“To give someone a blessing is the most significant affirmation we can offer.” ~Henri Nouwen
Who do you know who could use a blessing today?
It doesn’t have to be a formal ceremony; it’s actually as simple as wishing them well. That simple gesture is a gift that keeps giving in the affirmation it offers.
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“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” ~Alain de Botton
Our “successes” and “failures” don’t always matter as much in the grand scheme of things as our ability to bounce back from whatever life throws at us.
How resilient are you?
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What hurts you, blesses you.
Darkness is your candle.
Your boundaries are your quest.
What blessing can you find hidden in whatever darkness you are facing? Don’t dismiss what hurts you. Instead, dive deep to find what it can teach you.
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It would seem that, quite possibly, the ultimate measure of health in any community might well reside in our ability to stand in awe at what folks have to carry rather than in judgment at how they carry it. —Gregory Boyle
There is greater compassion in honestly witnessing the burdens those around us carry than there could ever be in judging them for how they carry those burdens.
(This applies to how we look at ourselves and our own burdens as well.)
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“If you resist change, you resist life.” ~Sadhguru
There is no growth without change. Life at its fullest comes from embracing change to fuel our ongoing growth.
How do you respond to change?
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