Tag: courage

looking forward

I recently came across a wonderful set of cards that serve to both highlight and showcase the beauty in our world, as well as to inspire with thoughtful words for reflection and contemplation. Each card has a theme printed on a picture of a… Continue Reading “looking forward”

circles, ovals and infinity

Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. – Albert Schweitzer I remember, as a child, a little game in which we all held hands in a circle, sang a little song as we… Continue Reading “circles, ovals and infinity”

leading ourselves

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained. – Helen Keller Each of us is responsible – individually – for ourselves. We lead ourselves, whether or not… Continue Reading “leading ourselves”

the beauty of poetry

Dear Readers… I hope this post finds you well, as you continue to navigate this period of time we are experiencing collectively. We are finding our way forward in different ways. For many of us, writing is one of the tools we have and… Continue Reading “the beauty of poetry”

what we cannot see

Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. – Elizabeth Gilbert It can be said, that some among us fear that which we cannot see. It can also be said, that… Continue Reading “what we cannot see”

upside down

Dear Readers… I feel sure that many of you are watching the news…and are keeping a safe distance from it. A steady diet of it is not what any of us need. This is a time when our ability to observe the world, our… Continue Reading “upside down”

unmoored

“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.” ― Andre Gide It may seem odd that I would begin a post with this quote. However, where we are, collectively in this part of our… Continue Reading “unmoored”

small things

On my desk sits a quote on a piece of pottery that is cradled on a small stand. Made by a local beloved potter, it is a special piece. I am a lover of quotes and when I saw this one years ago, it… Continue Reading “small things”

courage and it’s companion – pain

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  – Socrates I watched and listened to and Demi Lovato’s performance on the Grammy Awards the day following the performance. Listening to the lyrics, the simple music accompanying her voice, and feeling the… Continue Reading “courage and it’s companion – pain”

sitting in darkness

  The world feels very dark to me these days. My concerns are many and my feelings…raw. I look at the trees, slowly changing color, and realize that nature in the northern hemisphere is moving through shorter days and longer nights…more darkness. Enjoying the… Continue Reading “sitting in darkness”

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