Nurt Thurs – You are the Light!

150th Nurturing Thursday



Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Meg Evans
Tea and Paper
Pocket Perspectives
Woman of Art and Mind
Jacqueline King
Inside the Mind of Isadora
To Wear a Rainbow
Laurie’s Gentle Healing Notes



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-kindness in my life.

To “give this planet a much needed shot of fun, support and positive energy” … I am dubbing Thursdays as Nurturing Thursday.

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 Nurt Thurs – You are the Light!

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  2. Indira says:

    Wow! It’s 150th and I didn’t know about it. Thanks for hosting and sharing.Lovely reminder. It really nurtures my soul.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Hi Becca,
    Wonderful reminder for all of us. Thank you for hosting.
    Izzy 🙏🏻


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  6. Elizabeth says:

    Hi Becca, lovely quote, a reminder that we should take care of us. Thanks for the email. Here is my link:


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