Archive for December 2014
How do you tend the garden of your heart?
[bctt tweet=”In the beginning we attempt to cultivate loving kindness – Later loving kindness cultivates us ~ Steve Levine” username=”SallyCanning”] 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 how…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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 … [bctt tweet=”What a difference a few minutes of EFT tapping…Read More
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.…Read More
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…Read More