Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nurturing Thursday… “sometimes our light goes out, but is blown into flames by another human being…” Albert Schweitzer

~ “Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown into flames by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light” Albert Schweitzer ~ ~ We’re in the presence of so many others … Continue reading

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My heart fills with gladness for peace and goodwill…

~ ~ a family member happened to mention an old song to me today…. how much he enjoys listening to it… Mockingbird Hill ~ it’s such a sweet little song, with a lovely little sentiment.. Indeed, my own heart does … Continue reading

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Inspiration and encouragement from the sunflower… “stand tall, back straight, chin up…face the sun!”

~ Ah ha… this sunflower continues to inspire me, encouraging me to adopt a posture and outlook of optimism and strength… stand tall…back straight…chin up…face the sun ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Stand tall….courage Back straight…strength Chin up…. … Continue reading

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Nurturing Thursday…. “everyday” angels watching over me….

~ Some days, we may wish for a sense of  “angels” watching over us… Instead of simply “wishing,” perhaps taking time to notice they might be all around… sometimes appearing as “everyday” angels who are in our lives, friends, family … Continue reading

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faith in, and living with…. goodness, kindness and love

~ ~ ~ ~ faith in… and living with… goodness, kindness and love as much….as often…as fully as possible… simply goodness, kindness and love ~ ~

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Be still and know… you are loved, valued, appreciated, resourceful and strong

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Nurturing Thursday” ~ be still and know you are loved, valued, appreciated, resourceful and strong… ~ be still and know ~ ~ ~ Added on another Nurturing Thursday, October 17: Today, I was … Continue reading

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“Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them…the least we can do is try to be there” Annie Dillard

~ ~ ~ ~ I saw this insightful reminder…an Annie Dillard quote…. in an amazing book I’ve been reading and rereading:  “Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment” by Katrina Kenison.   Magical Journey is bursting with wonderful quotes, wisdom and insights … Continue reading

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