Thought For Today

Saturday, April 16, 2011

follow the Truth into the Eternal Light of God...

I wrote this for a family that is loosing the battle with childhood cancer. They are preparing for yet another journey of life. One that we must all walk some day... but never alone.... Angels are there guiding the last earthly breath and encouraging the very next breath of Eternal Light, Love and Life ..... We are all Gods Children... Sons and daughters of the Light... each with our cross to carry through our journey.... the one  Hope that Lives in each soul.... shall follow the Truth into the Eternal Light of God...

It is hard through the tears of pain and loss to see the joys of New Beginnings, New Hope, New Life...A transition, if you will: from a human body with a Spirit guided Soul, to a Heavenly Spirit guided Soul.... returning home to a Heavenly Family that Loves  and has missed him while he's been Blessings those here on earth.

God calls all children home back to our Eternal Home. Our hearts ache as human hearts do as grieve we must. But when the breath comes, and air breezes through.... we feel, we know, that our loved one is there... perfect in every way.... We find comfort in the sweet scent we detect, the brush of an unseen touch, the kiss of a breeze across your cheek.... You know your loved one is there.... being held in the softest hand, protected by the Love of the Eternal God....

This is what I wrote for Jack and his family:
This is a time of year we remember God's  human journey of trials, pain and Truth.... He walked through life knowing what would happen, yet he shared His Light with all. He traveled His journey on earth for a short time, and rejoined with His heavenly Family.

We are all children of God Created in His image. And Jack is walking his own human journey.... as your son, and as a cherished child of God. We all can only hope to live our lives as full and joyful as Jack and everyone at Camp Jack. You shine Light even in the darkness... and have shared that Light with all.... What a great lesson you are teaching each and every one of us. I thank you for that as it is though you we glimpse God.

You are  Angels here on earth. I look into Jack's eyes (OK, only through photo's but...) and through them, I see his heritage come through... I see the eyes of God looking In, With and Through him. There is depth of knowledge of the ages in his eyes... a pool of infinatant souls joining in his Light.... His eye's shine the Wisdom and Grace of God...

Stay strong as you follow in the footsteps of those that have gone before. You are a child of God and, as with us all, in God's time... we are all called home. May your journey continue as you follow Gods Light to so many adventures you have yet to behold....
May God grant you His Healing power and Grace, may He comfort you in times of darkness and may His Glory Shine upon you and all at camp Jack and grant you His Peace and Understanding.

May the Blessings and the Promise of Easter Be with you always.

Look into the eyes of a child
and see the Light of God.

Love and Light,
Nina P

Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Magnificent, Magical, Never Ending Adventures of Moo and Me

Written for a young man and his amazing family at Camp Jack (and Kate).

The Magnificent,  Magical, 
Never Ending Adventures of Moo and Me

I love where I am and all that I’ve met
But sometimes I yearn for more
There are many places that I've never been
I just want to go explore

I think tonight I'll give it a try
And take along co-pilot Moo
We'll fly together while in my dreams
'Cuz that's what best friends do

Flying into the night with Moo at my side
Our first stop is Mr. Moon
I say he's cheese but Moo says he's not
We'll both find out real soon
A few minutes more and we're over  the moon
Seeing a crater, we  land in its dust
Moo was right the moon is not cheese
  But it's flour on a pizza crust

We nibble a bit and then have to leave
It's time to go on our way
"Moo it's your turn to choose where we go
And it looks like you want to play"

So off we go passing twinkling stars
Waving at them as we fly
I see ahead where Moo wants to go
"Not the milky way", I say with a sigh
Moo smiles at me and waves his tail
As if he's got a plan up his sleeve
We fly really close and I'm amazed to see
White, chocolate, strawberry... I can't  Believe!

We swoop down close but he doesn't stop
It's up and onward we go
I quick lean over  and slurp a taste
Hmm, Milky way's milk, how could I know

He winks at me and moos a laugh
Snorting milk out of his nose
I giggle and laugh as he's on a roll
Curling his tail he makes a pig pose
"Where are we going?" , I ask to my friend
"  You'll see, just hang on to my back"
Traveling far we finally reach a place
Moo calls this Nebula Jack

"Wow!", I say, ""  is it named after me?"
Moo laughs and says ""  but of course"
"  Can we stay awhile and play a bit?"
"  Hey,... what?... Wait?... is that a horse?"

Riding up close comes a magnificent foal
Her mother is close behind
They stop and stare right into our eyes
Asking, if we're horses, what kind?
I laugh so hard I start falling off Moo
The foal comes up by my side
She looks at me and smiles a bit, saying
"  Hey do you want to ride?"

I slide off Moo and onto her back
And off exploring we go
It's over gas clouds and nebula bands
"  Watch out a comet! Duck low!"

We play for a while this foal and me
Until Moo and Mommy say  "" it's time"
So off I slide and give a great hug
And back onto Moo I climb

With tears in our eyes we say our goodbyes
asking "   Will I see you again?"
 ""We live so far beyond many stars
I'll call you, do you have a pen"

Exchanging numbers and telling stories
We find we share many views
I look and take notice of something peculiar
Foal changes colors and hues

Moo and Mommy keep trying to move us along
And I ask foal "What is your name?"
"Oh", she smiled, "how could I forget.
It's Kate. And I'm glad you came"
"I have surprise, it's a secret you know
I'm never that far away
I'll be in your heart and in your dreams
It's Love's magic some might say"

Mommy smiles at me and Moo winks too
And I whisper right back in Kate's ear
""If you miss me too just look around and see
in colors and rainbows; I'm near"

We wave good bye saying "see you again"
Each flying in our own way
We smile with Hope as we know the Truth
We'll see each other again some day

Written for all those with and at Camp Jack (and Kate)
with Hope, Love and Light
by Nina Pauline Ploetz 4-13-2011