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7/1/17 1:36 P

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June has ended; July has begun ... the months roll on ... see the July 2017 Topic now set up!!

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7/1/17 6:12 A

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7/1/17 1:12 A

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What a cute little guy, Michelle!

grateful
~for the joys of children
~for good medical care
~for hope to balance disappointment
~M helped settled an anxiety overtaking our son
~for close family ties

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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~Martha Graham




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6/30/17 6:54 P

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Whew! June has been a long month for me, but with much happiness. The past two weeks I've been helping with the day time care of a three year old. He's been a blessing and a beastie, but brought a lot of joy into my mornings. But I am worn out! All of that is good and I am thankful for being able to help this little fellow this month and his daddy who is a single parent doing his very best.



“Fear arises when we imagine that everything depends on us.” E. Elliot


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6/30/17 3:32 P

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Today, on this last day of June, I'm grateful for all of this, and so much more:

-Doing well this week cooking at home and packing breakfasts and lunches
-Tomorrow I get to start using my new planner; here's to new beginnings
-Plans to get up early again and to the farmers' market before blackberries run out (and we'll see what other goodies I get)
-A 4-day weekend .... aaaaaaah ... some R&R coming my way
-Options, choices
-Reconnecting with a childhood friend (not seen since early teenager) at his father's funeral, with amazement how much his son looks like he did as a kid
-My sister and I finally agreeing on a 2018 date for our sister trip to the Canadian Rockies

Stephanie

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6/30/17 10:01 A

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On this Friday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for

- moving furniture
- cooler temps
- emoticon emoticon last night
- birthday treats
- getting work done
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.
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"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" Teiha


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6/30/17 6:56 A

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Gym Time!

* Met a Friend at the Pool!

* New Workout Routine!

* New Weight machines at the Gym!

* New Core Workouts!

Christopher

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Don't die from what could have been prevented ..

"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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6/29/17 11:52 P

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grateful
~for lots of time to think today
~cooler temps are wonderful
~time is coming up to visit family
~angst about eating while traveling is easing
~the allergist fit me in tomorrow

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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~Martha Graham




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6/29/17 8:23 A

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On this Thursday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- emoticon skies and cooler temperatures
- ready made office food
- good news from DH & friends who are emoticon
- standing and sitting desk
- laundry night
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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6/29/17 5:04 A

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Today I am grateful for:

* Clearance Sales!

* 4 tubes of 6 arrows each for $8.74 each (regularly $59.97 each)

* $5 backpack (regularly $24.97)

* Solar Heated Camp Shower $5 (regularly $24.97)

* Fleece Jacket $15(regularly $89.97)

* Dick's Sporting Goods!

Christopher

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"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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6/28/17 11:21 P

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Grateful this Wednesday evening for

~ feeling competent teaching class tonight
~ "aha" moments among participants
~ sweetie enjoyed her day
~ sleepy girl - heading to bed soon
~ getting car fixed before our trip
~ new clients today and tomorrow
~ all is well ... there is joy in resistance

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6/28/17 9:57 P

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grateful
~M helped with tasks today
~it feels good to tick things off the list
~Son K has been visiting Grandma on his own
~hospice care continues
~to be needed tomorrow, which sometimes feels really good

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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~Martha Graham




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6/28/17 10:31 A

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On this Wednesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- completing my director job position emoticon
- eating a fresh peach for breakfast
- a new shirt
- packed lunch
- prepping for furniture move tonight
Life is GOOD - here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react

"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" Teiha


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6/28/17 4:44 A

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Virus Protection!

* Pop-up Blockers!

* Factory Reset!

* Windows Update!

* Patience!

Christopher

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6/27/17 2:54 P

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grateful
~for long, solid sleep
~to be tackling the next room or rooms today
~to get the watering done earlier
~for luscious avocado for breakfast
~for laughter in our house

The body is a sacred garment.
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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6/27/17 1:59 P

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Today I am grateful for all of this, and so much more:

-Christopher's post showing up today!
-Quickly deciding I could get through the day without my smartphone that I walked off without this morning (encouraging that I'm not addicted beyond repair - Ha!!)
-The gorgeous array of colors in my lunch (which I did NOT forget)
-Not hurting Cleo kitty when she squirmed out of my arms this morning and landed on her side on hardwood floors 3 feet below, though it did take her 5 minutes to let me near her
-Driving to work with my sun roof open
-Soaking up these cooler temps while I can
-My health, that I never want to take for granted

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6/27/17 8:26 A

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sorry for your frustration...

On this Monday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- my first emoticon emoticon
- another beautiful summer day
- chance to emoticon @ lunch
- projects moving forward
- emoticon grilling out tonight
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react

"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" Teiha


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6/27/17 5:18 A

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I am frustrated!

I am here every day and post..yet they don't show up!!

Today I am Grateful for:


* The Gym!

The Machines!

* The Pool!

* The Swim Fins!

* The Snorkel!

* The lingering muscle pain!

Christopher

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Don't die from what could have been prevented ..

"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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6/27/17 4:32 A

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Thankful this Tuesday morning for ...

~ son had first job interview from the last spate of job applications
~ looking good for second interview
~ dinner al fresco with my sweetie - grilled salmon & asparagus, and salad - yum
~ excited to spend weekend with parents, brothers & SILs, some nieces & nephews
~ discovering Amy Siskind, depressing as can be, but important reminder
~ caught up on notes -- on to filing
~ and then to 2016 income taxes
~ ticking things off the list
~ all is well ...focusing on the good

shine
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6/26/17 11:07 P

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grateful
~for great energy and productivity today
~to receive a new planner in the mail (thanks for the idea, Stephanie)
~to be able to look ahead with both hope and confidence
~for a very satisfying day of tidying and cleaning
~dinner was especially good because of it

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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6/26/17 9:54 P

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Tonight I'm grateful for:

-Compromise; didn't have the energy to leave the house after getting home to go walk, so did 40 minutes on the recumbent bike instead
-Progress on having a bigger lunch and a lighter dinner
-A clean house
-Getting a load of laundry done (after a day of work, I'm proud of it)
-The sweet kitty girls who are always glad to see me (and me them!)
-My health, never want to take it for granted

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6/26/17 1:23 P

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Thankful this Monday afternoon for ...

~ cathartic tears
~ decent chance of rain tonight
~ laundry done for Friday trek north
~ major inroads in house cleaning so we can come home to a clean house
~ a new plan to motivate us to keep the house cleaner
~ time in the yard
~ coffee on our screened porch
~ all is well ... life is full of challenges ...no opportunies .. really the glass is half full

shine
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6/26/17 8:46 A

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On this Monday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- some surprise emoticon
- a top 10 weekend
- emoticon breakfast and lunch
- important meetings
- emoticon
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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6/26/17 12:08 A

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grateful
~to be home after a very full day "over the hill"
~for wonderful discourse, wonderings, shared food and laughter
~to no longer be tempted by food that's become a negative for me, to my astonishment
~to better accept that slow weight loss is good weight loss
~M is out, so it's extra quiet right now and that feels really good

The body is a sacred garment.
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.
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6/25/17 11:18 P

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Tonight I am grateful for:

-Having the tools to turn what started as a bad day into a more than decent one, by taking care of myself with compassion
-Still feeling comfortable getting up the ladder onto the roof to clear storm branches/twigs and clean gutters, although I did use my neighbors as a "check in" since I live alone
-Getting about 3/4ths of the roof gutters done before it started sprinkling
-Being at the bottom of a 3-cat pile-up; always a treat
-Cleansing tears
-A great phone call with my sister and scheduling a walk and talk for next Saturday
-The wonderful weather with cooler temps I totally enjoyed
-Cooking myself a good dinner, including an arugula salad with a freshly made dressing, something I plan to do more of
-Taking a short walk just as it turned dark

Stephanie

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6/25/17 3:48 P

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Grateful this Sunday afternoon for ..

~ among the best sermons I've ever heard -- holding onto joy as an act of resistance
~ incredible weather for this weekend's Pride celebration
~ liking the UU church we've visited the last two Sundays
~ seeing how they renovated the house we used to own
~ car windows open
~ getting more regular with meditation practice for the umpteenth time in 35 years
~ coffee on the porch this morning enjoying the unseasonably cool weather
~ rain predicted (so I may not have to water)
~ all is well ... life is so predictable yet so undpredictable at the same time (I love it)

shine
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6/24/17 7:32 P

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Gratitude abounds this Saturday afternoon for

~ an extraordinarily beautiful sunny,unseasonably cool day
~ fun lunch al fresco with sweetie & a friend
~ trading labor with frien -- fun doing each other's projects together
~ reactive hypoglycemic episode wasn't worse (blood sugar drops after I eat)
~ learning what and how much I can and can't eat (sometimes the hard way)
~ accepting complications of bariatric surgery without second guessing my decision
~ lost 82 pounds since surgery last July 11, more mobiity, more energy
~ all is well ... life involves many trade-offs

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6/24/17 5:44 P

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Netflix!

* My Walker!

* Ice Packs!

* Heat Pads!

* Rest!

Christopher

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Don't die from what could have been prevented ..

"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
~I-AM-TITANIUM~


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6/23/17 11:37 P

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Tonight I am grateful for:

-Perfect weather for an outdoor party I attended tonight, cooler temps with a light breeze
-Driving with my sun roof open
-Finding an iced tea tonight that I like (never before): passion fruit lime, a green tea
-The unconditional love of these three kitties who are always happy to see me come home
-Winning a raffle, a beautiful photo of trees and woods taken by one of the baristas where I get my tea
-Always, my health

Stephanie

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6/23/17 2:27 P

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grateful
~for sweet peaches to look forward to
~for a productive morning after good sleep
~that mood lifts with rest
~S is coming for some cooler fun in the mountains, as it's been 100+ at home all week
~for over 9 years of Friday night sleepovers with our first granddaughter

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6/23/17 8:28 A

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On this Friday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- the emoticon and cooler temperatures
- the last day of work for the week
- fresh peaches
- a cool weekend in which to do yardwork
- major changes in the wind
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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6/23/17 6:41 A

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Grateful this Friday morning for ...

~ it's Friday and I have a 3.5 day weekend with few plans
~ progress on notes ... hope to catch up before I go back to work on Tuesday
~ son feeling a bit more hopeful
~ helping daughter tame her worries
~ cooler temperatures for a few days
~ air conditioning turned off
~ just one week until we go to Wisconsin to see family
~ all is well .... sometimes I need to take my own advice

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6/22/17 9:24 P

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Crackers!

* Soup!

* Tea!

* Bananas

* Water!

Christopher

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"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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6/22/17 9:20 P

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Tonight I am grateful for:

-Restocking basic fruits and veggies from Trader Joe's last night; holding off for Saturday in hopes of blueberries and blackberries straight from the farmers
-A 1-hour webinar today at work; I was able to close my office door and walk in place (high knees and toe touches) for 45 minutes! Win-win ...
-Working from home tomorrow with the kitty girls
-My favorite coffee/tea house having a party tomorrow night for their regulars and Edible Arrangements (2 doors down) kicking in with donations (chocolate dipped fruits!!)
-Plans to hit an upscale secondhand clothing store tomorrow; I love recycling clothes rather than paying for new ones as much as I can
-Always, my health, which I never want to take for granted

Stephanie

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grateful
~for a stay at home day
~to be inspired at times by others' enthusiasm
~to be thinking ahead (liking the idea of a detailed planner, Stephanie)
~for slow weight loss continuing
~to have a stubbornly hopeful outlook

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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~Martha Graham




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6/22/17 8:58 A

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On this Thursday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- time to emoticon my breakfast and lunch
- fresh peaches

- emoticon skies
- a chance to emoticon before the temperatures emoticon
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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6/22/17 6:04 A

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Giving thanks this Thursday for ....

~ getting ever-closer to the five-day weekend of July 4
~ my 88 year old dad has an appointment with a cardiologist
~ time to water and stake tomatoes this morning before I see clients
~ recognizing I have many alternatives
~ central air conditioning
~ all is well ... life's full of twsts andt turns


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6/21/17 11:47 P

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Rest!

* Relaxation!

* Tea!

* Heating pads!

* ASL Lessons

Christopher

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Today I'm grateful for all of this, yet so much more:

-Writing skills garnered over the years, now using them more creatively than ever before
-Thought processes centering around July 1 start with my new (and very cool) spiral bound July 2017 - June 2018 goal planner (tools4wisdom.com)
-An upcoming 4-day holiday weekend for which I'm planning an at home retreat for myself
-Recall of mind mapping skills learned in MBA program that will tie well into this planner and its many uses emoticon
-Trying to focus my focuses emoticon
-Realizing I'm far happier when music, writing and the arts are in my life
-Always, my health and my desire to live a balanced, healthy lifestyle with an eye toward constant improvement

Stephanie

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On this Wednesday afternoon, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- emoticon
- oatmeal
- getting my walk in before emoticon
- taking care of business
- getting tickets to watch emoticon and see the total eclipse @ the same time!


"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" Teiha


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With deep gratitude, I give thanks this Wednesday morning for ...

~ a beautiful day yesterday -- moderate temperatures, low humidity and sun shine
~ getting started on a project I've been avoiding
~ sweetie surprising me with a tasty dinner when I got home last night
~ sharing about our days over dinner
~ solar powered "fountain" in our bird bath makes me laugh in the rare times it works
~ fresh basil and mint in my salad
~ going to bed early because I was tired
~ all is well ... there is peace in remembering everything is imperament

shine
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grateful
~for cool air blowing in after a warm day
~there's a break in the heat here in the mountains
~for a beautiful gathering of kindred spirits this evening
~for the way singing can open doors inside
~to feel relaxed enough to sleep, after almost none last night

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It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
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6/20/17 11:18 A

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On this Tuesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for

- a 3 day weekend, it was supposed to be 4, but 2 half days of important work intervened...
- the front yard weeded and trimmed
- 18 holes of glorious emoticon with DH Sunday
- moving projects forward
- more blessings than I can count (including some fabulous weather)
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while I learn to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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Grateful this Tuesday morning for ..

~ My son will get BS after 11 years hiatus. I am proud he decided it was worth it.
~ first cup of coffee
~ kitty and I have a morning ritual -- she comes first (or else)
~ cool morning air
~ tomatoes full of blossoms -- first tomatoes starting to form
~ the flowers at the front of the house
~ plans shaping up for July 4 weekend with family
~ all is well ... the journey continues

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Spark People!

* ThanksGiving Community!

* Your Support and Inspiration!

* My Blog as a Featured Blog Post!

* Humbled!

Christopher

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Don't die from what could have been prevented ..

"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
~I-AM-TITANIUM~


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Grateful this Monday afternoon for...

~ Ann's affirmations
~ opportunity to help my son -- wrote 8 each cover letters & resumes
~ cooler temperatures and air conditioning off
~ farmers market yesterday
~ tasty cantoulope for lunch -- tomato, cucumber and avocado salad for dinner
~ stocking up on groceries today as the larder is empty
~ committed to cooking more healthy, more frequently
~ Maha made it to the Bahmas after much angst
~ all is well ... life brings many twists and turns

smile
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Today I am grateful for:

-Ann's amazing ability to focus on something inspiring in each of us!! Thank you!
-Getting the yard cleared from both Friday/Saturday night storms, including some impressive use of my hand saw
-Great neighbors
-Loaning one of Beth's amps to a friend that B loved (and played music with) for a project said friend is working on, putting it to some good use
-Having a workplace cafeteria, with lots of healthy choices; this has saved me beyond measure many times
-Knowing what to do when I'm on a downhill slide kind of day, and usually doing it (it often involves either nutrition or exercise)
-Resources
-Always, my health

Here's to some cooler temps!!

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grateful
~for Kathy's great news and resilience
~for Sandra's caring heart and perseverance
~for Maha's intrepid spirit
~for Kaligirls's Lessons in Trust
~for Stephanie's inspiring embrace of life
~for Michelle and Mazzy's quiet presence
~for Christopher's exclamations of gratitude

so happy to be here
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The Peace of Wild Things

When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.

Wendell Berry

This Sunday morning, I give thanks for ...

~ the poem touched me this morning - thanks Maha or posting on FB
~ my dad -- stalwart, self-sacrificing, deeply caring and always there
~ my mom & dad still walk this Earth @ 84 & 88 years of age & 66 years of marriage
~ my son still reaches out for help as the dark dog of depression nips at his heels
~ the sound of rain
~ weeks of cool enough temps to turn off the air conditioning
~ sweetie's silliness and laughter
~ visited a Unitarian church this morning -- it had a good energy & we felt welcome
~ all is well ... seeking peace in the wild places

shine
sandra

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Today I am Grateful for:

* Haircut!

* Trimmed nails!

* Shave!

* Hot shower!

* Weigh-in!

* Weight loss!

Christopher

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Feeling grateful this Saturday morning for ...

~ date night and the incredible jazz of Gerald Albright last night
~ dancing without getting winded
~ sang and laughed over the phone with my son
~ parents appreciated the attempt at a video call - we'll figure it out when we visit
~ slept in this morning - evidently needed the sleep
~ lots on the to do list for the weeend
~ all is well ... taking in moments of joy

smile,
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From love the soul learns a thousand lessons that can never be learned in schools.
-- Rumi

Good morning,

So much gratitude~~

~ that in this chaotic, broken world the miracle is that love lives

~ getting a hair cut later this morning and then lunch with a friend

~ working on final packing for tomorrow morning's flight to Freeport, Grand Bahamas to join four amazing yogini women friends to retreat...and treat ourselves!

~ my body seems to be responding well to the prednisone it seems and my doc is allowing weekly lessening of dose as long as that continues

~ I got a 5-mi. bike ride in before 8am just before a brief rain pushed through

Blessed be,
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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Today I a Grateful for:

* Pencil!

* Paper!

* Compass!

* Ruler

* Mandalas

Christopher

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"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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6/17/17 1:32 A

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grateful on this Friday night....

* meeting with oncologist better than expected. NO CHEMO! Appears they really did "get it all"...
* naps, glorious naps (from someone who rarely takes one...) 1 or 2 every day!
* food tolerances improving
* no pain pills today!
* again, the experience of unexpected angels stepping up, and helping with shopping, food prep, transportation, etc.
* 12 pound weight loss since surgery!
* spa day for TigerLily...hair and nails cut, bathed, and happy!

~~~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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6/16/17 6:06 P

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good week

cold almost gone

found a great gift for a pal

plans to help a friend, single dad, with his little fellow this next week

chat with one of my boys this week

“Fear arises when we imagine that everything depends on us.” E. Elliot


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This Friday afternoon I give thanks for ...

~ the thought of a visit from Maha -- you are always welcome whenever possible
~ it's Friday and I have a 3-day weekend ahead (as I always do)
~ my son's 33rd birthday today
~ my parents' 66th wedding anniversary today
~ learning what/how to eat now that I have been diagnosed w/reactive hypoglycemia
~ accepting weight loss surgery carries a lifetime of unanticipated risks & complications
~ the increase in energy and mobility makes the surgery worth it
~ all is well ... despite feeling fragile this week

shine
sandra



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Today I am grateful for:

-Maha's presence here, and following her today (Maha - Go back to my first entry of this month's thread - your post yesterday made me smile - great minds, you know)
-Having a job and being in a good position (in more ways than one), despite big changes happening at work
-Scoring 6th row seats to see Ruthie Foster tonight with big anticipation of a soulful performance (and the joy of sharing her with somebody who had not heard of her before)
-Friday!! That means R&R coming right up ... needed
-Finally finding a reliable, reasonable and good handyperson, something I've looked for the last several years
-Always, my health!

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Acts of kindness, even in the simplest ways, are what make our lives meaningful, bringing happiness to ourselves and others.
-- The Dalai Lama

Good morning,

So much to be thankful for this morning~~

~ abundant birdsong accompanying my meditation this morning

~ seeing Sandra just below causes me shamelessly fantasize about the joy of a visit to Sandra/Rochelle for a Special Friend Hit this summer

~ pre-departure errand day with lots of planned

~ looking forward to watching Cirque de Soleil's Worlds Away DVD with my housemate today

~ a bike ride ahead -- the healing continues

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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Grateful this Thursday night for ...

~ a couch in my office (today I closed my door and took a nap)
~ cooled off this evening
~ soaking rain so I don't need to water
~ awake enough to keep eyes open for a few more minutes
~ seeing progress in my clients
~ chatted with daughter while she waited for her plane home
~ talked to son visiting Nashville
~ all is well ... life is good enough

smile
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grateful
~to think a trip to see our daughter and her littles will be possible, after putting it off waiting to feel better in general and be eating more variety
~energy and strength are improving
~to be more patient with the mysteries of "feeling good"
~to celebrate with S today on her last day of 3rd grade
~the heat has been tolerable, with the house staying nicely cool

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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.
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Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
-- A.A. Milne

Good afternoon,

It has been a satisfying day~~

~ went for a 5-3/4 miles spin on my bike this morning, getting home just before a short deluge

~ enjoyed watched Howl's Moving Castle with my housemate

~ sauteed a big bunch of kale and enjoyed it with a variety of vegetables in a delicious stir fry for dinner

~ packing preparations have begun for Sunday morning Bahamas departure (last post here will be Saturday)

~ meditation, a wonderful practice for learning to control my thoughts

Blessed be,
Maha


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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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On this Thursday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- a cool morning before a emoticon day
- emoticon
- emoticon forward on a major project (I know lessons in trust...)
- chance to emoticon @ noon
- potential for emoticon with emoticon buds
Life is GOOD - here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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Today I am Grateful for:

* Clippers!

* Chainsaw!

* Ax!

* Hoe!

* Shovel

* Tree transplanted!

Christopher

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"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
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grateful
~to be able to skip a nap today
~the house stayed cool in the heat
~to have wonderful vegetable curry soup made
~to also accomplish cooking one of M's favorites
~to know emotions don't usually last

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




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Gratitude abounds this wednesday evening for ....

~ going to bed early
~ supportive co-workers
~ new client
~ getting a diagnosis -- something that finally makes sense
~ time for a nap this afternoon
~ sweetie finished her project and is taking it easy tonight
~ all is well .... every moment brings something new

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Today I am grateful for:

-My water gardens and the birds (and squirrels and frogs and chipmunks and neighborhood cats) that play in and around it; last night I saw two male cardinals bathing
-Learning what I need to do to draw the gold finches more frequently
-Finalizing plans for Ruthie Foster Friday night in a beautifully restored old building, formerly a burlesque theater, with amazing acoustics
-Taking time this morning to share some lettuce with my two lettuce-loving kitties (their fav is spinach, but they also love red leaf lettuce, this morning's treat) - so funny
-A Groupon deal ($30 for one month unlimited) at a yoga place I've wanted to try with class offerings right up my alley; my plan for either July or August, the hotter months
-Always, my health and my mobility

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Amen Maha!

On this Wednesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- more emoticon (we can always use it in NE)
- cleaning folks
- emoticon breakfast and lunch
- getting closer to project completion
- emoticon colleagues
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in the quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow.
-- Mary Jean Irion

Good morning,

Grateful~~

~ the many songbirds that are enlivening my morning

~ Kitty Rama's antics seeking attention

~ lunch today with favorite professor-now friend

~ he has taken up soap-making and is bringing me a selection of soaps to take along as gifts to the Bahamas

~ it's not 6:30am yet and I have finished my morning smoothie prep and other morning chore

Blessed be,
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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Today I am Grateful for:

* Fans!

* Open Windows!

* Cool sheets!

* Firm Pillow!

* Rest!

Christopher

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grateful
~for the return of the Swainson's thrush and it's most amazing song
~to recognize an undesirable trend and set intentions to change it
~for wonderful roasted tomatoes, frozen during last summer's bounty
~to turn to work in the yard today as stress relief instead of food
~to have been available when an old friend really needed me

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Just a thought -- If speaking kindly to humans can help, think what speaing kindly to ourselves could do. Grateful this Tuesday evening for ...

~ daughter's presentation was well received
~ son sounds better than he has in days
~ hung pictures and loaded bookshelves
~ office feels like home
~ yummy dinner
~ cooking instead of piecing for a change
~ all is well ...life is good

shine
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Good morning!

Here to share some of my gratitude~~

~ the "up" side of the double-edged prednisone: focus in spite of my 4:30am arising

~ moving in to a 10%-per-2-wks-reduction of prednisone in only two months!

~ going to an aquatics class at the fitness center in 1.5 hr.

~ nourishing smoothie got me going this morning

~ 5-days-and-counting to take off for the yoga retreat in the Bahamas!

Blessed be,
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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On this Tuesday morning, I continue to be blessed and am grateful for
- emoticon shop just around the corner
- slow leak in the tire being fixed
- chance to emoticon from and to the shop
- first cup of emoticon
- completing phase of major project
Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.

"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" Teiha


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Today I am Grateful for:

* This site..even when my posts don't go through!

* My food choices for each day!

* Your enthusiasm that inspires me for another day!

* Your Gratitude that tell me there is Hope in all things!

* My Vision for a change!

Christopher

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Don't die from what could have been prevented ..

"Circumstances change you when you change your circumstances"
~I-AM-TITANIUM~


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grateful
~for smiles from others' posts
~for freedom to rest when needed, even though it's at times incredibly frustrating
~for the beauty of a short walk around our little neighborhood
~for safety from more big limbs crashing down in the wind
~for happy, friendly neighbors (I tend to forget this)

The body is a sacred garment.
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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Today I am grateful for:

-A simple tartine I made for brunch 2 days in a row: sprouted 8-grain bread spread with feta, topped with farmer's market fresh overeasy egg & cherry tomatoes and asparagus sauteed in olive oil & fresh oregano
-Reaping the rewards of getting up early Saturday morning: the last of the strawberries and asparagus, the first of the broccoli and blueberries (plus more amazing lettuce)
-My decision to shop at the farmer's market Saturday mornings instead of a weekly CSA bag (too much produce for just me)
-Seeing how "attitude" can clearly change action; I decided that instead of having trouble cooking again because Beth and I loved it together, I would go with knowing I can cook whatever I want for myself, whenever I want to - it's working well
-Focusing on simple things and simple food
-My loving kitty girls and all the joy they bring me in so many ways
-Seeing a big difference in a Stella de Ore bush that I deadheaded
-Always, my health; something I never want to take for granted

Here's to simple!!

Stephanie


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On this Monday morning I continue to be blessed and am grateful for

- wearing quick dry clothing to work
- much needed emoticon
- having a big emoticon to offer a colleague on his birthday
- no hail damage from emoticon storm
- DH's press announcement

Life is GOOD - Here's to Living and Celebrating the emoticon Daily and Gratefully and not letting doubt build mountains while learning to respond instead of react.
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"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" Teiha


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6/12/17 9:42 A

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Grateful this Monday morning for ...

~ son sounded better last night after phone calls & working on job applications together
~ meditating first thing this morning
~ sitting on the porch sipping coffee enjoying the yard before it gets hot
~ sweetie, just for being
~ plans for a day of running errands, sharing labor with a friend, puttering around home
~ yard and garden give me pleasure
~ off to water ....
~ all is well ... we breathe the same air the ancients breathed, connected through time



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better after a weekend of sniffles

help from dh with dust coming in our house from road construction

gift received from kids in States



“Fear arises when we imagine that everything depends on us.” E. Elliot


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Being unappreciative might mean we are simply not paying attention.
-- David Whyte

Good morning and gratitude~~

~ chi kung class this morning

~ looking forward to a good report from doc today in first app't. since diagnosis

~ meditation ahead, late but happening

~ started day with nourishing smoothie

~ 6 days until I'm in the air to Grand Bahamas Island

Blessed be,
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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grateful
~indeed, it is wonderful to be among old friends here and feel the warmth
~to hold each other and those we care about in love and light
~to feel more settled today, even as emotion remains high
~to be healthy, for the most part, in both body and perspective
~weight loss has stalled but blood pressure is staying way down

The body is a sacred garment.
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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Feeling lucky and thankful this Sunday evening for ...

~ being alive
~ able to help my son (he us letting me & I have the time, skills and desire)
~ finding jobs that interest my son & helping with resumes & cover letters
~ sharing labor with a friend - today she helped us/tomorrow I help her
~ getting my new office furniture assembled today
~ selecting paintings from our collection to put on the walls of my office
~ a just because gift from a friend
~ emails from my mom
~ all is well ... life is fragile so best to treasure the moments we have

Asking for your love, light, metta, prayers for my son, who is suffering from severe depression, and my nephew whose farm buildings were destroyed by a tornado a few weeks ago and today their crops were destroyed by hail.

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sandra

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We rise by lifting others.
-- Robert Ingersoll

Mazzy! It's been such a long time since we've *connected!* Wonderful to be right next to you in gratitude~~

~ figuring out how to plow through one of the down sides of the prednisone therapy -- INSOMNIA -- argh (Kathy warned me)

~ the most amazing stir-fry lunch dish, too delish for words!

~ an afternoon tea date with a friend

~ a 6.5 miles morning bike ride

~ Alden's Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars in the freezer!!!
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te-peanut-butter-bars/


Blessed be,
Maha

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

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

www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=3026


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Today I'm grateful for...

All that's right in my life and here.
The good health my family and I enjoy.
Forgiveness without condoning behavior.
Continuing to let go of hurt and disappointment.
A husband who cares about my happiness..
Feeling loved.
Old friends.
New friends.
Staying present.
My gratitude practice.

Kathy's example of gratitude while facing health challenges.

Mazzy


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grateful
~for friends with firm convictions
~to live in a place of such diversity
~to have an evening alone now and then
~for bright spots when it seems sad/bad/heartbreaking news is all around
~for good information gained regarding food sensitivities

The body is a sacred garment.
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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So happy to be among you all this Saturday morning when I am thankful for ...

~ meditation with my new Sangha
~ overcoming intertia to get up and go early in the morning on my day off
~ cleaning the kitchen (it was a real mess)
~ completing resumes and cover letters for two jobs my son wants to apply for
~ helping him helps me not feel so powerless to help him during this time of depression
~ assemgling furniture & putting my new office together tomorrow morning
~ finishing a project started 18 months ago today
~ a beautiful almost summer day - sunshine, not too hot & OK humidity
~ all is well ... never a dull moment

shine
sandra

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