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Archive for December 2014

How do you tend the garden of your heart?

In the beginning we attempt to cultivate loving kindness – Later loving kindness cultivates us ~ Steve Levine Click To Tweet       I’ve been considering love and loving kindness today. Love that comes from outside of us is a bit like a flower plucked from the garden, without it’s roots you never know…

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It’s all a matter of perspective

    “A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt   When you look at these pictures what do you see? A beautiful girl or an old hag? A vase or two faces?   It’s a matter of perspective…

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Maybe this is the beginning

  For the past six months I’ve been letting go. Sometimes it’s been an easy process by way of decluttering useless and meaningless acquisitions, at other times it’s been more of a painful peeling away of layers that included not only possessions but friends and acquaintances too. The whole thing felt like it was being…

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It’s the second arrow that screws you up

  What screws us up most is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be   The Buddha once asked a student, “If a person is struck by an arrow is it painful?”  The student replied, “It is.” The Buddha then asked, “If a person is struck by a second arrow, is…

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Tap, tap, tap

Tapping for clarity   Emerging like a wet rag from a night of broken dreams it’s so easy to begin with muted moans of  “how’m I gonna make it through the day?” Tap, tap, tap on the side of the hand …       What a difference a few minutes of EFT tapping can…

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People care … oh yes they do!

Today … what’s today?   “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realised how seldom they do” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt   Well today is the day I permit myself to truly wear my heart on my sleeve and allow this to be all about me. Blimey, what a concept.…

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A little appreciation can lift your day, week … life!

  This truly amazing image ‘Gentle Kiss’ taken by Paula Fenton says it all for me. Love, connection and nurturing at a primal level is everything we need.   1. Trust in the beauty and generosity of the human spirit.   I’m learning more and more that opening your arms and heart to another gives…

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