Monthly Archives: July 2012

The “hammer” considers some options…

~ Continuing to think about that idea of “being the hammer, not the nail…” the idea from yesterdays’ post, “Perhaps, be the hammer, not the nail” What might go into “being” a hammer?…. What options and choices might there be? … Continue reading

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Perhaps….be the hammer, not the nail

~ for those of us who might wait for others to handle things or wait for our lives to turn around hoping things will work out or maybe we’re just “easy going” and willing to go along Maybe we’re not … Continue reading

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Looking for…looking for…a few happy, cheerful, positive people…

As many of you know, I’ve just “retired….” so I’m shifting from the very busy world of  “work” to the world of….. ummm, …I’m not quite sure what…. but I’ve noticed it’s kind of quiet at home. I’d sure like … Continue reading

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“faith” in goodness, kindness and love

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Flying on the wings of wisdom and compassion….just like myself….

~ Just as a bird needs two wings to fly, we also benefit from using two wings the wings of “wisdom”  and “compassion” ~ The wing of  “wisdom”… the perspectives and deep insights  about the nature of  life, the universe,  … Continue reading

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“Why?” …why do people do what they do?…. causes lead to effects….acceptable levels of risk?

~ A few years ago, I  created the following one page compilation of “pages”…as I tried to figure out “why?” people do what they do….in personal life, sometimes it’s just a matter of “accepting”  the complexity, and accepting NOT being … Continue reading

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An “every day wish….”….. kindness, compassion, love, encouragement and generosity

~ An “everyday wish…” to rekindle the “light” in each other to add “warmth”… generosity, kindness, love, compassion and encouragement ~ ~ This image was  from an April post….”Friday Wishes…” That post and earlier images were referring to passing along … Continue reading

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