A Blessing, Caring & Sharing: Poems by Doris Washington

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Xlibris Corporation, May 10, 2004 - Poetry - 59 pages
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A Blessing, Caring & Sharing takes you to that place we all long for inner peace. This collection of poems also brings you spiritual and inspirational messages of hope, love, and the world of Autism. Finding that inner peace can do so much for the soul. If your looking for that peace of mind through everyday living, if your looking to relax after a stressful day, if you live with Autism, or if your searching the beauty of life in a vast changing world, then this book is for you. Imagine your dreams fulfilled, to be encouraged, to enjoy life. In the poem You the author expresses healing in searching Gods peace for self. In John she expresses her sons uniqueness, his gift to the world, as she pleads for public understanding of Autism. And in her poem Choices she expresses how we can choose to live life. Doris Washington brings you her thoughts about inner peace, love, and living with Autism. A Blessing, Caring & Sharing will enlighten, inspire, and touch your life more than you can imagine.

Author Doris Washington Featured on Showcase Newspaper December 2008

This Day, A Dream, A Promise Fulfilled
By Doris Washington

One's dream fulfills the hope of love and humanity for all
(Dedication to Barack Obama The President of the United States of America )

A dream has come this day,
Filled with hopes,
To live our best life,
To be all we can be,
Explore all possibilities beyond our most imagination.
To discover our own uniqueness.
To open our minds,
To listen,
To hear always with Love.

A dream has come this day,
With a leader whose voice speaks not only for self,
But for others as well.
Building a foundation
To Grow,
To Prosper,
To Achieve,
Dreams we all wish for ourselves.

A dream has come this day,
To fulfill the promise we can build a world
Of Hope,
Of Opportunity,
Of Tolerance,
Of Understanding -
And Love.

This Day, A Dream, A Promised Fulfilled copyright (c) Doris Washington, November 2008. All rights reserved.

Note of Poem Acknowledgement from the President of the United States

Thank you for your recent note, and for sharing your thoughts with me. Your kind words echo the messages of millions of Americans who have welcomed me and my family to the White House with an outpouring of goodwill.

On January 20th, Americans spoke with one voice, choosing hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord. Our Nation faces serious challenges, but we will overcome them if our imagination is joined to common purpose.

Now is our time to work together, reaffirm our enduring spirit, and choose our better history. With your help, we will renew our Nation's promise to carry forth the great gift of freedom to our future generations, as our forebears have delivered it to us.


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About the author (2004)

Doris Washington is a spiritual writer, author, poet, entrepreneur, and disability advocate who resides in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with her husband and son John. Doris takes the inspiration for her poetry from an unfortunate incident that involved her 18-year-old son with autism and two police officers in December1993. She was empowered to advocate for a statewide training program Recognizing Special Needs for police officers to recognize persons with special needs. And through this period of Doris’ life her writing began. Through her many variety of 500 poems of inspiration, she has traveled to many book signing events a total of over 300 book signings across the country. She is the author of two books A Blessing, Caring& Sharing and Faith, Hope & Love. She also does readings for nursing homes, churches, schools and the community. Doris continues to travel across the country to numerous of book signings and poetry readings. Her son is her inspiration to write. And her most desire hopes is that her poems will be an inspiration for many all over the world.

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