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Last Weekend of Summer


For the past year the universe has stressed, in every way possible, the lesson I must be here to learn. The first time I heard the words "it's the process" was in an embroidery class. Handwork is a slow process, one of delicate precision, thorough study, careful attention and deliberate action. The seed was planted; the first steps of the journey taken, and as a way of being mindful of a focused life, I adopted the tagline, "It's the process".

One year ago today, I was admitted to the hospital, my future uncertain, but quickly, and deliberately, a plan of action was set in motion.  The process of saving my life became the focus and I stepped onto the path of renewal. It was a roller coaster and I road it with little emotion, understanding the course could not be altered. Thus, began the process of healing.


The process was extremely difficult, but everyday brought improvement, sometimes slow, but often happening in leaps. The journey has been interesting, uncomfortable, enlightening and, even, incomprehensible, but one thing is certain, the process continues.

The lesson of life's process has recurred through knitting, and it has been stressed in a new favorite summer pastime, gardening. There is no way to get away from the fact that it IS the process, baby. The process is ongoing, never ending.

September is the month of my "rebirth" and I can't help but celebrate life's wonderful processes.  Thank you for being part of this journey, for reading, and celebrating with me. The process continues!


Happy Re-birthday, Margene!

I know you have planted the seed of the process in many hearts and minds.


Glad you got the chance for that rebirth, too. Here's to many more anniversaries!

Happy Re-birthday!May we all embrace you wisdom that life is a process not a race to the finish line!

Happy Re-Birthday, dear one!

What a wonderful celebration it is! Congratulations on traveling this far, and have a wonderful year.

Thanks for the lovely reminder that the process is the point. Happy rebirth-day to you!

Happy day to you, Margene. Enjoy every minute.

And, dear friend, it is such a privilege to have come along with you on your journey/process. Here's to many more years enjoying/experiencing the process/journey!!!!

A very special, different kind of anniversary. I'm glad it is behind you, that you are approaching a year of healing. I understood recently that life (among other things) is a moving target, and our job is to keep shooting.

Has it been a whole year? I'm sure it's felt like it's zipped by and yet gone very slowly, all at the same time. I, for one, am exceptionally glad you are here for another one.

A year of healing and accepting the process is indeed a milestone! I hope the lessons you've learned will translate into all areas of your life. I love you!

Happy re-birthday!

You are one classly lady, Margene. You radiate graciousness, acceptance, and vision. You have been an inspiration to me in many ways and I'm so glad you are finding your footing and demonstrating how important the process is - regardless of what our own trials may be. May this year be filled with JOY!

I can't believe it's been a year! Happy Re-Birthday Margene!! XO

Happy ReBirthday! And many more...

Keep on keeping on!

Happy, happy re-birthday Margene! I love your outlook on and appreciation of life. XO

Your posts often remind me to value the process!

Happy re-birthday! xxx

So glad that you are still with us!!

Happy Happy HAPPY to you!
Yes, the process, the journey is what it's all about. You are a true source of joy.

You've made good progress this year and have handled the process well. I hope year two is smooth sailing.

Happy Re-birthday Margene. Many thanks to you for sharing this last year with us. We celebrated all the ups with you and sent you support in the downs. Your a fantastic example of pure grace through the toughest of times. I'm wishing you a new year of smiles and giggles! Love to you and Smith!

That was one scary time for us, too, Margene. I had seen Terry go through the same process, so I knew how hard it would be. I also knew you could do it! Congratulations and know it will get easier from here on!

Happy re-birthday! Thanks for sharing :o)

I can't believe it's been a whole year. I wish you countless more and I hope that one day I too can embrace the process.

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