Nurt Thurs – Priceless

184th Nurturing Thursday


YOU are “priceless”!
Remember this!



Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Meg Evans
{Grace & Whimsy}
Indira’s Blog
Claire – Woman of Art and Mind
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Tea and Paper
Pocket Perspectives


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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14 Responses to Nurt Thurs – Priceless

  1. Renee Espriu says:

    A wonderful message that too many people, at times, (including myself)forget to pay attention to. Thanks!


  2. I’m a bit tardy this week, Becca. Hope you’ll forgive. ~~~ : – O
    I could picture so many people I know (men and women) who sell themselves short. I love the way these words give a power punch to anyone reading. GREAT Nurturing …
    Namaste, Izzy 🙏


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  4. Grace says:

    A great message, Becca! Here’s my Nurturing Thursday entry for this week:

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Meg Evans says:

    Yes, if we don’t take care, it’s all too easy to end up with a big heap of stuff that no longer serves us!


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  7. ksbeth says:

    excellent advice –

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Rupali says:

    Wow. Great reminder when I need it most. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  9. Greta says:

    How could I disagree? So true.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. Claire says:

    Wow, quite a message! If it’s OK, Becca, I’m writing small stones in June (last year, I made collages), so I’m sharing today’s here 🙂


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