Nurturing Thursday – YOU


4-30-2015

Thank you for your presence
and gift to the world!

 

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Tea and Paper
Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Mazeepuran
Carol Carlisle
Jacqueline King
Inside the Mind of Isadora

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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-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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Marco – Michelle’s Weekly Pet

 
michelle's weekly 85 - Marco
 

Michelle’s Weekly Pet Share

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Sunday Trees – 180


Sunday Trees - 180

More eyes upon us

 

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Rain – One Word Photo


One Word - 51 - Rain

Iris in the Rain


“Rain”

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Nurt Thurs – Our Path


4-23-2015

Everyone must walk their own path
– no one else’s! –

 

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Tea and Paper
Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Mazeepuran
Carol Carlisle
Jacqueline King

_____________________________________

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!!

Previous: Nurturing Thursday

Previous: Blogospheres

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Grayson – Michelle’s Weekly Pet

michelle's weekly 84 - GraysonGrayson
My NJ nephew


Michelle’s Weekly Pet Share

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Sunday Trees – 179

 
Sunday Trees - 179

 

 

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Nurt Thurs – Our Lessons


4-16-2015

Learning as we journey!

 

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Frequent Contributors – Please note: 
I am away from my computer.
Nurturing Thursday posted
automatically, but may not have
your current link attached. 

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Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Tea and Paper
Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Mazeepuran
Living with My Ancestors
Jacqueline King
They, You and Me
Pocket Perspectives
Hugmamma
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!!

Previous: Nurturing Thursday

Previous: Blogospheres

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Utah and Bones – Michelle’s Weekly Pet

 
michelle's weekly 83 - Bones and Utah
 

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Sunday Trees – 178

 
Sunday Trees - 178

 

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Nurt Thurs – Seeing Yourself


4-9-2015

You are a wondrous being!

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Frequent Contributors – Please note: 
Next week, I will be away from my computer. 
I have a Nurturing Thursday ready
to automatically publish, but it may not have
your current link attached. 

_____________________________________

Frequent Contributors to
Nurturing Thursday:

Tea and Paper
Meg Evans
Grace Notes
Inside the Mind of Isadora
Mazeepuran
Living with My Ancestors
Jacqueline King
They, You and Me
Pocket Perspectives
Hugmamma
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!!

Previous: Nurturing Thursday

Previous: Blogospheres

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Copper – One Word Photo

 

One Word - 50 - Copper


“Copper”

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