This theme can apply to any number of situations in life. It can apply physically - hearing loss, diminshed eyesight, broken leg, balance issues, brain function. It can be in the form of mental illness. It can be impairment in judgment and functional skills due to drug or alcohol consumption. It might be grief over a sudden loss. Maybe it is geographical distance in a relationship.
How do we prevent impairment and increase our safety? One of the most basic ways - pay attention! Be aware of your surroundings, phsyical barriers in your way. Be self-aware. Examine yourself, learn what you are suffering from or what weighs heavy on you and create time for yourself to refresh. Safety is paramount - physically, emotionally, spiritually, mentally. Use the benefit of warm weather and longer days to enjoy some peace and fun. Wear sunscreen!
a blanket because she's cold. You immediately start sweating and casting about for relief.
"Mom, why is the AC off?" You ask exasperatedly.
"I'm cold," she replies.
"It's too hot in here, Mom, let's get some AC going in here, and I'll get you another blanket."
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English Literature”; and he was the first to buried at Westminster Abbey’s Poet’s Corner. Born in London circa 1343, Chaucer gained additional renown in his own time as a philosopher and astronomer. He had an extensive career as a civil servant and enjoyed close connections to the English Monarchy and court. Over the course of his career, he traveled extensively and served in many positions, including Comptroller of Customs for the port of London and Clerk of the King’s Works. He married Philippa de Roet c. 1366.
It’s believed that they had 4 children, 2 sons, 2 daughters. Geoffrey died October 25, 1400 and was re-interred in Poet’s Corner 100 years after his death.
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