Category Archives: Encouragement

” 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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An Irish Blessing: May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back….

~ 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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Sharing “baskets” …. filled with kindness, caring, sharing, supporting, encouraging, offering….

~ mmmmmmmm…. what could be nicer than offering…or…receiving…. ~ ~  “baskets”…. filled with kindness sharing…offering…exchanging ….kindness….caring….offering….sharing….supporting….encouraging…. ~ What could be nicer? ~ ~ What could be nicer than…offering or receiving… “baskets” filled with kindness? ~   ~ May each and … Continue reading

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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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