Category Archives: Encouragement

Sharing blessings with each other… nourishment, clarity, fluency, protection and love…

~   ~   ~ “Beannacht” the last few lines from a lovely blessing by John O’Donohue …….simply lovely…….   ~ ~ May the nourishment of the earth be yours, May the clarity of light be yours, May the fluency … Continue reading

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Flying on the wings of….. kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence

~ A  wish… that we may fly on the wings of….. kindness, appreciation, compassion and persistence ~ ~  Expanding upon this wish… with words from Brother David Steindl-Rast, from his beautiful and inspiring video “A Good Day” ~ “So these … Continue reading

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“Friday Wishes” …. feeling the goodness of giving and receiving caring, kindness, good will…..

~ ~ ~ ~   “Friday Wishes” Feeling the goodness of giving and receiving… …….feelings of being cared about……. …….warmth, goodness, kindness and love……. …….appreciation, affection and nurturing……. …….gentle encouragement and support……. …….uplifting positive energy……. …….giving and receiving kindness, goodness, … Continue reading

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“Pausing…noticing…appreciating…being grateful…” Nurturing Thursday

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Part of Nurturing Thursday, hosted at Becca Given’s blog, On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea. Please visit Becca’s blog for her Nurturing Thursday post and to … Continue reading

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“Friday Wishes” …. An Irish Blessing: May the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face….

~ An Irish blessing…. ~ ~ ~ ~ An Irish blessing….a long ago gift from my aunt, a blessing that hangs above the bed, nestled warmly into a scarf, resting upon a textured tapestry of comfort…extending the wishes and blessings … Continue reading

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But….but….but….what about the way it’s “supposed to be” ???? …learning to accept and let go

~ ~ A few years ago,  I realized that if I wrote, produced, directed  and “starred” in a movie  about some of the ways I was living my life, it might be titled….. ~ “The Way It Is Supposed To … Continue reading

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“Friday Wishes” … light and inspirations for motivation, strength and steadiness… as we’re “retrofitting” our personal foundations

~ ~ ~ ~ I’ve REALLY  been needing to “retrofit” my own “personal life-foundation” throughout the past few months! I’ve been feeling a bit like I’ve been living in the midst of a “life quake”…and my “personal foundation” has felt … Continue reading

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