Growth

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Growth is more than a physical transformation.

It speaks to the spiritual and intellectual components that make up who we are as individuals.

Don’t be afraid to grow, to stretch yourself, to leave your comfort zone and to challenge yourself because when you do – you encourage and foster a learning environment that results in growth of mind, body and spirit.

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May each day be one gifted with knowledge, wisdom and growth.

Thank you for stopping by.  Enjoy the rest of your day.

Hustle and Bustle

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The hustle and bustle at Christmas time

Leaves us with SO much to do

In so little time

 

As we go from store to store

Looking for bargains and deals galore

To gift our friends and family

Who sometimes wished they got more 🙁

 

The hustle and bustle

Although tiring is not all bad

As we reminisce on all we’ve done

When friends and family come together to have some fun

 

The hustle and bustle

Kept our blood flowing

And our bodies moving

While our brains were ticking

Trying to make sure we forgot nothing

 

So of course, we’ve made our lists and checked it twice

Hoping to make sure this Christmas is bright

So we hustle and bustle even through our sore muscles

To make each Christmas one they remember

Long after December 🙂

 

Whatever you do to prepare for the Christmas season, don’t forget the reason for the season.  Have a safe and wonderful Christmas.

Thank you for stopping by.  🙂

 

 

As some of us make a fuss trying to ensure all Cleaning, painting, cooking and shopping

 

So much to do and so little time

 

One Day At A Time

Pleasant Good Morning to You All,

May this morning as the warm rays of the sun gently cover your body find each of  you full of life with a sense of purpose and peace as you go through your day.  May your disruptions be few and may you always have clarity of mind and spirit to overcome any obstacle or challenge that may come your way.  In Jesus name, Amen!

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One day at a time is how we learn and grow.  This is true for all of us.  From birth straight through to our adult lives and this is not limited only to our ability to move but our intellect and spirituality as well.

The thing is, no one person has ALL of the answers and those persons who have words of wisdom to share with others would have developed them from over years of learning from their own life lessons.

Each day will bring with it opportunities for growth, understanding and challenges which ultimately add up to lessons which help shape and develop us as individuals. Don’t beat yourself if you don’t get it right the first time or the even the second time.

When the situation seems bigger than YOURSELF and you can’t seem to find a way to overcome it. Pray for clarity of mind,  ask for God’s guidance and he WILL provide the answer.  You just have to listen not only with your ears but your eyes, heart and spirit.  Worrying and stressing about it will only cloud and block your ability to see and receive the very answers you are searching for.

So dear friends remember, take it one day at a time. Embrace each day as a potential lesson to be learnt. Be sure to apply a positive attitude as this would help to make your the journey much easier as you learn and grow along the way.

Make today a wonderful one.  Thank you for stopping by.

I Will…

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I will laugh whenever I can because it makes me feel good.

I will sing because that is when I truly hear myself.  🙂

I will dance because the sound of the music is pleasing to my ear.

I will listen because when I do I open the door for knowledge and wisdom to enter.

I will show compassion for others because it is the right thing to do.  If the situation were reversed I would want someone to care about me too.

I will pray because prayer soothes my soul and helps free my mind from worry.

I will help whenever and wherever I can because it feels good to give back.

I will praise the Lord at all times because he has shown me his mercy and favour even when there maybe times I don’t realise it or deserve it.

I will not make promises I know I can’t keep.

I will not make unrealistic expectations for myself or others.

I will be grateful for everything I have no matter how little it is.

I will not be complacent because that is not a good look for me. 🙂

I will actively pursue my happiness in everything I do starting with my thoughts.

I will love and cherish the people in my life who genuinely love and care about me.

I will love myself because even with the imperfect parts I am still a wonderful and beautiful person.

I will always appreciate and be grateful for my readers because they inspire me to do what I do.

It is important from time to time to list for ourselves what we want and don’t want for and from ourselves.

Have a wonderful night.  Thank you for reading.

No Matter What!

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No matter what they SAY

No matter what they DO

Always remember you’re in control of YOU

 

No matter how COLD it gets

No matter how much the PAIN seems to get

Always remember the SUN will always set

This too shall pass dear friend so no need to fret

 

And just when you think all is LOST

You’ll feel a rupture from deep within

A strange but calming feeling

Powering you, giving you that FINAL win.

In life challenges will come at us all of the time. The challenges and obstacles are only temporary so we need to hold firm and ride them out.

It’s like the weather, we have sunny days and we have rainy days too and based on where you live you might even have a blizzard or two but at the end of it all – a rainbow emerges giving us it’s beautiful light and we must all agree that is a wonderful sight.

 

 

Music Reflections Mondays #23 – Reminiscing

Welcome back to Music Reflection Mondays! Hope your weekend was delightful and that your Monday was a pleasant one.

Over the weekend I stumbled across some music that I used to listen to not so long ago and it just took me back.  It’s been stuck in my head probably because I’m just playing it repeatedly in my car. 🙂

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So what have I been listening to?  Here’s sneak peek at my playlist this week. 🙂

Do we share any favourites? I’ve been extra busy lately so I’ve been spending more time than I would like driving so to relax and not worry about all that I have to do I turn to the music and it truly helps.

Sure music won’t make our issues disappear but music can create some space in our minds that our stress and constant worrying can often dominate finally granting  us some ‘ME’ time.

Music is like the reset or refresh button for life.  When the going gets tough, get the music flowing. 🙂

Hope you enjoyed. Have a wonderful night and thanks for stopping by.

 

Christmas Vibes

It’s that special time of year, when those you love draw near

There’s just something magical about the atmosphere

That no other season can compare

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Maybe it’s the music, maybe it’s the food

Maybe it’s the beautiful decorations that get us in the mood

The presence of family and friends

Laughter and cheer is more than enough to remind us who really care

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Christmas time though is not all Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho! for everyone

For some Christmas is just no fun 🙁

As it is a reminder of those who have gone

The memories can hit us like a powerful mist

Often so strong we spend countless days trying to dismiss

 

Christmas brings us together for a few days in December

But we should always remember

We never stop loving our loved ones because they aren’t here

For they will always be special and dear

 

So never despair

Cherish the people you still have here

And let’s commemorate those who can’t be there.

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Best wishes for the season.   Have a wonderful evening.

Thank you for stopping by.  🙂