acceptance

“Acceptance,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of “gift and song.” I closed my eyes when I felt the energy from the collective enter my soul. Like a surge of electrical impulses, the song of a thousand melodies echoed like waves …

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“Isn’t Love, Just Love?” – A #Haibun #Haiku

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of “hate and pride.” I used the word “love,” loosely based on the word “pride.” Image Credit: Pixabay.com I have never understood why people feel the need to debate the power of love. Why …

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Acceptance: Skin-Deep and Empty Words

Excellent thoughts about love and acceptance in our world by Ali Issac on the day I had hoped would never come. Well said, Ali. ❤

Mindful Monday–Self Compassion

For me, being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to.  This week I want to talk about my path towards mindful compassion. Image credit: healthy spirituality.org Last week, many of us celebrated the idea behind compassion by …

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Do Yourself a Favor…

The other day I read the best article by Martha Beck, “To You, From You,” published in the December 2014, Volume 15, Number 12 issue of The Oprah Magazine.  Martha and I have something in common – we both have a dislike of the holiday gifting ritual found at this time of year.  Don’t get …

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The Myth of the Mom vs. the Step-Mom

In my humble opinion, the difference between a mother and a step mother is simply that a special distinction separates them. The difference is only that the mother has given birth and has care of the children, and the step mother has not given birth and inherited the care of the children. However, I believe …

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It’s All in the Name

Today’s assignment in Blogging 101 is to let readers know what inspired your title and tagline on your blog. My title and tagline is: Silver Threading – Join me in my journey into retirement, as I silver thread my way to look back, look forward, look around, and look within. When it came time for …

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Acceptance/Rejection

This weeks two words to use in some form, meaning you can use another word that means the same thing are: Acceptance & Rejection   Human acceptance – Flowers and weeds together Bombs of rejection. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com

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