Category Archives: Intention

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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“Take it easy…but continue to find a place and make your stand…”

~ ~ Ahhhh…. still learning to take it easy, while continuing to make a stand… there I stood…traveling around the West… “standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona…” (photo taken in 1974???) 😀 Some excellent advice in these lyrics ~ … Continue reading

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Creating and nurturing a “positive path”…we each have promises to keep, and miles to go before we sleep…

~ ~ Throughout the past week, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I might support my own efforts and intentions in developing a “positive path” …figuring out what personal habits might be limiting or impeding progress on that “positive … Continue reading

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