Nurturing Thursday – What Matters


8-29-13

What are YOU going to do next?
Make a difference in your life today …
take those necessary steps to loving YOU!

 

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Laurie’s Notes
Jacqueline King
Crowing Crone Joss
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Pocket Perspectives
Carole Carlisle
Staying Focused  and  Sky Writing

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What is Nurturing Thursday, you ask?

In this amazingly competitive society of ours, how many of us truly feel good about ourselves? How often do we extend to ourselves … the same courtesies, considerations, nurturing, forgiveness and understanding we would a loved one, a friend, or even a stranger?

Our culture tells us we need to be special and above average to feel good about ourselves. Yet, it is not possible for all of us to be above average at the same time. Don’t we usually know of someone richer, more attractive, “more together” or successful than we are? Even if we discount the material aspects and consider the more spiritual facet, don’t we know of those who seem more at peace, more aware or living in the moment. Even when we do manage to feel a strong sense of self-esteem or self-confidence, we are not able to consistently hold on to it. For most, our sense of self-worth bounces around like a ping-pong ball, rising and falling strongly tied with our latest success or failure.

In an effort to eliminate labeling ourselves as “good” or “bad”, and clearly accept ourselves with an open heart … to treat ourselves with the same kindness, caring, and compassion we would show to a good friend … I would like to incorporate more self-compassion and self-kindess in my life.

To “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy” … I am dubbing Thursdays as Nurturing Thursday … a spin-off of the suspended Occupy Blogosphere started by Amy of SoulDipper.

If any of my readers are interested in joining the nurturing, I applaud and welcome you to do so … the more the merrier!!

 

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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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13 Responses to Nurturing Thursday – What Matters

  1. I am so glad I happened upon your blog today. I needed to hear these words. Blessings! I cannot wait to read more.

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  2. Renee Espriu says:

    Inspiring words, Becca. Hold that thought. Angels incoming for you and your mom.

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  5. Becca, I posted this yesterday because I need to but I think it qualifies for a Nurturing post http://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2013/08/28/wonder-wednesday-staying-focused-in-time-of-change/

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  6. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday – I ask my heart – - Laurie's Notes

  7. love your topic, have fun..

    🙂

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