Through The Eyes Of An Old Man:

This poem was written by an old who died in a nursing home…

After he died;

Amongst the patients belongings, memories of an entire life, they ( the nurses)found this poem:

SEE ME:

What do you see nurses? What do you see?

What are you thinking, when you look at me?

A cranky old man, not very wise,

Uncertain of habit, with faraway eyes?

Who dribbles his food and makes no reply.

When you say in a loud voice, “I do wish you’d try!”

Who seems not to notice, the things that you do.

And forever is losing… a sock or a shoe?

Who, resisting or not lets you do as you will,

With bathing and feeding, the long day to fill?

Is that what you’re thinking? Is that what you see?

Then open you eyes, nurse. You’re not looking at me.

I’ll tell you who I am, as I sit here so still,

As I do at your bidding, as I eat at your will.

I’m a small child of ten, with a father and mother,

Brothers and sisters, who love one another.

A young boy of sixteen, with wings on his feet

Dreaming that soon now, a lover he’ll meet.

A groom soon at twenty, my heart gives a leap,

Remembering the vows, that I promised to keep.

At twenty-five, now I have young of my own,

Who need me to guide, and a secure happy home.

A man of thirty, my young now grown fast,

Bound to each other, with ties that should last.

At forty, my young sons have grown and are gone,

But my woman is beside me, to see that I don’t mourn.

At fifty once more, babies play ’round my knee,

Again we know children, my loved one and me.

Dark days are upon me, my wife is now dead.

I look at the future, I shudder with dread.

For my young are all rearing young of their own,

And I think of the years, and the love that I’ve known.

I’m now an old man, and nature is cruel,

It’s jest to make old age look like a fool.

The body, it crumbles, grace and vigor depart,

There is now a stone, where once I had a heart.

But inside this old carcass a young man still dwells,

And now and again, my battered heart swells.

I remember the joys, I remember the pain,

And I’m loving and living, life over again.

I think of the years, all too few, gone too fast,

And accept the stark fact that nothing can last.

So open your eyes, people, open and see:

Not a cranky old man,

Look closer, see ME!”

Never assume that the elderly gent next to you doesn’t see things any more. He lives and feels just like you do. In every aging body lives a spirit that wants to remain young, even when that body doesn’t cooperate the way it once did. Remember the words of this old man and whenever you see an elderly person, treat him or her the way they deserve to be treated.

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A GRANDMA’S 👵 JOY & PRIDE….

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MY BABY WITH HIS BABY GIRL 👧

Nothing warms the heart ❤️ of a mom like having a grandbaby…..

It’s like having your baby all over again.. and you compare and reflect on all the similarities of when your baby was that age..

You relive all those moments of having him all over again.. and it takes you back to those precious memories of raising him..

To have his baby in your arms.. seeing his face on her.. and realizing all of sudden that your baby has become a man having children of his own…

And this precious little angel makes you want to squeeze her so tight.. and fill you with her much pride and give you this profound joy that fills your heart with warmth..

I’m a second time grandma..

but this is my first girl 👧 .. I have had two sons and three grandsons… and now a granddaughter…

THE GRANDSONS….12; 10; & 6

My three little men… they keep me smiling and keep me in line… gives my life meaning and make it all worthwhile..

I love spending time with them.. they tire me out but the pleasure I get is all worth it…

And now In addition to my little princes …. come my little princess..

I think this is what makes life so wonderful.. the simple pleasures of children..

You get to feel responsible for someone and you get to think of someone else’s happiness other than your own ..

So you do everything in your power to make them happy and keep them smiling….

And you find yourself smiling too because they are…

What could be more filling than that…

What could be more satisfying???!!!…

It’s so wonderful when you live long enough to see your babies become adults and having a family of their own…

And even better when you are apart of their lives……you get to bond with your grandbabies….

Definitely A Grandma’s pride and joy…..

THE COLORS OF THE SKY:

The natural beauty of Sky… The golden yellow…the deep blue.. The orange-red..

One of the many unexplained wonders of the world.. How many of us stop to appreciates its beauty.. And all it has to offer…

We tend to get so caught up in our lives.. Work.. Kids.. Hobbies… That we don’t sit still long enough to notice and enjoy what nature gives… We get so wound up… On the go all the time.. That we missed out on the real joys of life… The colors of the sky… The sound of children playing… Having fun.. Carefree..

But… a mind full of.. Problems to be solved… Setting of alarms.. Time wasted on fruitless thoughts; and before you know it another day is gone… Without much accomplishment.. And life becomes monotonous… Empty… Something feels amiss.. Something is missing.. Boredom sets in.. Then depression… We look for reasons to complain.. People to blame…never satisfied, can’t be content…create misery for oneself and everyone around you…

We never stopping to relax..Get rejuvenated.. Get refreshed…stop… take a moment to asses your life  and your schedules; And change your approach and your attitude…

Enjoy the beauty of the world… Inhale.. Take it all in.. Feel the difference a little quiet time can do for you…and above all be grateful for life and be happy to be a part of this wonderful world we are so fortunate to inherit.

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TIME OF THE DAY:

THE SUNSET:

I love to watch the sunset, where ever I am… at home in my backyard; on my patio; driving home; on the beach… to me it’s the most beautiful sight… the colors of the sky, the softness of the evening, the end of another day… and the feeling of the day melting away.

I close my eyes and I feel relaxed, and a smile finds my face, lost in the feeling of joy and the beauty of the evening as it slowly darkens.

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AND WE LIVE IN THE MOMENT ENJOYING IT’S BEAUTY AND SPLENDOR;