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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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“Comings…and…goings”…. appreciating warmth, love, friendships…..

~ ~ Ahhhhhhhh….the many  “comings and goings” in our lives…the continuing and continual “comings and goings” of situations, circumstances, people, friendships, connections. ~ ~ Much of the time, at least for me,  life seems quite steady, consistent and stable… living … 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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“Friday Wishes”…to develop my abilities to “Stop, Step back, Reflect, Transform…”

~ ~ ~ ~   ~ ~ Noticing negative thoughts, feelings or reactions…. and then…. stopping…stepping back… evaluating….reflecting…using good reasoning…transforming ~   ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~   … Continue reading

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Nevertheless…. SHE persisted… WE persist in all walks of our lives…walking with compassion and love…

~ ~ ~ ~ “Women Have a Key Role in Ensuring Global Peace” ~ ~ ~ Encouraging excerpts from that  article: ~ ~ ~ The whole article… quite remarkable ideas! ~ ~ ~   ~ ~ Elizabeth Warren… a determined, … Continue reading

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“If you needed me…..I would come to you….” ….compassion, kindness and care….

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~   ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Youtube video of  EmmyLou Harris and Don Williams singing the lovely song  “If I needed me, would you come to me”   https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=QHoAg-LlVVM ~ ~ … Continue reading

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