I don’t fit in anymore. Continue reading

Sometimes it’s personal…

gone too soon


“The clock of life is wound but once,
and no man has the power,
to tell just when the hands will stop,
at late or early hour.
Now is the only time you own.
Live, love, toil with a will.
Place no faith in time,
For the clock may soon be still.”

We can’t slow time or actions down and we can’t speed them up. It is what it is no man has the power

My Sister-in-Law could finally pass on and as our hearts are filled with sadness, at this point we are although relieved that her long fight is finally over. Gone too soon…Lung cancer hit home…sometimes it’s personal.


Today’s daily prompt  If you could slow down an action that usually zooms by, or speed up an event that normally drags on, which would you choose, and why?