By Kim L. Fritzemeier
KFRM Central Kansas Reporter
Farm Wife along the Stafford/Reno County Line
Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. None can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun. Care for those around you. Look past your differences. Their dreams are no less than yours, their choices no more easily made. And give, give in any way you can, of whatever you possess. To give is to love. To withhold is to wither. Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared, and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace.
American author, sculptor, theologian and educator, b.1946
How blessed am I to see the beauty of God's creation right outside my door!
Well, because of the trees, I do have to walk down the road a few hundred yards. But it's definitely worth the walk to see the colors of God's palette streak the summer sky.
August was beautiful, but I'll have to agree with the great philosopher (OK, baseball player) Willie Stargell:
I love September, especially when we're in it.
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder and first baseman
Yes, Willie. I love September when we're in it, too, though he was probably talking more about the drive to the World Series.
What do I love about September?
I had to wait for the sunrise this morning. It was supposed to happen at 7 AM sharp. But clouds hid the sun's rays from full view, just teasing the blue sky with a little color.
It was worth the wait.
For more about me and my family, check out my personal blog at www.kimscountyline.blogspot.com
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