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    Saturday
    Oct062012

    The Saturday Post: May I Suggest edition

    I recently had the privilege of becoming part of a private Facebook group of mid-life bloggers and writers. The creative women in that group inspire me daily, and I'm so honored to be in their midst.

    One of the co-creators of the group, the beautiful inside and out Chloe Jeffreys, posted last week a video of a conference she attended. The music she attached to the footage was hauntingly beautiful and resonated, soul deep.

    Of course I had to search for that song and share it with you here:

    May I Suggest — by Susan Warner (thanks to Chloe for graciously including the lyrics)

    May I suggest
    May I suggest to you
    May I suggest this is the best part of of your life

    May I suggest
    this time is blessed for you
    this time is blessed and shining almost blinding bright
    just turn your head
    and you’ll begin to see
    the thousand reasons that were just beyond your sight

    the reasons why
    why I suggest to you
    why I suggest this is the best part of your life

    there is a world
    that’s been addressed to you
    addressed to you, intended only for your eyes
    a secret world
    a treasure chest to you
    of private scenes and brilliant dreams that mesmerize

    a tender lover’s smile
    a tiny baby’s hands
    the million stars that fill the turning sky at night

    Oh I suggest
    Yes I suggest to you
    Yes I suggest this is the best part of your life

    There is a hope
    that’s been expressed in you
    the hope of seven generations, maybe more
    this is the fate
    that they invest in you
    it’s that you’ll do one better than was done before

    inside you know
    inside you understand
    inside you know what’s yours to finally set right

    and I suggest
    and I suggest to you
    and I suggest this is the best part of your life

    this is a song
    comes from the west to you
    comes from the west, comes from the slowly setting sun
    this is a song
    with a request of you
    to see how very short the endless days will run
    and when they’re gone
    and when the dark descends
    we’d give anything for one more hour of life

    may I suggest
    this is best part of your life

     

    Have a beautiful Saturday.

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    Reader Comments (10)

    A wonderful song and a link to a powerful blog. Thanks for the double hitter today.

    I like to quote Carly Simon, "these are the good old days"

    Hope you enjoy yours!

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNonnieKelly

    Beautiful song, beautiful words, beautifully done; thank you.

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    Chloe and the song, WOW!!

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnnette

    Beautiful song and lyrics....thanks so much for posting.

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie E.

    Nice!

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBLissed-Out Grandma

    Lisa, thanks for posting the lyrics - beautiful song.

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrown and Flown

    Happy Saturday Lisa! Thanks for sharing -- she does have a very interesting blog.

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Wow thanks for sharing that song. I LOVE IT. Hey, watch for my law school roommate -- she's running for CO House, and she lives in the Springs: Jennifer George. She's pretty awesome!

    October 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPamela

    I love this song! Suebob Davis introduced it to me and I've listened to it over and over again. It captures exactly how I feel about this place in my life.

    Thank you for the link and the shout-out. I'm so glad we've met and have a little corner of Facebook to call our own. I'm in awe over the caliber of writers we have in GenFab. It really is a midlife brain trust.

    Thank you, my new friend.

    October 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChloe Jeffreys

    Simply " Thank You" !

    October 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDora
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