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Stop! It's time to go to the February thread...

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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If it is after midnight, and no longer January, please join us on the FEBRUARY 2014 thread

Edited by: ATRANSFORMATION at: 2/1/2014 (01:43)
~~~Kathy~~~

Scales lie. Pants don't lie.
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If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you" that shall suffice. ~~~~~~ Meister Eckhart


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2/1/14 1:38 A

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Grateful tonight
- for my dad, who has been so lovingly cared for me these past four days
- that my ankle is healing and less painful...meaning I may get the cast off in 10 days (which my knee would love!
- for my 11year old who successfully tested (partially completed) for her red belt tonight. Her strength and self discipline are amazing
- for the .25" rain...first time lawn has been watered since December 1. Car is clean (has not been washed for 2 months either
- that my dad, and some of the other Southern Californians I know, are beginning to "get it". There is NO water in northern CA...and strict cut backs/conservation is everyone's responsibility.
- for Tiger Lily celebrating her first birthday today, and being very grown up last night by going potty in the rain. First time ever!

~~~Kathy~~~

Scales lie. Pants don't lie.
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If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you" that shall suffice. ~~~~~~ Meister Eckhart


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2/1/14 12:22 A

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yes, Stephanie..central heat, wood heat any kind of heat!
grateful for all safe travels
and a weekend ahead!

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can."
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1/31/14 11:47 P

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Tonight, I am grateful for:

-Central heating, for sure
-Clean blankets for the bed
-Silly, fun, loving kitties and treat rituals
-Candid discussion with appreciation of same
-It's Friday, so I don't have to jump out of a warm bed so early in the a.m.
-A massage scheduled for tomorrow afternoon
-Doing OK on the drive home from work (lots of black ice, wrecks, etc. - I just worked late past the rush hour traffic, but hope it's not terrible tomorrow when I have to drive to the massage
-My warm bed

Goodnight all,
Stephanie

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I am back home after a whole month at my Moms and I am totally drained and its just 28 short days till I have to go again. Grateful to be home. Sad to be going to a funeral of a dear friend tomorrow RIP dear Tree I know your with God and finally out of pain but in your 47 years you were loved and gave love and music and song

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Music!

* Movies!

* Documentaries!

* Tutorials!

* YouTube!

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse."

Stephan Dolley Jr.

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1/31/14 2:37 P

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Today I am grateful for:
~ following Maha and waving down the page...
~ everyone here and all you share
~ "hugs" from Lula (even though she's a dog, she totally knows how to hug)
~ getting good feedback on several fronts
~ yellow split pea soup thrown together quickly, simmered a long time, yummmmmm
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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1/31/14 12:01 P

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What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset.
-- Crowfoot, a leader of the Blackfoot nation

~ wonderful chat with dear friend Sandra this morning

~ in three weeks I drive to St. Louis to visit Sandra and her partner for the weekend

~ thought of the perfect thinking-of-you-with-love for my BFF post-surgery

~ Robert supporting Robin's wellness by accompanying her to Fitness Center to fill out paperwork on Christmas gift of membership from parents

~ off to see old friend this afternoon, accompanied by young friend!

Blessed be,
xox
Maha


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It comes from an indomitable will.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Never eat more than you can lift.
-- Miss Piggy

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1/31/14 9:44 A

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Thankful for...

- amazing outpouring of support and encouragement

- watching my "village" grow

- remaining true to myself on a project that's important to me



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1/31/14 9:38 A

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On this Friday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- emoticon appointment @ the Med Center
- DH for driving me there
- a light dusting with hope for more emoticon we need moisture
- dinner with friends
- Chopra emoticon playing in the background

Life is GOOD - Here's to living it!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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1/31/14 9:37 A

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~keeping up with studies
~hearing of new nephew's birth
~some more sorting finished; church flowers cleaned and put away
~good sleep
~hearing about the thrushes that distinguish between my two dogs; only when our bird dog walks under the nest, they swoop down to get her to leave!
~it's lunchtime and I am hungry
~a new blog
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I am slaying dragon after dragon!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake [for what is right], you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled. 
1 Peter 3:13-14, NKJV

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On this Friday morning, I give thanks for ...

~ went to doctor. got medicine, feeling some better
~ a doctor who listens
~ an employer who encourages me to stay home when sick
~ a supportive, loving partner
~ Vietnamese soup for dinner last night
~ coffee tastes good this morning ... first time this week
~ all is well ... life is good

Shine,
Sandra

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On this Thankful Thursday I am blessed...

~All your beautiful gratitudes
~healthy houseplants multiplying like Topsy
~beauty of the birds at the feeders
~clearing out some spaces
~feeling at peace with myself and with the future

~May you find peace and happiness in your life!

"If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place. Stop leaving, and you will arrive. Stop searching, and you will see. Stop running away, and you will be found." ~ Lao Tzu
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1/30/14 10:57 P

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Thankfulness Thursday!
a run in the early morning snow with two dear friends
tonight, hearing my son discuss poetry with his dad in the other room
joining in as he read a sonnet, remembering the lines by heart.

' Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/
16110#sthash.36QpNzQ7.dpuf

Ah Keats!

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can."
-- H.H. the Dalai Lama
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Tonight, I am grateful for:

-The wonderful organization called Turning Point with so many great programs for people with chronic illnesses and those who care for and support them
-An amazing meditation group there tonight
-Hot chai tea with almond milk and honey, the perfect ending to meditation
-Warmer temps today
-My new intrigue with taking stairs; today I took NO elevator at any point at work!!
-My FitBit and how motivating it can be; yesterday I got an e-mail from FitBit with a 50-flight badge; today I'm at 42 flights and finding myself wanting to walk up and down our steps in the house to hit 50 again!!! LOL Nothing wrong with this at all ... !!!

Goodnight all,
Stephanie

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And then there crept a little noiseless noise among the leaves,
Born of the very sigh that silence heaves.
-- John Keats

Good evening,

I enthusiastically wrote gratitudes this morning, only to have them fly away into the furthest recesses of cyberspace. I lost my enthusiasm then, and only now am I returning to complete the joyful process~

~ enjoying the silence during the morning meditation time with housemate Robin

~ wonderful, lengthy phone conversation with my dear Latina sister, Adelaida, celebrating her 50th today (we've been friends since 1997, the first year I went to Ecuador

~ roasting beets and lovely greens cleaned and ready to saute

~ Pacific Foods Organic Creamy Tomato Soup, one of the few packaged foods that I enjoy

~ at my request my creative writing professor loaned me a copy of his book, Days On Fire, John Vanderslice, historical fiction about VanGogh, which I'm looking forward to reading

Blessed be,
xox
Maha


Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Never eat more than you can lift.
-- Miss Piggy

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1/30/14 8:35 P

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borrowed blue car, something borrowed - something blue!

smooth American highways

good counseling session for my teen boy and me

stop and purchase at my fav dept. store

happy family

another snow day tomorrow

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance." {Kahlil}
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Today I am Grateful for:

* Teams!

* Posts!

* Blogs!

* Goodies!

* Spark ! !

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse."

Stephan Dolley Jr.

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1/30/14 2:28 P

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Thankful for...

- an unexpected outcome

- a chance to watch my DS10 shine on the stage at his band concert last night

- watching my hubby be a great "cheerleader"!

- learning to allow my grown-up child to be a grown-up, even as I twitch with wanting to jump in at times. Giving her the grace and space she needs...(or at least trying)

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Today I am grateful for:
~ all of YOU who posts gratitude on challenging days
~ singing Kurt Weill
~ singing in general
~ Janet Baker
~ this quote shared by Maha on the other thread:
That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. -- Simone de Beauvoir
~ more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Struggling to give thanks today. This Thursday morning, I give thanks for ....

~ sinus infection is not getting worse
~ slept until 10:00 am
~ oatmeal
~ lost another 2 pounds
~ Skyped with daughter last night ... she makes me laugh
~ all is well ... life really is good (despite my whining)

Shine,
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On this Tuesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- a 'pennies from heaven' day! emoticon
- learning that 'trust' really works...
- emoticon outside and on our yet unnamed emoticon
- lunch with my teammate
- cleaning the hot-tub yesterday and emoticon tonight

Life is GOOD - here's to living it!


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“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

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~a good walk yesterday
~improved mood
~enlightening moments throughout the day clarifying some things
~wonderful sleep
~much reading completed, now moving on to a DVD and workbook
~altho feeling pressured about studies, I am working my way through
~just realized that the loud music from the neighbors has stopped
~the visit of a little yellow birdie as I was meditating and reading Scripture, he is called a Tirri here, a Common Tody-flycatcher in English
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I am slaying dragon after dragon!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake [for what is right], you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled. 
1 Peter 3:13-14, NKJV

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1/30/14 2:53 A

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Grateful tonight for
- my dad...
- finding some really helpful things for him to do...he went shopping, fixed a great dinner for my wonderful neighbors and took the dog for a walk!
- TCM
- rain, glorious rain....though only .05" today, more is on its way
- the yard had its first watering in almost two months
- that I have found creative ways to cut back on water usage, and am challenging myself to conserve very drop I can
- the music of Shostakovich


~~~Kathy~~~

Scales lie. Pants don't lie.
~~~

If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you" that shall suffice. ~~~~~~ Meister Eckhart


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Today I am grateful for:
~ crossing 1 big item off my list
~ rest
~ tears
~ smiles
~ quiet
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Tonight, I am grateful for:

-My partner's solid integrity
-That nobody was hurt (and even cars not seriously hurt) when she had a small accident today, misjudging the turn into the parking spot
-Open, honest and relatively calm lines of communication - LOL
-Our sweet kitties and my treat rituals with them
-Taking time out to put my "to do's" on paper, thereby lifting my concerns about remembering everything - hope to make them "to dones" before end of summer, with short- and medium- term goals along the way
-Fun lunch with co-worker/friend hearing of good news first before many others
-Warmth, in all its forms; coats, blankets, hats, gloves, central heating, car heaters, fires

Goodnight all,
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Today I am Grateful for:

* Boots!

* Hat!

* Gloves!

* Coat!

* Warmth!

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse."

Stephan Dolley Jr.

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This Wednesday evening, I give thanks for ...

~ tomorrow is Thursday and I get to sleep in
~ Saturday is a community-wide Pete Seeger Sing-Along
~ went to work after staying home much of yesterday with a bug
~ didn't fall asleep during therapy sessions today (although I could have)
~ going to bed early tonight
~ temperatures have warmed up
~ all is well ... life is good

Shine,
Sandra

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On this Wednesday afternoon, I give thanks for:

* my sister, who sends me news from the front line of our family, where she deals with all the madness on a daily basis

* my friends, who show me how much they love me all the time though a concerned text or a kind gesture or a call to say "hello"

* a place to stay, because I seem to be in a perpetual state of transition where "home" is concerned, but I am once again blessed to have a place with a friend

* all the good choices, which help to counter the poor ones, and keep me on the road to my goals

Here's to a healthy choices kind of week for all!!!

~*~ Nicole ~*~

BTS Camp Counselor Summer 2014

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For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.
-- Carl Sagan

Hello dear friends,

My sketchy internet situation is frustrating, and my infrequent appearances lately are the result. But HERE I AM, grateful~~

~ the wonders of the internet, especially when the signal allows me to post her

~ seeing Kathy, Risa, and Rachel among us

~ I too praise the life and work of Pete Seeger, a giant among us for 94 years

~ taking advantage of monthly unlimited yoga, which for me means 3 times per week

~ wonderful interview with NASA scientist Natalie Batalha about the connection between science, love, and gratitude for life.
www.dailygood.org/story/580/on-exopl
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Blessed be,
xox
Maha


Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

Never eat more than you can lift.
-- Miss Piggy

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1/29/14 10:24 A

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Thankful for...

- a committed exercise habit (30 days now)

- new connections

- being close to my children's elementary school (and having a flexible schedule) to make not one but two trips already to the school for forgotten/needed items.

- that my little ones still want me present in their school (and thus will be making a third trip in less than an hour to work at the school store for them).

- the hubby's arms that reach for me, even in his sleep.

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I am sorry that I am having trouble focusing on positives this morning. I have an appt shortly with the acupuncturist and I am sure that will help. That does not mean that I am any less grateful for:

~said appt
~the singing chattering birds outside
~knowing my children are doing well
~studies to keep my brain active and engaged
~the habitual practice of physical exercise
~breathing in and out
~my house is clean
~I am safe
~I have good, nutritious food and potable water
~a gerbera daisy is lifting its head toward the sunshine
~feeling alone does not mean that I am alone
~knowing that my studies and God are preparing me for something splendid
~knowing that my prayers count in the lives of many
~I have some fun things planned, just for me
~my car is washed
~a recommended appt will eventually be made to check out an issue that may not even be an issue
~and you

I am slaying dragon after dragon!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake [for what is right], you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled. 
1 Peter 3:13-14, NKJV

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Grateful: for sweet sleep...been having trouble getting to and staying asleep the past couple of days, but I feel like sweet sleep has come to visit me today. I napped today after work, and I'm ready to go to bed now....!

Grateful for feeling and getting better everyday. Walking today first time with no problems, no limitations. Feeling less tired.




All is well; life is good.

Namaste,
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for days of clear thinking
and however long they will last.

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can."
-- H.H. the Dalai Lama
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Thankful tonight and always...for so many things, including
- Pete Seeger, and all that he gave to us
- my dad, who flew up to stay with me for a few days....what an honor to still have him
- that the words I submitted to honor my husband were received with such appreciation
- homemade chicken soup
- healing (emotional AND physical) continues
- brilliant inventions such as bedside commodes, crutches, walkers, and electric carts at grocery stores that make life SO much easier for those who are either temporarily or permanently disabled.

~~~Kathy~~~

Scales lie. Pants don't lie.
~~~

If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you" that shall suffice. ~~~~~~ Meister Eckhart


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snow falling

boys out of school tomorrow

picking up my 16 y.o. for early dismissal at school and his smiling face

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance." {Kahlil}
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Thankful for many blessings...

~arrived home safely after plane departure was delayed 6 hours
~airline brought in pizza and pop as we all would have needed dinner while waiting
~successful business trip with a few fun activities
~keeping a focus on healthy eating

Wishing everyone a fabulous week!

"If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place. Stop leaving, and you will arrive. Stop searching, and you will see. Stop running away, and you will be found." ~ Lao Tzu
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Today I am grateful for:
~ getting in my 1 mile walk before yoga class this morning
~ the possibility of focus, clarity and energy carrying through the afternoon
~ my cozy warm home
~ Lula's companionship
~ water
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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grateful
~for "the dawning of a healing thought"
~for help in a different form yesterday
~for restorative sleep
~to be back to driving
~for a growing sense of freedom
~for new wisdom for planning ahead

ann

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It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor.
~Martha Graham




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This Tuesday morning, I give thanks for ...

~ a warm house, warm clothes and warm car
~ a good night's sleep
~ going to work an hour later than usual
~ semi-productive weekend and caught up on sleep
~ Skype date with daughter tonight
~ son posted childhood pictures I gave him on FB ... he liked my gift
~ all is well .... life is good

Shine,
Sandra


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On this Tuesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- many opportunities to emoticon during a restless night
- the last day of the cold-snap
- a fabulous sliver of a emoticon
- lunch with my teammate
- my first cup of emoticon

Life is GOOD - here's to living it


“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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Thankful for...

- my Grammy (today on the anniversary of her death and always)

- early morning w/ DH

- watching my older kids turning into some pretty remarkable grown ups



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~yesterday's long downpour
~planning meeting with pastor's wife went very well
~freezer died, DH & BIL took it to the freezer doctor
~the dawning of a healing thought
~rewarding myself for my long exercise streak
~a good sleep
~turning on the laptop and fun photo of DD & SIL showed up on screen!
~going to drive myself to get groceries emoticon
~cool morning
~memories of my Dad and his final year that blessed me so much

I am slaying dragon after dragon!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake [for what is right], you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled. 
1 Peter 3:13-14, NKJV

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Speculation!

* Inspiration!

* Realization!

* Dedication!

* Emulation!

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse."

Stephan Dolley Jr.

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Grateful:
~Warm car to transport me back and forth from work
~Smooth drive both ways!
~The Snow Plows that plowed the highways from yesterdays snow hurricane, making my drive safer adn less stressful.
~Smooth monday workday, that is non-eventful.
~Free lunch today...our office moved offices so for the hard work we got pizza....!
~Pumpkin soup with lentils, and carrots for dinner....mmmmmm
~My sweet cat greeting me at the door.
~Doing laundry, folding warm clean clothes
~Having something to wear tomorrow...I actually planned out what so I don't have to stress out in the morning
~This gratitude thread to remind me that life is GOOD.
~My healthy and attitude is improving everyday:)

All is well; life is good.

Namaste,
Risa


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After listening to thew world's news,
I'm especially grateful or the morning poems on
the writer's almanac.

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can."
-- H.H. the Dalai Lama
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Today I am Grateful for:

*Chili!

* Clementine!

* Bread!

* Broccoli!

* Dinner!

"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse."

Stephan Dolley Jr.

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Today I am grateful for:
~ warm clothes
~ maintaining my walking streak
~ recording my breakfast and lunch with fitpal
~ good conversation with new friend last night
~ seeing a special family out together last night
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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mammogram done

all my boys in school now

whew

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance." {Kahlil}
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On this Monday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- the emoticon on a cold day
- feeling energized
- my first emoticon
- packed breakfast and lunch and dinner in the crockpot
- beating this emoticon

Life is GOOD - Here's to living it!

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things” Maya Angelou

“If you laugh you change; and when you change the world changes.” Shilpa Shah

“Joy is prayer. Joy is strength. Joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls. She gives most who gives with Joy.”
Mother Teresa (1910-1997); Founder Of The Missionaries Of Charity

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience" Teihard deChardin


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This Monday morning, I give thanks for ...

~ love having Mondays off work ... worth every hour of Saturday work
~ waking with energy two days in a row
~ a warm house despite frigid temperatures and high winds outside
~ no where to go today but lots to do
~ watching the Grammy's with sweetie
~ making a new recipe for marinated baked cauliflower tonight
~ all is well ... life is good

Shine,
Sandra

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~finished and placed floral arrangement at church
~a little reading done
~great meeting with many visitors
~a planning meeting with pastor's wife this afternoon
~slept okay
~getting exercise in yesterday; ended streak because did not time it right on Saturday; I'm ok with that; made it to 376 days so I made my point emoticon
~will get groceries tomorrow and planning a fun shopping trip for later in the week
~going to sort a drawer today
~time for a 2nd cuppa

I am slaying dragon after dragon!

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 
2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And who is he who will harm you if you become followers of what is good? But even if you should suffer for righteousness sake [for what is right], you are blessed. And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled. 
1 Peter 3:13-14, NKJV

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