Jeanne's Bliss Blog

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Happy 32nd birthday to my Son

Happy 32nd birthday Son
We love you
Celebrate you and surround yourself with people that do.
May Heaven hear your every wish♥
Blessings of the most fabulous kind.

Desiderata (by Max Ehrmann)

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,

and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As far as possible without surrender

be on good terms with all persons.

Speak your truth quietly and clearly

and listen to others,

even the dull and the ignorant;

they too have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,

they are vexations to the spirit.

If you compare yourself with others,

you may become vain and bitter;

for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.

Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans

Keep interested in your own career, however humble;

it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.

Exercise caution in your business affairs;

for the world is full of trickery.

But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;

many persons strive for high ideals;

and everywhere life is full of heroism.

Be yourself.

Especially, do not feign affection.

Neither be cynical about love;

for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment

it is as perennial as the grass.

Take kindly the counsel of the years,

gracefully surrendering the things of youth.

Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.

But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.

Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.

Beyond a wholesome discipline,

be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the universe,

no less than the trees and the stars;

you have a right to be here.

And whether or not it is clear to you,

no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.

Therefore be at peace with God,

whatever you conceive Him to be,

and whatever your labors and aspirations,

in the noisy confusion of life

keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,

it is still a beautiful world.

Be cheerful.

Strive to be happy.

Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can
Thanks dear Shelley for this last quote♥


At 3:41 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful tribute to your wonderful son. He has grown into a man full of love for life and you definitely had a lot to do with that. I wish him many, many years more!

Love and hugs,


At 6:32 PM, Blogger Jeanne said...

Thanks dear Judy
I love you

At 5:05 AM, Blogger Jazzy E (hivennn) said...

So lovely. x hivennn.

At 8:56 AM, Blogger Naturegirl said...

Proud mamma! Nice tribute to the birthday boy!
Wishing you a Happy New Year filled with love joy and few surprises!hugs Anna

At 4:22 PM, Blogger Draffin Bears said...

Hi Jeanne,

What a beautiful tribute to your lovely Son wishing him a happy 32nd birthday.
Happy New Year, sweet friend and may 2011 be wonderful for you with much love, happiness and good health.


At 8:32 AM, Blogger A wildlife gardener said...

What a beautiful tribute to dear Justin (and Ahram) on his 32 birthday, dear

Happy birthday, Justin...and many happy returns of the

Your blog oozes with love, dear Jeanne...

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones...WG xxx

I have posted a video of our little feathered friends and anew First Footer...

At 1:56 PM, Blogger Jeanne said...

Much love and many blessings to you all
Love Jeanne

At 10:58 AM, Blogger Marilyn said...

Happy Birthday to Justin.
I do love the Desiderata.
When I was working one of my bosses sent it to me in an email and I have loved it every since.


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