Category Archives: Courage

“Friday Wishes….” …doing whatever we can….

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Inspiration from: Nkosi Johnson, 11 years old “His big moment came in July 2000, when he addressed delegates at the 13th International Aids Conference in Durban. A tiny figure in a shiny dark suit and … Continue reading

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Speaking out for! …Standing taller for! …. dignity, civility, respect, compassion, inclusiveness!

~ Speaking out for….! Standing up taller for…! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Speaking out more loudly and more firmly for…. Standing up taller for…. ……what has heart and meaning…… … Continue reading

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Inspired to be… extending our limits….and that we did!

  ~ “one extends one’s limits only be exceeding them” ~ ~ I got this fortune in a fortune cookie … “one extends one’s limits only be exceeding them” … this summer in the mountains of New Hampshire.    We … Continue reading

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Nurturing courage: “It’s good to stand on my own 2 feet…”

~ nurturing  “courage” figuring out unfamiliar situations, going  new places, taking chances on trying new activities ~ ~ And for my pockets? “pocket cards” “Pocket Perspectives” encouragement….reassurance….nurturing independence ~ More images and  related ideas: to be independent, I might need … Continue reading

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We’re weaving our tomorrows… out of our todays…may we weave well…

~ Peter, Paul and Mary sang a song, Hurry Down Sundown, with a very insightful line in it…. “Weave me tomorrow, out of today” ~ ~ I like using that weaving “symbol” to develop a deeper understanding of everyday life … 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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A heartfelt wish….the “gifts” of kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence

~ A heartfelt wish… the gifts of kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence ~ Enhancing and expanding upon that wish… words from the Louie Schwartzberg TED video Gratitude ~ ~ A heartfelt wish… as much and often as possible, that we … Continue reading

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