Monthly Archives: February 2013

“You’ve done the most amazing thing….” …uh oh!….perhaps an alternative?

~ I saw a quote in an email newsletter, an insightful quote from the book Awakening Joy,  on the wonderful site Gratefulness.org This  quote really “shook me up” ~ ~ well…that was a “shocker” I usually prefer NOT to think … Continue reading

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“Everyone is doing the best they can”

A few months ago, I arranged to have some pencils imprinted for a class I was taking… with the helpful awareness and reminder… “Everyone is doing the best they can” ~ I keep reminding myself of this idea, and I … Continue reading

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“Friday wishes…”…. generosity, kindness, love, compassion and encouragement

~ ~ “Friday wishes…” I just LOVE “Friday Wishes” generosity, kindness, love, compassion, encouragement, freely offered and shared amongst many, happily and gratefully received rekindling each others’  light ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ….Friday wishes…. offering … Continue reading

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“You are my sunshine”….so much potential sunshine in our lives each day

I love the song “You Are My Sunshine” ~ We might typically think of “you” as a certain person who brings us happiness. But “you,” the source of that “sunshine” or happiness,  could be so many other things. There are … Continue reading

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Surprising myself….with curiosity, courage and strength

During the next few days, I’m doing something I might not ordinarily do… going somewhere I might not ordinarily go, surprising myself, stepping outside my “ordinary” choosing something new, enjoying curiosity, and taking a chance on a bit of an … Continue reading

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“You’re still the one….”

“After all these years, you’re still the one…” Whether “the one” might be… a spouse, partner, friend, companion… whatever the relationship might be… truly appreciating the connection, the friendship, the support the shared fun, happiness and joy ~ ~ Orleans, … Continue reading

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“Explore, Dream, Discover….” Mark Twain

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