painting by Chris Disimile

Thank you to the Creator in our Universe Divine......

Thank you to all the mothers, fathers, teachers, and caregivers
who work for children everyday.

Thank you to all the children who bring us such joy.

Thank you to the everyday heroes in everyday life.

Thank you to God for every moment of life, and for all our many blessings.

Thank you to my musicians, the musicians in the “Mother’s Heart Band”, who gave of their time and talent to make music with me. We hope you’ll explore our contributing musicians’ own music through the music links. Jim Wilson is truly gifted, and I highly recommend his CDs. All of our musicians have wonderful music to share.

I am deeply grateful for the love and support of my family and friends. Thank you Curt, you have provided me with unconditional love, the freedom to create my music, and the gift of our beautiful children.

Thank you Meghan and Brendan. It is an honor to be your mother.

We have an amazing extended family full of loving, hard working, good people who devote their lives to others and freely share their hearts. Thank you ‘Larky’s’ and Leftwiches... I LOVE you all so much and thank you with all my heart and soul! I hope each and every one of you, my precious family and cousins, experience great joy today and every day.

I have been given the gift of friendship with the most talented, intelligent, fascinating, fabulous people who have shared their lives with me.Thank you all my dear friends for your generosity, courage, humor, wisdom, insight, loyalty, love and support. I am thankful for you, deeply grateful for your kind thoughts and loving words, and for our time on earth together. You inspire me and give me hope!

I am grateful for the opportunities in my future to help and love others
and share the magnificent gift of life.

Peace be with you always!




Prayer For Peace
St. Francis

“Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace
Where there is hatred, let me sow love
Where there is injury, pardon
Where there is doubt, faith
Where there is despair, hope
Where there is darkness, light
Where there is sadness, joy!

Oh, Divine Master
Grant that I may seek not so much to be consoled
as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love,
For it is in giving that we receive,
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to Eternal Life.”



An Indian Prayer

Oh, Great Spirit,
Whose voice I hear in the winds,
And whose breath gives life to all the world, hear me!
I am small and weak, I need your strength and wisdom.

Let me walk in beauty, and make my eyes ever behold
the red and purple sunset.

Make my hands respect the things you have made
and my ears sharp to hear your voice.

Make me wise so I may understand the things
you have taught my people.

Let me learn the lessons you have hidden in
every leaf and rock.

I seek strength not to be greater than my brother,
but to fight my greatest enemy, myself.

Make me always ready to come to you with clean hands
and straight eyes.

So when life fades, as the fading sunset, my spirit may come
to you without shame.

Irish Blessing
"This one was my mother Nona's favorite. She is somewhere in God's Hands now."

May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face, the rains fall soft upon your fields and, until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of His Hand


 

 


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