Nurturing Thurs – All of You!!

7-31-14 ALL OF YOU
The Divine is not judging you.  The Divine loves you in ALL your glory.

Now it’s time for you to love yourself.  EVERY single part matters.

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Laurie’s Gentle Healing Notes
Pocket Perspectives
Jacqueline King
Meg Evans
Carol Carlisle

Inside the Mind of Isadora
Crowing Crone
Hugmama
Mazeepuran

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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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9 Responses to Nurturing Thurs – All of You!!

  1. Yes, indeed. We must LOVE ourselves and the blessings we are.
    Beautiful …!!!! 😊
    Izzy
    p.s. missed last week but it was a bit hectic. I’m running to catch up as fast as I can.
    Thank you for always hosting the Nurturing Thursday posts.

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  2. I am taking a little break from writing Laurie Notes but I couldn’t miss Nurturing Thursday. 🙂
    Yes, to loving all of us. ❤
    http://lauriesnotes.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/the-power-of-one-2/

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  3. I try, I really try to love myself but there are always little bits that need attention.
    Here’s my post for today.
    http://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/nurturing-thursday-celebrate-what-you-are-harvesting/
    Happy Thursday!

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  4. Pingback: Nurturing Thursday: Celebrate What You are Harvesting | Light Words

  5. Meg Evans says:

    YAY! I could feel the positive energy coming off this post as soon as it opened in my browser!

    Here’s my entry for this week: http://megevans.com/2014/07/31/everyday-gambling-nurturing-thursday

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