BONNIEMARGAY's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BONNIEMARGAY BONNIEMARGAY's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ May we find joy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154928 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c946564c-41c2-43f0-8f45-0384fb3b778b.jpg"> Mon, 2 May 2016 16:05:01 EST May Day blessings on your gorgeous heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154149 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7e1c14a-2111-4cf9-9bea-2019f5879764.jpg"> Sun, 1 May 2016 16:33:51 EST Make today gorgeous! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153501 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2be4bb98-e247-47f2-b026-69d6553a37ef.jpg"> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:45:41 EST Wishing you grace and ease http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152946 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9ea72428-36aa-4ee8-b759-bb8abf3a80d4.jpg"> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:11:58 EST All blessings on your journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152252 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6767a260-f563-4d2a-8032-ab4b03b36137.jpg"> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:46:12 EST May we find the courage to change the things we can http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151578 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/445113df-7d07-4c08-b741-060fd807bed4.png"> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:04:18 EST Dance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150872 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/962e0962-0971-4923-ad33-0401f64f75f0.jpg"> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:40:22 EST Begin http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150108 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0eb6e45a-9ab2-46ab-aa47-6b2e79d8ab72.jpg"> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:00:15 EST Goodnight, sweet prince. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149338 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/98bfcc0c-6514-4a10-80d8-a40e0bb3871f.png"> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:32:25 EST Live http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148686 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f5980861-5c13-4fc9-b3e1-183bc57ae87a.jpg"> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:24:13 EST Earth Day blessings to you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148128 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af43c1e6-ea23-4c43-8cb7-c9212711a6de.jpg"> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:31:13 EST Make today beautiful! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147338 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a57a5cad-313c-4513-85b3-d6b81bd4a067.png"> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:10:36 EST Do your best today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146580 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c1b48d35-1315-422b-b665-1cec856878cf.jpg"> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:03:19 EST Dance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145830 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5522cb8a-8d85-4cf0-91cc-0df28b37990d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tonight, I dance for my best friend, who lost her granddaddy today. I dance for her grief, I dance for his life, I dance because I still can. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:57:22 EST Wishing you prosperity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145046 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dc6c376c-7b1b-4447-b2bc-c72abb9a5fa5.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Congratulations on making it through tax day! Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:11:21 EST Boundaries are powerful magic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144299 "I woke up one day with a gentle heart still intact, and also a harsh and holy green beauty to guard the heart of home." ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f7329e4-648e-40e9-afe0-b8aeeb51ed1e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May our healthy boundaries grow greater than all of our suffering. May we find the courage to reach toward love, no matter how safe it feels to crumple into the scars. May we uncover all that is gorgeous about our truth. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 15:38:47 EST Wake up to love http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143665 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8ab05ea-ea00-4292-b15d-3171a33a78a8.jpg"> Sat, 16 Apr 2016 16:01:22 EST You can do this http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143004 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f30e4166-fbaf-4fbd-b65b-1a9d9801e543.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Blessings on the next step. And the next. You are loved. Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:25:04 EST Start all over again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142336 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/34d17bc6-538f-489f-9a2e-121c8183a85e.png"> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:42:05 EST Beautiful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141619 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/209319c8-ba60-4466-8ab4-28ad5e5ed26d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> "Her heart was made of liquid sunsets." ~ Virginia Woolf Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:51:15 EST Dance! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140849 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1545f351-8c3b-40b5-9deb-d63217d628da.png"> <BR> <BR> "She decided that today she would give herself the gift of dance. It didn't matter if it was flinging herself around for an hour doing the polka or just sitting in a chair for a few minutes bobbing her head to the radio. She thought, 'I will dance today because I can.'" ~ Cindy Ratzlaff <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIb6AZdTr-A&<BR>list=RDPIb6AZdTr-A </link> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:14:22 EST Wishing you peace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140026 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fde7e569-18bb-497d-b1b3-50e3055910c9.jpg"> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:24:12 EST Let's go! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139190 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7d9438ad-3ae9-4cf0-94f5-94576c67fa15.png"> Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:38:16 EST Speak your heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138588 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/97bd8af2-6348-4247-83a4-7cebc895666c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> We can do this. Sat, 9 Apr 2016 15:11:13 EST Soft http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137963 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/195708ae-28f0-487f-a5c3-f743db4301d9.png"> <BR> <BR> May we find softness in this next deep breath. May we find a bit of graciousness toward ourselves today. You can do this. Fri, 8 Apr 2016 15:23:44 EST May we find clarity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137229 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/11f5be74-009d-4ce1-903d-9ef83951cc63.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I am loving my wife through her surgical recovery, finding a place to walk my dog in the rain, and then sweating it all out in dance classes tonight. How can you live your values today? Thu, 7 Apr 2016 15:00:06 EST Blessings on your dreams http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136447 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/420d6f28-2e3d-4ffb-bdb5-817348d79767.jpg"> Wed, 6 Apr 2016 15:04:28 EST Dance! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135649 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a952d25-f0d6-4e50-ac1d-4100ea0d6d07.jpg"> Tue, 5 Apr 2016 15:23:05 EST Missing you http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134905 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/423f2a62-1dad-4ab7-b00b-7107f55f910e.jpeg"> <BR> ~ Nayyirah Waheed <BR> <BR> I remember celebrating your birthday at an ice cream social, your cheeks rosy with giggling. I am so sorry you had to go, and sorry that your suicide makes me imagine I should have had more to offer. May all beings miraculously find relief from unbearable suffering. Mon, 4 Apr 2016 16:47:05 EST Make it beautiful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6134045 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8e7c9f23-93fb-4f10-bcac-436f5229ea90.jpg"> Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:53:08 EST May we find relief http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133468 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/676ada0b-29be-46dc-93f4-e7afaf0ff8e2.png"> <BR> <BR> Made it through a doozy of a migraine today, and wishing everyone that much relief. Yes, even for suffering so familiar you stopped believing in relief for that. Sat, 2 Apr 2016 18:54:39 EST Let us be fools for love! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132648 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/83195af9-3385-43e9-bfaa-9d9e2211226a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May we be brave enough to try new things, to look foolish, to feel awkward, to fail and fail and try again so we can fail better and better. When is the last time you tried something brand new? Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:36:48 EST Grace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132155 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3bb80b06-294d-45fc-9d23-434eb0a6b37e.png"> <BR> <BR> May all beings miraculously find a sense of sanctuary this Transgender Day of Visibility and every day. May authenticity and vulnerability be met with loving kindness. May grace guide us to soften and open with curiosity, to turn peace into daily action, to be part of the change we want most in the world. Fri, 1 Apr 2016 00:36:42 EST You can do this http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131157 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4df2bda8-75e8-4cdc-9834-265fca9fd20e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May we find joy in doing our best today. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 18:36:59 EST Dance! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130231 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/06e93b82-2d26-4c56-91df-792043977af4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> May we have the clarity to find the blessings in everything. <BR> <BR> (And please take exquisite care of your feet!) Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:03:55 EST We can do it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129493 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f1220125-5a5b-497a-bc49-5b4437a042e5.jpg"> Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:06:01 EST All blessings to you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128745 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2d16acc0-c5b9-462c-a6ca-13f62230e0b5.jpg"> Sun, 27 Mar 2016 16:09:56 EST Thank you for your prayers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128124 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/835a9418-e1c2-4e4c-9e89-197f0cdc920d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thanks so much for your prayers and love and magic. When your friend Kirit hands you lemons... you follow his instructions exactly and do not have a cold after all. Now if Laura could just heal up as quickly! I have already brought her home from the hospital. Now she just needs to rest. Sat, 26 Mar 2016 16:07:59 EST Prayer request http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127489 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6373a871-22b0-4210-baf1-ed4ba3873962.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I could sure use your loving thoughts today. Might be catching my first cold in nearly seven years, while my wife is in acute care. I want to be well enough to visit her. She needs to be well enough to recover from major surgery. May all beings be blessed with the miracle of health. Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:51:08 EST Blessings on your health http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126805 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ebf999ae-b760-4647-adb3-137f6ab3d9ab.png"> <BR> <BR> If you can practice treating yourself with reverence, it is as good as loving and honoring yourself. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 16:01:33 EST So grateful to be surrounded by loving kindness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126017 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/25ada5fe-6487-44ea-95ae-da798f3d558f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Easy to forget that the very things we take for granted are what someone else is desperately praying for. Wishing you and yours the precious blessings of health and mobility. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:12:06 EST Thank you for your loving kindness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125231 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/970b5ad2-d913-4766-8f3b-48d7d4020442.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I appreciate all of your loving support while I wait for my wife to come out of surgery today. <BR> <BR> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:52:48 EST Wishing you relief http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124513 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2615b47b-7115-4a2a-b71d-097f556a0075.jpg"> <BR> <BR> No matter how impossible the suffering, may we find relief. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:59:12 EST Blessed spring! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123656 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3f266743-d860-42ef-b33e-317baf8ed903.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wishing you a miracle on the vernal equinox. May you and yours find all of the renewal and healing you can dream of, or just the strength to try again today. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 14:57:51 EST You can http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122962 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ee4e9add-6927-4766-9d92-50e14a335b1d.jpg"> Sat, 19 Mar 2016 15:05:33 EST Being mortal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122365 "In the end, people don't view their life as merely the average of all its moments--which, after all, is mostly nothing much plus some sleep. For human beings, life is meaningful because it is a story. A story has a sense of a whole, and its arc is determined by the significant moments, the ones where something happens. Measurements of people's minute-by-minute levels of pleasure and pain miss this fundamental aspect of human existence. A seemingly happy life may be empty. A seemingly difficu... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 16:52:35 EST Walk your own path http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121556 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6dbd9517-b182-45d2-b591-b822772e8c9e.jpg"> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:54:48 EST Yes, you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120750 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/70379a2f-554f-46e4-ad34-cca08f8c3f62.jpg"> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 15:41:23 EST Dance! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6119976 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8ee01848-ade9-488a-8637-2e242b079a40.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=twbuT1V5mFE </link> Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:04:06 EST Courage to change the things we can http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6119152 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6988ecc4-4c29-4722-a2d5-d1565f9c93a7.jpg"> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:45:06 EST