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Inch by Inch....

Saturday, March 24, 2012

One of my favorite Peter, Paul and Mary songs is: Garden Song

Inch by inch, row by row
I'm gonna make this garden grow
All it takes is a rake and a hoe
And a piece of fertile ground.

Inch by inch, row by row
Someone bless these seeds I sow
Someone warm them from below
Till the rain comes tumbling down.

Pulling weeds and picking stones
We are made of dreams and bones
I need seeds to grow my own
Cause the time is close at hand.

Grain for grain, sun and rain
Find my way in natures chain
I feel my body and my brain
Till the music of the land.

Plant your rows straight and long
Tend them with a prayer and a song
Mother Earth will make you strong
If you give her loving care.

I tend to find similarities between songs like this and the affects of creating a healthy journey. Inch by inch, I'm slowly taking baby steps towards a healthier lifestyle.

Just in looking over that past couple of blogs, I think I've grown with the loving care that I receive from others. Each of you play a part in this web I weave and I'm starting to spread my wings.

I was looking over my exercising chart this week and was pleasantly surprised that for the FIRST time, I consistently exercised for 30 minutes EVERY day!

Just thinking back a couple months ago ~ when 3 minutes was exhausting! All it took was baby steps - slowly adding a bit more each week. Subtle changes happen in my life and for today, that is enough.
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    I am catching up. I have been mostly absent from SP. I like the words, but am not familiar with the tune.
    2549 days ago
  • SAMI199
    You are so inspiring -I know you will keep adding those inches!


    ( I love your bunnies...)
    2555 days ago
    This is bone awesome, Annie, keep it going, gf. Believe it and do it, I have nothing but faith in you. You are a whole lot stronger than you give yourself credit for, I think we all shortchange ourselves with this and we all need to quit doing that. Proud of you, Annie girl!
    2573 days ago
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    You are doing a great job and I am with you every step of the way!!!
    2577 days ago
  • _KATHY
    I'm very proud of you Annie. You are really working hard, inch by inch, and setting an example for us all. Thanks for sharing the PP&M song.
    2580 days ago
    Excellent....next you will be exercising twice a day for thirty minutes, and when that happens those trombones are going to be getting closer....

    2580 days ago
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