Category Archives: Spirituality

Scenes on Sunday ~ Rain

life is not waiting for the storm to pass
it’s about learning to dance in the rain

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalknet

 

well, here in England you at least have to walk in the rain

 

 

 

Not Feeling Good

some days are worse than others, this is one of those days

Well, today isn’t going so well, it’s been lashing it down with rain, I’m suffering from insomnia, and I’d really rather not be trapped in my garret all day. On the other hand, there isn’t really anywhere to go any more, because I still can’t see my friends, travel is still very difficult, and going anywhere risks being placed in self-isolation, possibly in an expensive hotel.

I need to make the best of things, and lot let myself become depressed.

Hopefully you guys are all doing better than I am.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

the sea is angry today

 

 

Tunes on Tuesday ~ Stairway to Heaven

some things remain funny, no matter what

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every day we live we learn something new

jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

allegedly, kangaroo is aboriginal for WTF was that?

 

Thank You For Being A Friend

friendship is all about trusting each other, helping each other
loving each other, and being crazy together

This song is for a friend, someone to whom real friendship means everything.

Maybe, someday, I can repay her friendship.

Maybe it will always stay this way.

Well, I can dream, can’t I?

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

one rose can never be enough

unless it’s given in true friendship

Steadfast in Friendship

it’s a good life for those who don’t weaken and break

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a friend in need is a friend indeed

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a steadfast friend is unchanging and faithful

behave constantly, honestly, and courageously

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a true friend is trustworthy, honest, open, and supportive

live with passion and conviction even in the face of opposition

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a sure friend is dependable, reliable, constant, and unwavering

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be like the cliff against which the waves continually break

but it stands firm and tames the fury of the waters around it

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

a steadfast friend is there for you

in good times and bad

I Love Her

sometimes a man needs to say ‘I love her….’

This song is for a friend of mine, someone I’ve been neglecting for a week, ever since I went to a family event that  didn’t go so well.

And, I do love her…..

I need to say it more often….

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

Love isn’t just for Valentines Day

Funereal Depression

in the midst of life I am in a mess

I am still suffering from the after-effects of attending my uncles funeral.  Something about it affected me very badly, so badly that I lost myself in alcohol for a couple of days.  I am still not certain what about that event hurt me so much, but no doubt I’ll figure it out eventually.

Hopefully, all you are well out there.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

tomorrow is a new day

Random Jottings ~ Sunshine

without sunshine summer isn’t summer at all

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the sun rose like a goddess from the sea

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the caress of warm sunshine is delicious

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‘you are my sunshine….’ he said

and then she burned him

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‘I promise you I’ll make the sunshine come every day…..’

after that it rained a lot

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just as a flower blooms in the sunshine

so blooms a woman in love

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it’s hard to see the sunshine the morning after she dumped you

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

in summer she always wears virginal white

it isn’t her colour

Can’t Stop This Thing We Started

true love stories never have unhappy endings

I’ve been alone in lockdown for 478 days ~ long enough for me to think very carefully about relationships, friendships, and true love.  This Bryan Adams song is for someone who is more than just a very good friend.  I know that she is going to stick around, and that our story will never have an unhappy ending.

All she has to do is ask me, and I’ll tell her that I love her.

We have known each other for quite a while now.

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

Rose and Ginger

a partnership made in Heaven

 

Scenes on Sunday ~ Independence Day

freedom belongs to those with the courage to defend it

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

 

uncommon valor was the common virtue

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