Ramblings from a would be writer

A Gift…

on December 8, 2013

In this season of gifting, I opened my blog today to see that I received a gift from a fellow blogger.  Serious thoughts taken not so seriously awarded me for The Shauny Award.  I am always humbled when I receive these awards.  It makes me feel good to know that people think I fall into the categories these awards stand for.  Personally, I think my words come out of me as an overlow of an over active mind and I know I can’t keep telling hubby the same stories over and over, so, I write them.  I often picture people reading my words (especially those I know and love) as rolling their eyes and saying to themselves, “Oh no, she didn’t just write that, did she?”

So, it is with this spirit of gifting, that I follow the rules for this award.  I want to pass this award on to 10 people I believe show humility, love and authenticity to be themselves in their blogs.  So, here is this Shauny Award:

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1. athingirl


3. suzie81

4. it’sallinthesimple

5. blissinimages

6. raisingthecurtain

7.  adoptingjames

8. fascinationsofavanillahousewife

9. notquiteold

10. themiddlestsister

I consider the blogs I listed above (and several that I did not mention) as gifts to me.  They have made me laugh, made me cry and they challenged and encouraged me on many days.  Thank you my dear friends, you are an example of what great writing is and can be.  DAF


13 responses to “A Gift…

  1. Congratulations on the award! Well deserved! I truly enjoy and learn a lot about life from reading your blog.
    And thank you for the nomination and wonderful words. Appreciate this so much! 🙂

  2. thank you for your kind words. I appreciate you.

  3. Susie says:

    Congratulations!! Your blog pieces have been wonderful and the above comment reflects exactly why. People are reading, listening, and learning from your words. We never know how our words will touch another life. To God be the glory! Congratulations DAF – a very deserving award indeed!

  4. thank you friend, that means so much to me. Your continued encouragement and love and support are dear to me.

  5. suzie81 says:

    Thank you very much!!! What an honour!

  6. Thank you for this never feeling worthy of a writer’s award…writing for me is such a gift in itself that
    I i feel I should be the one doing something to honor it…you are a very kind woman and a wonderful writer. My graces to you.

  7. thank you! When I read that it was honesty and basically revealing and staying true to yourself, I immediately thought of you! Your words bless me.

  8. thank you! When I read that it was honesty and basically revealing and staying true to yourself, I immediately thought of you! Your words bless me.

  9. Janelle says:

    You have a lovely blog and well deserve an award. Thank you for sharing it!

  10. Your blog is incredible, also. Your posts reflect a true loving home and environment and I look forward to getting peeks inside. Thank you for being you.

  11. Congratulations, DAF. You deserve the award, your posts are always filled with a whole lot of love and humanity. And thank you so much for thinking of me. It is much appreciated.

    BTW, I really love the Christmas look of your blog. Very festive and cheerful.

  12. Not a problem! I wanted a change for the holiday season and this was cute. Thanks for stopping by!

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