Daily Archives: June 27, 2013

Climbing our own “ladders” of possibility… living with inspiration, determination and possibility

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Ladders of possibilities  Carleton Road

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Kathy’s 96 year old Aunt Okie (link to Okie’s blog: 96 years old and still writing ) recently wrote up a recollection about an experience from when she was in her 80’s… a simple little experience that I think provides inspiration to those of us seeking to live with continuing, expanding possibilities… enriched goals, inspirations and aspirations…. not living with limitations of what we perhaps might not be able to do…rather with the open “possibilities” of what we can do… right now, this minute, this month, this year… creating our own “ladders” of possibility…whether simply adding a little “E” to a road sign or undertaking major shifts in life…

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As you read, perhaps keep in mind….
….possibilities….

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Ladders of Possibilities Carleton Road Meredith NH written by Okie Howe

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Can you believe that? What a sense of purpose, independence, creativity and determination!  And, that pleasant, older gentleman friend? He held the ladder while Okie, in her 80’s,  climbed…

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Nurturing “self kindness” and “self compassion”

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Many of us are generously nurturing and encouraging others,
but perhaps we’re not as aware of how important it can be to nurture ourselves, too?
Stepping back and reflecting…
realizing the many benefits
of offering increasing kindness and compassion to ourselves…
Perhaps, the kinder and more compassionate we are with ourselves,
the more nurturing, accepting and encouraging we are with ourselves….
the more content and happier we’ll be…
and the more that will spread to and benefit others, too.

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self compassion self kindness nurturing qualities

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This post is part of “Nurturing Thursdays” from Becca Givens Blog. Please stop by Becca’s blog for her “Nurturing Thursday” post and links to other participants’ nurturing posts

Related Pocket Perspectives images and posts:
5 Good strategies for developing more self compassion  “A Wide Angle Lens: 5 simple steps for developing greater acceptance…

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