Sunday, July 5, 2009

for Cliff of WIXY's gone Bananas fame

i like Cliff of WIXY's gone Bananas fame because, he is a blogger with a lot of heart, and though he is going through one of the toughest days of his life right now i know he has joy in his heart.
i like Cliff because he has a gift of introducing new bloggers to the community and making us feel as welcome as coming home for the holidays.
i like Cliff because even when he has hard times he keeps up with a grin on his face.
i like Cliff because he has compassion in his writing and takes the time to blog at least once a day if not more.
i like Cliff because when i read his blog he has a way of getting me on a soapbox.
i like Cliff because he loves his family so much, and he considers so many of us in the blogging community family.
Please say a prayer for peace and serenity for Cliff and his family as he has just lost his brother to cancer. i am truly sorry for your loss Cliff and I hope you can rest easy knowing your brother is not suffering any more.
todays gratitude list;
1. i am grateful for my blogging community and the friends i have made in this journey.
2. i am grateful to be able to connect with my family even though they should have stopped talking to me altogether due to my using days.
3. i am grateful that i have two beautiful children who never knew me using, i hope they never will.
4. i am grateful for my wonderful boyfriend who takes such good care of me and my family and treats me with unparalleled respect.
5. i am grateful for 4 years 5 months of clean time that has given me the freedom to live such a joyous life.
todays thought; "Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it."- Anais Nin


74WIXYgrad said...

I want to thank you for taking the time to dedicate a post to me. You're right, it is a very tough time for me right now.
Since March of 1997, I have now lost Two brothers, a sister and both parents. This is very tough for me seeing that I'm only 53.

I don't want to ramble too much, but Allen and I were just reestablishing communication with each other after years of only sporadic contact.

As far as your question on my blog, I will give you that information if you contact me via my email 74wixygrad at gmail dot com

Lou said...

I stopped by, thanks for spreading the word.

That is the best gratitude list I've read in a long time!

Tall Karen said...

What a kind post for a friend. I am just now beginning to understand the bond and connection that is shared here as we walk with each other day by day.

I will pray for Cliff and Allen. May God rest his soul and ease the loss of a brother.

You are very good friend C&C.

Mike Golch said...

Great Posting.Cliff is the kind of guy that every one would be glad to have as a friend.

Prayer Girl said...

I'm sending prayers for Cliff.


Steve E. said...

Several messages are here, and I love getting to know you through your blogs and your gratitude lists.

And my condolences to Cliff. prayers also!

Gin said...

Thanks for the connection. I sent him some well-wishes.

Shadow said...

a prayer's being said for cliff...

Busy Bee Suz said...

This is a great post dedicated to a wonderful man.
again, I love your gratitude list.

Syd said...

I am grateful for you and your writing. You present the positive and the solutions. Thanks for that.

Eli said...

I will check out Cliff. I'm thankful, along with you, that at least my youngest will (hopefully) never have to know me using.

G-Man said...

You are such beautiful soul....

Noelle said...

Thank you for your nice comment on my page about my book! You always have the nicest things to say and are always super excited!! You have a great heart, although I knew that long ago from your writing. You're stronger than I'll ever be!!

Tall Karen said...

I want to thank you again C&C... I had a chance to go visit Cliff yesterday and was absolutely amazed at his blogs and the impact he has made on so many lives. I also want to thank you for all the kind comments you leave for me. You make a difference in my life. Big hugs of gratitude to you!!