Sunday, November 16, 2014

Thirty Days of Mr. Rogers ... Day Sixteen

Mr. Rogers said, "Understanding love is one of the hardest things in the world."

Ruby and Winnie both seek out snuggly places as much as the humans do when the weather is chilly.

"Deep with us -- no matter who we are -- there lives a feeling of wanting to be lovable, of wanting to be the kind of person that others like to be with.  And the greatest thing we can do is to let people know that they are loved and capable of loving."

Cuddling on the sofa in the sunshine ... I am very thankful that they like each other.

"Love isn't a state perfect caring.  it is an active noun like 'struggle'.  To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now."


Me:  We did anger yesterday ... today, let's think about what it truly is to LOVE someone.  Whatever love means to you, it is a wonderful thing to have that connection to express love with another human or animal.  I feel love for my children, my husband, and my furry critters beyond words to express it ... but you already knew that.

During the month of November, I plan to share wisdom from Mr. Rogers with you each day (from the book "The World According to Mr. Rogers") ... Mr. Rogers's words accompanied by everyday images from life here at Hartwood Manor ... this place that I am blessed to call HOME.


  1. Wonderful words to wake up to on a Sunday morning! Thank you for sharing.
    So glad the 'pups' are fond of each others company. Very sweet!

  2. sweet... photos and sentiment, have a wonderful Sunday!

  3. I'm loving the Connie quotes as much as the ones from Mr. Rogers!


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