Monthly Archives: February 2014

“There’s so much you can rejoice in” …. rejoicing throughout each day….

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “rejoicing”….an important practice to nurture and develop…throughout each day… at the end of each day… Rejoicing in the happiness of others and oneself… Rejoicing in the good deeds of others and oneself…. Rejoicing … Continue reading

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“An Appreciation Jar”….what one appreciates, appreciates… recognizing and nurturing the positives … Nurturing Thursdays

~ ~ noticing, nurturing and encouraging positive qualities in oneself and others ~ I created an “appreciation jar”  and some appreciation “pages”  last year,  to encourage myself  to become more aware of the many positive qualities that I see each … Continue reading

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Discoverying our special “doorways”…. entering with curiosity and courage, accessing, developing, enriching, sharing…. Nurturing Thursday

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Larger copy of: Doorway (to see those beautiful doors more easily) ~ ~ I created this doorway “page” many years ago, long before sharing “pages” and ideas on Pocket Perspectives, as I was trying to … Continue reading

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Living as both the potter and the clay …. shaping, shifting, evolving, transforming

~ I had created a post about “being the hammer, not the  nail…” After posting those ideas, I was really uncomfortable with the images. I realized that I actually “live” in a more subtle manner, not hammering, not pounding… (although … Continue reading

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Life is short, make haste to be kind … with ourselves and each other …. Nurturing Thursday

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Part of Nurturing Thursday, hosted at Becca’s blog, On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea.… please stop by Becca’s blog for her encouraging post and links to other Nurturing Thursday participants’ … Continue reading

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