Monthly Archives: December 2012

Leaping into the New Year…with curiosity, courage, strength and energy

~ ~ A slight variation on last year’s polar bear New Year’s wishes and intention…. entering into this 2013 New Year, continuing to be open to possibilities, exploring options, embracing opportunities, living with abundant curiosity, courage, strength and energy a … Continue reading

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Celebrating…. goodness, kindness and love

~ ~ I was reading a poem this morning, from Marie Jimenez-Beaumont’s book, Beyond Inspiration…. so many inspirations in her book The book opened to a special poem, “Celebrating Life” so many inspirations! ~ Reading that poem led me to … Continue reading

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“A wish for happiness, kindness and peace to abide within your heart….” reflections among friends

~ ~ A kind wish that I added to Reflections a few minutes ago…and thought I might add here on Pocket Perspectives, too…such a kind wish…to be happily shared with others. There are so many kind, encouraging and insightful ideas … Continue reading

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“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible” The DalaiLama

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Sometimes, it might seem easy to access a sense of kindness. Other times, it seems, at least for me, a bit more “challenging.”  ( “whenever possible” seems to be my range, “always possible” is an … Continue reading

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It’s good to….. “lighten up…”

~ a little reminder for us all… ~ ~ sharing the glow of  smiles, laughter, appreciation ~ perhaps with a twinkle in our eyes…. ~ It really is positive… for both ourselves and for others in our lives for us … Continue reading

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Re-minding ourselves to take time to “pause, notice, appreciate, be grateful”….so much abundance in our lives

~ ~ I’ve posted the “Pause, Notice, Appreciate, Be Grateful”  images and ideas, some of my favorites, a number of times…including July, 2011 and again in July, 2012. ~ I think it’s so important to keep this awareness and appreciation … Continue reading

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“Little snail, inch by inch, climb Mt. Fuji!” haiku by Issa

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ A timely reminder… inch by inch, little bit, by little bit, patience, courage and persistence, climb Mt. Fuji ~ …little snail… ~

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