Tag Archives: Gratitude

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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“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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Little drops of water, little grains of sand…little deeds of kindness, little words of love…

~ ~ ~ My mother used to recite this little poem to us, when we were little… a special sentiment… encouraging and nurturing kindness, generosity and love, reminding us to nurture ourselves and each other as we all travel through … Continue reading

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Oh look…..”Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations….”

~ ~ ~ Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them where they lead. ~ Louisa  … Continue reading

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Ah ha! The mouse got the cheese! …with the help of others!

  ~ Ah ha! It’s such a  special sense of “accomplishment” when we complete a difficult task or undertaking!  Wow!   Simply amazing! Being able to accomplish a difficult task might feel similar to the mouse from the children’s song  “The … Continue reading

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“Friday Wishes” …. beauty and grace….may we learn to be there…….

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