A jar and a heart

February 14, 2014 by  
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Let the love in. Be open to receiving. It is there for you. You’ve got to trust that. Let it in. 

It is not thoughts that matter

February 7, 2014 by  
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“It is not thoughts that matter, but hours of silence and the precious dimension of existence which is otherwise completely unknown, certainly unknown when one thinks, or mentally speaks…or even writes. It must simply be seen, and is not seen until one has been sitting still, alone, in its own utter obviousness.” ~~ Thomas Merton, [...]

Every now and then go away

February 1, 2014 by  
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“Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen.” [...]

Make a simple Gratitude Jar

November 30, 2013 by  
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It is really simple to make a Gratitude Jar. I learned how to make a Gratitude Jar from my friend, Diane Carden. I like to use old or new canning jars for my Gratitude Jars but any kind of jar will work as long as it has a wide mouth. You can recycle one right [...]

Take time to “see” the flowers

October 30, 2013 by  
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“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.” ~~~ Georgia O’Keeffe You may wonder why I post lots of pictures of flowers — they are all from my own garden or my mom’s — who is 91. I [...]

Notice what gives you peace

October 9, 2013 by  
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My darlings have returned for yet another blaze of beauty this evening. They serve as reminders once again to: Keep focusing on things that give you pleasure, peace, and serenity. Things that make your heart jump with joy. Things that make you sigh in the best of ways. Things that make you pause, things that [...]

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