SPREAD YOUR WINGS AND FLY!

I am sitting here on another quiet morning. Unable to sleep and happened to pick up a book my mom kept of our childhood memories. The 2nd part of my blog’s title is : Help me spread my wings and fly! I thought that I had just made that up at the time, but obviously it came from earlier in my life. Here is a poem written to my late mom:

Although it’s taking me longer than most to spread my wings and fly.
I am finding that I have what it takes to make it and get by.
Thank you for all the encouragement and love you have shown.
I am thankful you are my mother and I am not alone.

It has only been a year and I miss you still. I love you!

Love,

Terri

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About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh at 60 plus is still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Her new journey's include Diabetes controlled by insulin. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). The books will probably never be finished. She keeps her blog filled with useful content, occasional devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She is from Southern, NJ. Her family and blog keep her busy.
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6 Responses to SPREAD YOUR WINGS AND FLY!

  1. oh, how sweet – this first year (for me, my dad) is hard, isn’t it….but how precious she left you that book – maybe if it’s not too personal, you could post some of it – my dad made albums of family and his stuff that I cherish

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  2. Its funny when you find things from your past 🙂

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  3. jannatwrites says:

    Oh this was so sweet. I wish there was something I could say to help ease the pain of physical loss of a loved one, but I’ve got nothing. (I say physical loss, because they are always with us in memories…)

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    • Tessa says:

      Thank you Janna! As you can see I haven’t checked my blog in a while. I have to stop the excuses and go on with my dream of being a published writer. I know I am a writer, but it is just the beginning.

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