Category Archives: Mindufness

” 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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Good things are happening….all the time

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Reminding and encouraging ourselves to pause, notice and appreciate the plethora of  “good things” in our everyday lives ~ To look in the direction of the good things ~ ~ Nurturing that continuing awareness of … Continue reading

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“Time is suspicious”…those pesky “subjective” aspects of time

A few years ago, an 8 year old boy came into my classroom and thoughtfully commented, “Time is suspicious!” ~ Isn’t that an astute observation? sometimes “time” seems to pass so quickly, other times it seems to drag along so … Continue reading

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Living as both the potter and the clay …. shaping, shifting, evolving, transforming

~ I had created a post about “being the hammer, not the  nail…” After posting those ideas, I was really uncomfortable with the images. I realized that I actually “live” in a more subtle manner, not hammering, not pounding… (although … Continue reading

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“Wishing you a relaxing and productive day, full of happiness and a peaceful and stable mind”

~ ~ ~ ~ This is a kind wish that I received from a friend a few years ago… a wish that’s now hanging as a “suncatcher” hanging on several windows in our home…. lighting up a special “wish…” wishing … Continue reading

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Reflecting upon… this past year and the coming new year…

~ ~ * ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Looking toward this new year… taking a few moments to reflect upon some of my own wishes, aspirations, intentions, possibilities ~ ~ Perhaps, as this new year arrives, taking a few moments … Continue reading

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“Wishing you a relaxing and productive day, full of happiness and a peaceful and stable mind”

This is a kind wish that I received a few years ago… and one  that’s now hanging as a “suncatcher” hanging on several windows in our home…. lighting up a special “wish…” wishing for a balance of …. relaxation and … Continue reading

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