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December 2017

100 WW 48: wildwoods


Mindfulness Monday – Giving

Wonderful image; mindful thoughts. Giving the gift of giving.

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“Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.”

~ Lao Tzu

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love,
they will bloom like flowers.”

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

*artwork created and owned by W. Holcombe, please do not use without permission.

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Christmas My Way – Redux

This is a wonderful, thoughtful, heartfelt post. Wendy is one amazing, awsome, incredible, compassionate wise woman.

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I posted this last year and I just read it again.  It made me happy.  I hope it makes you happy too.  This year, it’s Christmas my way again.

christmas-treeWhen I was 30 Christmases as I had known them changed forever.  That was the year my mother died.  Everything changed that year.  When the matriarch of the family dies the traditions die with her.  We tried to keep things alive, we had Christmas at my sister’s house as she had the only grandchild, things weren’t the same, but they were still nice.

Then there was a falling out between me and my niece.  Well not a falling out really, she got mad at me and refuses to be in my presence.  There isn’t much I can do, not that I haven’t tried, I have.  I could speculate all day what has happened between the two of us, but at this…

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mlmm wordle # 180: he(r)gemony*

mlmm tale weaver #148 dust: “all we are is dust in the wind”*

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