Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Plant Flowers, Pull Weeds…The Garden of Life”…nurturing the positives, decreasing the negatives

~ ~ “Plant Flowers, Pull Weeds” Encouraging us to become more aware, to expand on positive “states of mind”  in life… kindness, compassion, gratitude, patience, courage, inspiration… the remarkable potential in each and every one of us for an abundance … Continue reading

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“shhhhh….it’s okay….”

~ ~ “shhhhhhh….it’s okay….” when we might have those uncomfortable moments of concern… perhaps a bit of confusion or worry… maybe things not going the way we may have hoped or anticipated ~ Becoming aware of some discomfort and shifting … Continue reading

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Earth Day…. “Nature is a force of good”… a wonderful Louie Schwartzberg video, “Fantastic Fungi”

~ I found an amazing video this morning…“Fantastic Fungi: The Forbidden Fruit” by Louie Schwartzberg.  In this wonderful 2 minute video, there’s beautiful time lapse photography of mushrooms, other nature shots and a deep and important message… ~ ~ I … Continue reading

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Neil Diamond sings “Sweet Caroline,” Saturday at Fenway Park, Red Sox game

  ~ ~ “What an honor it is for me to be here today!” answered Diamond. “I bring love from the whole country.” Link to article: http://music.yahoo.com/blogs/stop-the-presses/good-good-good-neil-diamond-surprises-fenway-park-142506838.html ~

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“Creating a sanctuary in the mind…take in the good”

~ ~ short slide show/youtube video of these pages, (created by Kathy and added with previous permission from Rick Hanson, whose words and ideas they are) with some soft, pretty, gentle music in the background enlarge/full screen (lower right corner) … Continue reading

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“I did the best I could with what I knew, and when I knew better, I did better”

~ ~ ~ ~ Part of Nurturing Thursdays, Becca Givens ~ ~

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“The Brook….I am 96 years old and I have had a good life – even if I can’t jump over the brook” by Kathy’s aunt

~ A special and insightful selection, written just last month, by Kathy’s  96 year old Aunt Okie… (her own writing blog is at Poems By Okie, 96 and Still Writing ) ~ A positive perspective on “stages” of life, change … Continue reading

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