The title for this blog is taken, with slight modification, from the middle of a Wordsworth poem. That section reads:

–He who, though thus endued as with a sense
And faculty for storm and turbulence,
Is yet a Soul whose master-bias leans
To homefelt pleasures and to gentle scenes;
Sweet images! which, wheresoe’er he be,
Are at his heart; and such fidelity
It is his darling passion to approve;
More brave for this, that he hath much to love:–

If you wish, you can find the complete text of “The Happy Warrior” here.

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9 thoughts on “Me

    • He IS aptly named, isn’t he? It’s so interesting when someone’s name comes to fit their life’s work. Makes me wonder if it had an influence on his early interest in words. I’m glad you enjoyed the piece.

  1. i have nominated YOU for the Versatile Blogger Award….you are amazing! Your postings so unique and great to read! Thank you for sharing your words!
    Erase whatever is superfluous from what is written below….
    Here is the information on the Versatile Blogger Award:
    Thank You for the Versatile Blogger Award

    I would like to thank dear Tazein Nirzasaad [] for nominating me! Thank you so much for your support!

    VB Award

    The rules are:

    1-Thank and link back to the person who awarded you.

    2- Nominate 15 bloggers for The Versatile Blogger Award- and include a link to their site {and tell them that you have nominated them}

    3- State 7 things about yourself.


    1- Tersia

    2- Tom

    3- Paul

    4- Tazein Nirzasaad

    5- Carol A. Stephen

    6- Kenneth

    7- QueridaJ

    8- Ami Fidele

    9- Shane

    10- Cliff

    11- Patty

    12- Rebecca

    13- Valeria Davies

    14- Doug

    15- Celestine


    1-I am very grateful that I was born…”to Be…for this Yahweh created all.” Wisdom 1:14 —this about the only Biblical numerical reference I know! When in the convent, I would reference the Bible with: “Somewhere in the Bible, it says…” LOL

    2-I try to be remain open to love, the gift of friendship –I have been blessed with GOOD FRIENDS!

    3-I am so grateful for every day of my life – even the days I struggle – those days help me to grow and to be empathetic towards others and I do realize that most people are fighting some kind of battle…either internally or externally each day.

    4-I am so grateful for Lara, Annie and Sara–my three lovely daughters–and my precious grandchildren–Ayden and Nadia. I am grateful for the many friends that have enriched my life!

    5-I try to live compassion.

    6-I love to laugh! I love to make other people laugh and smile…and realize I should put more joy in my writing, which tends to be quite serious.

    7-I loved to teach [36 years]…I miss it greatly…my students enriched my life so much…and now I am transitioning into being a writer…a painter on canvas…and a better lover of myself and humankind in our ocean of water-life~!

    My wish for all of my friends and fellow bloggers on WordPress, continued success in your writing…and our mutual desire to be with one another through our words…to write words to share who we are…to bring us all closer to truth, love and to each other in our world of water bubbles!

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