RELISH EACH DAY AS A GIFT

by Janet Blue on April 12, 2021

Sparks

gift

 

I had planned this Spark for last week, but I was having trouble with the graphic and so did not post. But it spoke to me, and I really wanted to use it. So, I worked on it again for this week.

This Spark represents how I feel, and I believe how Sawyer feels as well even if he cannot verbalize it. His journey has never been easy, but he lives every day to the best of his abilities…just as I do.

I selected this photo of Sawyer to represent the Spark, as he is holding a heart that was a gift to Mau from Allie. The photo was taken after both had left us, and I think the heart was offering Sawyer some comfort. I know seeing him with it was comforting to me.

I was unfamiliar with the author of today’s Spark, so I suspect you may be unfamiliar with him as well. James Edward McGreevey is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from 2002 until his resignation in 2004 following the revelation of an extramarital affair. So McGreevey may not have the highest morals, but that does not discount the insight of his statement.

Sparks is the creation of Annie from McGuffy’s Reader. Sparks began as a blog hop, created by our friend. Annie stated when she began Sparks,“I believe we are meant to be lights in this world. If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. Together, we can light up the entire world.”

Awww Mondays

Sawyer also is participating in the Awww Mondays blog hop at Comedy Plus. If you’d like to do the same, click on the badge below.

 

The Adventures of Periwinkle & Stinky

Your favorite, fun-loving tabbies will be sharing another of their adventures tomorrow, and they will be doing it right here. They had a great turn-out here two weeks ago, and they have their paws crossed that lots of you will join in the fun again tomorrow.

 

 

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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs April 12, 2021 at 11:30 pm

That spark is very true, and we need to all take heed of it! Every moment and of course each day is a blessing, indeed!
We all try to keep on keepimg on.
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Cathy Keisha April 12, 2021 at 10:06 pm

Many thanks for the kind words for TW as she continues on this journey she’s on. I remember Gov McGreevey but I thought he was gay. Oh well. We voted for him.
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Janet Blue April 13, 2021 at 12:10 am

He is gay!

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Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon & Barb April 12, 2021 at 8:49 pm

What a terrfic Spark! The words and the image are Awww-some together. Sawyer is such a character. Animals never seem to let the difficulties they encounter get them down. I truly believe each day is a gift! THanks for sharing and we hope you ALL have a marvellously happy day!
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Brian Frum April 12, 2021 at 6:38 pm

That’s a terrific Spark and of course we love your Super Sawyer!
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Amy April 12, 2021 at 6:25 pm

This is a lovely picture of Sawyer as well as a good graphic and quote. Positive thinking uplifts the “thinker” as well as those around him/her.

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The Island Cats April 12, 2021 at 5:27 pm

That’s a beautiful Spark.
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Timmy Tomcat April 12, 2021 at 3:13 pm

This is so true. We need to cherish each and every bit of life and rejoice in its wonder. Purrs
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Canadian Cats April 12, 2021 at 2:31 pm

Sawyer looks so cute with the heart of Mau and Allie’s.

We do have many riches…..although some days they are hard to find.

Jean
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The Florida Furkids April 12, 2021 at 1:07 pm

That’s a great Spark. It made Mom’s eyes get a little wet when she saw that heart.

The Florida Furkids with paw pats and headbonks to Sawyer from Noelle. Periwinkle can’t wait for tomorrow.
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Catscue April 12, 2021 at 11:00 am

What a wonderful spark! It spoke to me as well.
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Ellen Pilch April 12, 2021 at 10:38 am

That is a beautiful spark and perfect for Sawyer. XO
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Sandee April 12, 2021 at 10:19 am

Awww, what a great shot of Sawyer. Love that heart too. Excellent Spark. Life is indeed a precious gift.

I’ll be here tomorrow for the continuing adventure of Periwinkle and Stinky. So much fun.

Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

Have a fabulous Awww Monday and week. Scritches all around and a hug to mom. ♥
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Charles Huss April 12, 2021 at 6:19 am

Every day is a gift we should be grateful for.
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Teddy and Pam April 12, 2021 at 5:49 am

That’s a very sweet SPARK and I think you’re right – if Sawyer could talk he’d say every day is a gift. We think of every day as a gift when we think about how much we love all our friends and the life we all lead. If you ever have had to worry if you’d be here tomorrow, you will appreciate even more than ever EVERY SINGLE MINUTE you have now.

Hugs, Teddy and Mom too
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