Tag Archives: Meditation

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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Nurturing Thursday…simply offer….compassion, love and an abundance of positive qualities

~ ~ simply….offer with good motivation and intention in whatever we do ~ ~ simply offer nurturing…offering…sharing loving kindness, compassion, rejoicing in positives, equanimity ~ ~ ~ simply offer nurturing, offering, sharing generosity, patience, ethical choices, joyful effort, concentration, wisdom … Continue reading

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“Foundations of Well-Being” Rick Hanson’s 12 month online workshop for nurturing your sense of well being

~ ~ If you plant and nurture enough flowers in the garden that is your life, you won’t have to worry about “weeds”…. the “weeds” won’t grow…. and there won’t be “weeds” to pull! ~ ~ Nurturing Thursday…sharing an opportunity … Continue reading

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Awareness…watching the activities of the mind…

“Awareness” gently observing and watching the activities of one’s own mind ~ ~ learning to become more aware of the “activities” in one’s mind thoughts, reactions, feelings, sensations stopping…stepping back…observing noticing ~ ~ “awareness”…. perhaps, a bit like calmly watching … Continue reading

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space…silence…stillness…awareness…leading to deeper understanding

~ Last month, I read some amazing ideas in Ken McCloud’s online newsletter, Unfettered Mind.  A few of the ideas, in particular, had a strong impact!   leading to a deeper and broader understanding of  “awareness” ~   ~   … Continue reading

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Today I am thankful….for feeling quietly content…Nurturing Thursday

~   ~ ~ ~  “quietly content” a very special state of heart and mind, definitely welcomed, deeply appreciated, what could be nicer? ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ May each of us notice, appreciate and nurture an abundance of precious … Continue reading

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Watering our spirits…sources of aliveness and beauty… Nurturing Thursday

My own spirit seems to have run a bit dry recently…. So…. opening up to metaphorical ideas… understanding the importance of “water”for the spirit… as essential as water is for this beautiful hydrangea… a beautiful plant that usually stands strong, … Continue reading

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