Category Archives: Intention

” 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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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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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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Flying on the wings of wisdom and compassion…Nurturing Thursday

~~ ~ ~ ~ ~ A bird needs two wings to fly. Like the bird, we also benefit from using two wings… the wings of “wisdom” and “compassion.” * ~ One wing can be represented by “wisdom”… the perspectives and … 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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Flying on the wings of wisdom and compassion

~~ ~ ~ A bird needs two wings to fly. Like the bird, we also benefit from using two wings… the wings of “wisdom” and “compassion.” * One wing can be represented by “wisdom”… the perspectives and deep insights  about … Continue reading

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Optimistic perspectives… seeing obstacles from the perspective of challenge, commitment, control

~ ~ I’m reading a book that is packed with ideas that I’m finding really helpful. The book, “Saying Yes to Change,” by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D and Gordon Dveirin, Ed.D, has lots of wonderful ideas, but one that I’m finding … Continue reading

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