#SoCS May 18/19 – Adverb

Linda’s #SoCS prompt for this week…

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “adverb.” Start your post with any adverb and just run with it. Have fun!

Normally, I get an idea straight away for my #SoCS post, but I was clearly stumped this week!

But since I have obviously managed to start the post with an adverb, and I shall liberally scatter random adverbs within my ramble, I can breathe a sigh of relief and move onto something totally unrelated to adverbs…

I need to share a song with you. Or rather, I need to share the video at least. We had a trying couple of days at nursery, as there are a handful of lovely children who have behaviour that is extremely hard to manage, and one dear child drove one of my wonderful team to tears…

I usually find silly songs to play to my class at circle time, or whilst they are waiting for the whole group to congregate on the carpet, and on Thursday, whilst one finished, another started… and the song, or rather the extremely camp main dancer on the video, made us laugh so much, I played it a good few times over the last two days. It is now my official earworm, and I want to do the moves as I sing it, every time!

So, I give to you…. The Wishy Washy Washer Woman!

Enjoy your earworm!!

I hope you’ll appreciate that I am now listening to it as I type this, and it will stay in my head for the WHOLE WEEKEND now!!!

Enjoy it, truly! ❤

#SoCS 5/4 – Falling From The Sky

Linda’s #SoCS Prompt:
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “fall from the sky.” Write about anything that falls from the sky–real, imagined, or idiomatic. Have fun!
What do I wish would fall from the sky?
Chocolate? Pink gin? A big slice of pie?
Or maybe some money, that’d be good
An armful to gather wherever I stood
Books, yes please! I’ve never enough
But the problem is reading them, time is tough
So actually what I would really need
Is a few extra hours just so I can read
A few more minutes to finish that book
And not get disturbed just as I reach the hook!

#SoCS April 27/19 – xp

Linda’s #SoCS Prompt:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “xp.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “xp”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Express yourself
Experience life
Explore all options
Expect nothing
Exploits beckon
Explicit encounters
Expose desires
Expand horizons
Life has an
Expiry date

Ritu 2019

#SoCS April 20/19 – Ribs

Linda’s #SoCS prompt for this week:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “rib.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “rib”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!

I started thinking about this… and what came to mind was Adam and Eve.

So, apparently Eve, aka Woman, was created from one of Adam’s ribs… thereby making her a suitable helper for Man…

But if you dig deeper there are quotes in the bible that suggest that it was not just his rib, but possibly more than a bone, maybe a side of Adam, that was used to create Eve.

So, not a suitable helper as such but really an equal companion that would conmplete Man

Woman was created to be “beside” man, not beneath or above him. In salvation, man is no more “worthy” and woman is no less a citizen of God’s kingdom. “There is neither . . . male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”

Wikipedia

I like that thought. It has been in my mind since I wrote a flash yesterday about gender at birth, and the so called importance of a male baby within our Indian communities, and others out there.

Why? Why is that dangly genitalia so important?

It’s us women you need to actually create men nowadays. God isn’t doing his Garden of Eden magic nowadays.

Our Sikh first Guru, Guru Nanak says:

“We are born of woman, we are conceived in the womb of woman, we are engaged and married to woman. We make friendship with woman and the lineage continued because of woman. When one woman dies, we take another one, we are bound with the world through woman. Why should we talk ill of her, who gives birth to kings? The woman is born from woman; there is none without her. Only the One True Lord is without woman” 

Guru Nanak

Sure, a male was meant to continue the family name, ensuring that the bloodline carried forth for more generations, but doesn’t a daughters offspring do the same, bloodline wise, anyway?

Male or female, hair shorne or tied with ribbons, breasts or dangly bits, we are equal. We were made to be equal, whether Christian, Sikh, Muslim, Jewish… any religion.

Ain’t that the truth?

Boys and girls
Girls and boys
Essentially the same
Though given different toys

Male and female
Female and male
Yet still inequalities
A very old tale

Him and her
Her and him
Together complete
Not made on a whim

A partnership
On equal ground
As God intended
Though not what's found

Differences only
To strengthen and support
Not useless foetuses
That some choose to abort

Man and woman
Woman and man
We should stand together
That was God's plan

Ritu 2019

#SoCS April 13/19 – Lip

Linda’s #SoCS prompt for this week…

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “lip.” Use it as a word, or find a word with “lip”in it. As always, use any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Flippin’ ‘eck Linda, you don’t ‘alf like ta throw ’em at us, eh?!

Oh look, I have already managed to add a little lip in to that flip! And again!

Well, as I type this, I am sat in our lodge for our weekend away, and we have unpacked. Hubby has gone to park the car and is no doubt grumbling on his trek back to us!

I am hoping for a long weekend of walks through nature, bonding with the family, and lots of reading time, and hopefully, no lip from the teen or tween!

I don’t hold much hope though. Even in separate rooms they are able to annoy each other, and ultimately, me too!

God help me!

See you on the other side Peeps!

Gotta update this before it’s even gone out… MAJOR lip from Lil Man a few hours after getting here… but all sorted… for now anyway!

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