Category Archives: Courage

” Everything is interconnected and we have infinite influence, yet no control”

~ A quote, below, from Dungse Jampal Norbu… wisdom that I read several years ago Insights that I had printed out and taped under my computer monitor, beneath our kitchen cupboard doors and onto several walls of our home…. such … Continue reading

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Spring renewal wishes…for increasing senses of resilience, revitalization, regrowth and well being

~ ~   ~   ~     ~ Several years ago, during a very personally challenging time, I found these Well Being and Resilience points on the Mayo Clinic website. I thought that the points might be helpful so … Continue reading

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But…but…but…I don’t really know what to do in these emergency times….

~ ~     ~   ~ ~ ~ ~     ~   ~ ~ ~ ~ ~   ~ ~   Part of Nurturing Thursdays, hosted at Becca Givens’ blog On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea     … Continue reading

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“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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