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The extraordinary power of kindness…for opening the “shutters” on our hearts

~ ~ ~ Perhaps, some days we might feel more “open-hearted”… our hearts feeling warm, loving, loved, connected and full. ~ Other days, we might feel a bit like there are “shutters” over our hearts… maybe a bit closed, cut … Continue reading

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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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“Friday Wishes” …. feeling the goodness of giving and receiving caring, kindness, good will…..

~ ~ ~ ~   “Friday Wishes” Feeling the goodness of giving and receiving… …….feelings of being cared about……. …….warmth, goodness, kindness and love……. …….appreciation, affection and nurturing……. …….gentle encouragement and support……. …….uplifting positive energy……. …….giving and receiving kindness, goodness, … Continue reading

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“Friday Wishes” …. An Irish Blessing: May the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face….

~ An Irish blessing…. ~ ~ ~ ~ An Irish blessing….a long ago gift from my aunt, a blessing that hangs above the bed, nestled warmly into a scarf, resting upon a textured tapestry of comfort…extending the wishes and blessings … 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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“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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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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