November 1st -- 2:25pm
PS -- I just found this link about Gratitude Journals and Why They Work and figured it might be a useful addendum here. Check it out if you wish ... or not. :)
6th Blog Blast for Peace
November 5, 2009
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Barbara De Angelis
"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." Rumi
"I believe I'm here to speak my truth and that's all I have to do. I don't have to make people understand it... I just have to speak the truth." ~Anne Wilson Schaef
"A woman is like a teabag-only in hot water do you realize how strong she is." Eleanor Roosevelt
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever."
"...We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us. ... And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others." Nelson Mandela
“Each of us has that right, that possibility, to invent ourselves daily. If a person does not invent herself, she will be invented. So, to be bodacious enough to invent ourselves is wise.” - Maya Angelou
“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.”
"A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place, but a seed to be planted and to bear more seeds toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea." ~ Henry David Thoreau
I am a
"The greatest contribution that you can make is the aliveness that comes from simply being yourself, living, your truth, and doing what you love. The passionate expression of who we are will heal the world." Shatki GawainUpon stepping outside this morning, I'm grateful to experience the air here at the beach smelling almost normal again though the skies remain ominously brownish-orange. Winds must be shifting. I hear the surf and anticipate a walk with Molly in a little while. Maybe we'll go to Dog Beach where she can run and play, though as I type this, the television commentator advises us to stay indoors and out of the surf, so perhaps I'll take her to a local park instead. I know she won't be happy on a leash for long. She needs to stretch her legs and run ... at least for a little while.
"Our neighbor is anyone who needs assistance, whether friend or stranger. We cannot expect to correct all the ills of the world but we can help the people with whom we come in contact. This is our spiritual service." Elizabeth Sand Turner
"I am in alignment with my spiritual responsibilities."