I still have a long way to go...life wisdom quote Monday Mantra 163 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

“I still have a long way to go, but I'm already so far from where I used to be, and I'm proud of that.” ~ Unknown This quote has become a mantra of mine as of late as I do my best to breathe through my impatience and the frustrations brought about by things and… Continue reading Monday Mantra 163 – I still have a long way to go…

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A serene encounter with reality Thich Nhat Hanh quote Monday Mantra 162 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

“In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Sitting in and with stillness is a gentle gift, one that provides soothing relief from an often to busy world. Meditation and mindfulness provide times of stillness,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 162 – A Serene Encounter with Reality

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Welcome December and a Centering Meditation

Welcome December, the last month of the year. When time seems to wind down and speed up all at the same time. December means sparkles, Yuletide joy and holiday delights all around. It means shopping and baking and mixing and making. It means cold, mucky weather and dark, deepening nights. December is such a merry,… Continue reading Welcome December and a Centering Meditation

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents. John W. Gardner quote Monday Mantra 87 via lawhimsy
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Monday Mantra 87

"True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents."~ John W. Gardner Happiness, true happiness seems to be the goal and focus of so much of life. Happiness is bandied about as some magical, almost elusive nirvana. A potent elixir and sought after ideal of a dream.  Improving life so it's easier means… Continue reading Monday Mantra 87

I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. Henry David Thoreau quote Monday Mantra 86 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 86 – My Thanksgiving is perpetual

"I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual."~ Henry David Thoreau Thanksgiving is something that can, and should, be celebrated each and every day. Gratitude can never be expressed enough. Gratitude, happiness, and kindness all go hand-in-hand and life can never be infused with enough of any of them, indeed,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 86 – My Thanksgiving is perpetual

beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. edgar allen poe quote Monday Mantra 85 via lawhimsy
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Monday Mantra 85

"Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears."~ Edgar Allen Poe A sensitive soul is one that feels deeply, constantly, and can ache for everything it's feeling. These feelings do not limit themselves to the sad, the upset, the negative or hurting, they branch out to all feelings.… Continue reading Monday Mantra 85