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Whiners Anonymous Part 307 "We'll Whine Again" - Remembering Ann



Whiners Anonymous Part 307 "We'll Whine Again" - Remembering Ann

 
Old 02-05-2022, 07:05 PM
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"It is possible to be standing on one side of a door and perceive the world as a dark and lonely place,
while on the other side of that very same door are countless people just waiting to lend support and cheer you on.

All that is required is that you turn the knob."


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This was from Spiritual Prayers and Thoughts. shared by Ann this past December. What a good friend she was to all.
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I remember that Chic, thanks for bringing it here. It's special xx
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Suki and Hev, thanks for posting those beautiful memories from Ann. I don't think Ann's faith ever faltered for more than a moment. It's been wonderful to share Ann's posts here this weekend. I have been smiling and getting teary at the same time and it feels kind of good.
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Thanks from me too guys

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Chicory, this past page or so seem like some kind of SR Wake for Ann that you wanted. It is an honor to be here with you all. May everyone grieve, laugh and heal.

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Beautiful testament for our dearly loved, beautiful ‘inside and out’ Ann. Thank you so much for the joy from reading Ann’s ‘life”stories. I’m sure she’ll have many many more to tell us when we should meet with her again..

I found this post of Ann’s per chance and it warmed my heart.

Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart

and try to love the questions themselves ...

Don't search for the answers,

which could not be given to you now,

because you would not be able to live them.

And the point is, to live everything.

Live the questions now.

Perhaps then, someday far in the future,

you will gradually, without even noticing it,

live your way into the answer.


rainer maria rilke

Love and hugs to all Whineys xxxx
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Chic, I wanted to send you a message but your PM’s are showing full.
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Originally Posted by Mags1 View Post
Beautiful testament for our dearly loved, beautiful ‘inside and out’ Ann. Thank you so much for the joy from reading Ann’s ‘life”stories. I’m sure she’ll have many many more to tell us when we should meet with her again..

I found this post of Ann’s per chance and it warmed my heart.

Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart

and try to love the questions themselves ...

Don't search for the answers,

which could not be given to you now,

because you would not be able to live them.

And the point is, to live everything.

Live the questions now.

Perhaps then, someday far in the future,

you will gradually, without even noticing it,

live your way into the answer.


rainer maria rilke

Love and hugs to all Whineys xxxx
That is lovely, and so Ann.
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Old 02-05-2022, 11:16 PM
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Ann was one of a kind. Delivering wisdom, humor, beauty and inspiration with grace and dignity. I did, and still, learn from her word craft and example. You do not know what strength you have and what you are capable of until you have no choice.....that was/is me.
Thank you Ann. My life has been made the richer from knowing you.
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Sorry to jump in with a whine, but my gosh......woke up an hour ago to the toilet upstairs running....I couldn't fix it.....came downstairs to a freezing house as the furnace has stopped again. And a leaking kitchen ceiling. I have a migraine.

I changed the batteries in the thermostat again and low and behold, 15 minutes later, after I had gotten convection heaters out, the furnace started again. Holy moly.
There is a chance Nick can fix the toilet (he is not home till tonight), but the ceiling needs to be fixed...so I will need to tell my landlady anyway.

Thank God I only have to re-edit my editing assignment before I turn it in: I doubt I am going to be able to do much with my head exploding.

What would Ann say: I think she would be having a word to someone on my behalf, because enough is enough. Or perhaps she would say that sometimes, the difference between a bad week and a good week is about a week?
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Venus does the toilet just need a new flapper?
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Hopefully.....Nick will look when he comes home. I have a new one here. Fingers crossed.
I don't think so though, as it has broken before and Nick could not fix it.
Worst-case scenario, I have to come downstairs a few times in the night to go to the bathroom for a few days.....I am just so so glad I got the furnace going again.
But it is sick, I can hear it....it keeps going on and off....all clean filter and vents open.....I need them to service it tomorrow. My landlady gave me the number.

Sorry for the big whine.
Thank you for responding dear CB.....I feel very vulnerable this morning.
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Suze, I hope they can get your furnace sorted and the toilet too!
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