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The Ponder Days

I am just a sojourner, an artist wandering through life with a sense of wonder about it all. Come ponder with me. This year is about observation and perspective.

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Friday, December 31, 2010

FORWARD

And so...one thinks of times past,
of mistakes made,
lessons learned,
and growth thus far,
and the realization that all things
come together for the good
of the higher self ~ if only one
can recognize it as such.

Growing pains occur all through
one's life. It is pain from which
growth can spurt ~ if only one
can recognize it as such.

Loss is gain, for the spirit
becomes stronger for allowing
grieving and not hiding
from it ~ if only one
can recognize it as such.

And so...forward...to grow.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

A Beautiful Day for Exploring

A good day to look inside yourself...who knows what surprises you might find there!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Overwhelmed? Chunk it Down!

Small manageable bites...it is amazing what you can get done in only 15 minutes of focused time.  You'll feel calmer, enlightened, with a sense of accomplishment. Anyone can find fifteen minutes, and you might even discover that at the end of the 15, you may want to keep going. Go ahead...just don't tire yourself. This is supposed to be fun!
Donna Welsh, Untitled. Photograph ©2010

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Simplify

Ponder the intentions for the new year. If you find the intention doesn't work, it can be cast aside for a more relevant one. Only resolve that of which you are certain...I intend.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Smile Break

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How can you watch this and not feel good, not smile, not just feel the stress melt away?