logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Audrie, James Wan, Ricomara12, jhonsmith40, ebenn
58360 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,369
Posts847,231
Members58,360
Most Online449
Mar 28th, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 21
Sponsor
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#794980 - 12/03/12 04:26 AM I Have Been Blessed - Thank you!  
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 17,644
Phyllis Doyle Burns Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity
Phyllis Doyle Burns  Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 17,644
Reno, NV
Another year is coming to an end -- and a new year is coming upon us. With every thing that ends, a new beginning opens for us. This year I have been blessed with many friends who have made my Folklore and Mythology forum a wonderful place for me to linger and relax in. I thank each and everyone one of you who have made this forum a joy and so much fun. smile

These winter holidays have been a time of difficulty with memories of spending the last few days with my beloved Mother, holding her hands, praying for her soul, and listening to her own memories of times gone by. It was so hard to let her go, but it was her time. With each prayer that one of my siblings and I said with her, I could see the peace flowing through her. When she left us, it was in my brother's arms that she felt the rest and peace she so longed for after much pain and sorrow. It has been over a year now, and the love she had given us throughout our lifes sustain us and has brought us peace. The love my parents gave us has strengthened our spirits.

These winter holidays have also been a time of loving memories of Mother and other loved ones who have gone before us -- and we hold in our hearts and daily lives the traditions of family created by love.

Love -- love is what sustains us in times of sorrow and in times of joy. In all the fun, joking, teasing, pretending that goes on in the F&M forum, I feel the current of love just under the surface and sometimes it bursts forth to embrace us all.

Thank you and I wish you all the very best of these winter holidays. smile


Walk in Peace and Harmony.
Phyllis Doyle Burns
Avatar: Fair Helena by Rackham, Public Domain
#794986 - 12/03/12 04:42 AM Re: I Have Been Blessed - Thank you! [Re: Phyllis Doyle Burns]  
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 4,796
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Debbie-SpiritualityEditor  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 4,796
That is beautiful, Phyllis. I think we all feel the warmth around the cabin. It is a fun and peaceful place to be, a place where all are welcome.

During the holidays it is natural for us to remember our loved ones who have passed on. We remember all the wonderful things they have given us......love and great experiences, cherished memories that will be with us forever. Our dear ones live on in spirit and in our hearts. I am sure your lovely Mother is close to you during these days of celebration, tradition and family.

I wish you peace and joy this holiday season.


Debbie Grejdus
Spirituality Site Editor
Spirituality Forum Moderator
#794992 - 12/03/12 04:55 AM Re: I Have Been Blessed - Thank you! [Re: Phyllis Doyle Burns]  
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 17,644
Phyllis Doyle Burns Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity
Phyllis Doyle Burns  Offline
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 17,644
Reno, NV
Thank you, Debbie. Yes, Mother is as close as ever. She visits each of us in our own homes and is always in her own home in spirit when we visit Brother.

Peace and Hugs.


Walk in Peace and Harmony.
Phyllis Doyle Burns
Avatar: Fair Helena by Rackham, Public Domain

Brand New Posts
Winter Hexagon
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/19/18 06:09 PM
2018: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/19/18 05:54 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Mona - Astronomy. Inspiration
04/19/18 05:46 PM
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. Self Development
04/19/18 05:02 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/19/18 04:58 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. Low Carb
04/19/18 04:49 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. Dreams
04/19/18 04:45 PM
Glenn Close Stars in The Wife
by Angela - Drama Movies. Drama Movies
04/18/18 08:51 PM
Sewing Room Budget Organizing
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor. Sewing
04/18/18 07:57 PM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy. Stress Management
04/18/18 06:23 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 94 guests, and 1 spider.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 1.115s Queries: 14 (0.043s) Memory: 2.0130 MB (Peak: 2.0981 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-04-19 18:56:23 UTC