This is a beautiful piece by Mello-Elo. It is so exactly in line with my own thoughts, beliefs and feelings. I really wish that I had written it myself, but I could not possibly have put it so well.
Hello Friday! I welcome the day with open arms and an open heart, relishing the possibilities of the day. Heat envelops my mind and soul as I count my blessings and think of those without a home, a family, loving friends to turn to in an hour of need. I am very lucky.
When I was younger, I would spend my time in the garden plotting revenge against my brother for some infraction or other. When the anger passed, a deep sense of peace resonated through me. I would sit on my own for hours, basking in the sun, listening to the steady drone of the bumble bees, drunk on nectar. The earth stood still and the smell of red soil under my fingernails, staining my skinny little legs and bare feet overpowered the heady scent of the rose bushes close to me. I could feel a surge of energy…
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