Monthly Archives: February 2012

Consider….before saying or doing…. “mindful” speech and actions

I try to pause and reflect before saying or doing something….before reacting….to  keep these criteria in mind…. Is is expressed without harshness? Is it well intended? Is it beneficial? Is it timely? Is it true? And if what I’m about … Continue reading

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“That everyone you meet today will be blessed by you…by your eyes, your smile, your touch, your presence….”

If I could share nothing else….this would be what I would share… Louis Schwartzberg, TED video, Gratitude (my favorite part starts at 4:44) ~ And the beautiful, heartfelt words from that video… (starting at 4 minutes and 44 seconds into … Continue reading

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“Today….it’s given to you….it’s a gift….”

An except from Louis Schwartzberg’s TED video, “Gratitude” ~ Isn’t that a beautiful reminder?….to learn to live our lives with the awareness that each day of  lives is a gift…it’s given to us…and it’s a gift….to value…to appreciate…to cherish…and to … Continue reading

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“Believe in yourself” ….. a continuing wish….

I posted the following “page” in early December… The words were written by hugmamma, on her blog “body, mind and soul.”  I gain such continuing inspiration, value and courage from hugmamma’s  words….so I’m reposting them again today….as a Friday wish … Continue reading

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May love flow freely…..

~     ~   ~ ~ A Valentine’s Day wish for freely flowing love …..into…. ….through….. …..and out from….. ……each and every person’s heart….

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Going into situations with an open and flexible mind….

I received that bit of advice a few years ago…. to not focus on what might happen that could be negative, but to instead realize that there is always the potential for positive… and to nurture, develop and use an … Continue reading

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Shift…both an invitation and a challenge….

This “sign” has been on our refrigerator door for many, many years…I think it might have originally been an advertising slogan that I cut out of a magazine…..I think the ideas in it are intriguing… To have the energy and … Continue reading

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