My Father’s Orange

How beautiful.
What to know what is next? Click on over, read this post then check out the next.

Jewniquely Myself

I phoned my Dad yesterday to wish him a Happy Father’s Day. We shared pleasantries about the weather, about my kids, about our mutual frustrations with “smart” technology.

We spoke of love for one another; and he said that he and Mom have always been proud of me.

But do you know what touched me most profoundly?

It was when he said:

“Well, it’s time for me to peel my orange”.


Yes, my Dad and I both love eating oranges. And the more I think about it, the more I realize the layers of meaning that orange holds for me.

1. There is the plain meaning-

When I was a kid, my Dad and I challenged each other to a kind of “peel off”. Which of us could peel an orange quickest while keeping the peel intact?

With the spirit of good-natured competitors, we passed the championship back and…

View original post 231 more words

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to My Father’s Orange

  1. joanmyles says:

    So happy you find this piece about my amazing Dad worth reblogging…blessings to you, darling Patty! *sunbeams through clouds*


    • Patty says:

      Joan. All things on your blog are worth being shared.

      You’ve published a book, now the hard work of allowing yourself out into the world begins.

      You must allow yourself to bloom, thus opening yourself as a petal of a flower would open to the sun.

      This means you should always share your work with others everywhere as many places as you can.

      You must no longer allow yourself to be shy but allow your talent to shine.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s