Tag Archives: perfect as you are

Friday’s Quote. The path to beauty holds a little pain.

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life … Continue reading

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The sun always shines… even if we can’t see it.

(Shadows) Would you believe, it’s very sunny today? It is! It’s not very hot and there are a few black clouds on the horizon but overhead the skies are blue and the summer shadows are very pretty. I was thinking that … Continue reading

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Summer in Ireland…. an opportunity for acceptance.

(Raindrops…) We’re back home again and I’m wondering what happened to the sunshine and hight temperatures. Just a few hours east of here the sun is shining and some people are complaining about the heat. They are perspiring from the … Continue reading

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Hens are great teachers… listen to a hen today.

  (The menu) It’s very early in the morning as I write from our hotel in Swansea. I seem to have jet lag without crossing a time zone, probably the traffic noises, the pillow and the light peeping in around … Continue reading

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Rusty age beauty…

(Rusty old railings) (Rusty old chair) (Peeling old rusty-red paint)

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Be careful with the lettuce….

(Perfect Hands… Granny and grandchild) I will be giving a talk in Dublin on Tuesday night and one of the sections is about being unique. I was thinking… we’ve heard it all before…. each person is unique. From our finger … Continue reading

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Today was a bit slow……

(Vegetables for the lasagna) As I write it’s nearly time for bed and I’m not so sure I’m going to have something to write about. Today I made a vegetarian lasagna. Today I went to the shop. Today I read … Continue reading

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A bit of history (apologies to history scholars)

(Lunch) Ok we’re in Berlin… on the west side… not that it matters any more. But it used to matter. Back in 1961 they built a wall, the Russians did, all around west Berlin. Yes, the wall wasn’t just along … Continue reading

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Little Chick’s Story

(A perfect seed ball) Once upon a time there was a little chick who went in search of adventure. She travelled to the sea shore and found a beautiful turtle shell. She put it on and wore it everyday for … Continue reading

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Perfect as you are…..

(The leaves and wine red shoots) Ok I seem to be drawn to the perfect as you are theme again today, so bear with me….. We have a plant in a tub in the back garden. Every year in June … Continue reading

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Poor Fred

(Pink geraniums in an old seed box) We’re all feeling the love for our cat, Fred, at the moment. He’s not well. We brought him to the vet. He has viral gingivitis, which means his mouth hurts…. a lot. When … Continue reading

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Happy Days

(A sail boat off Bray beach) The de-clutter continues and yesterday I was going through the drawers in the sitting room. Three drawers in particular were lovely. At some point they had become the dumping ground for old birthday cards, … Continue reading

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The Piano Tuner

(More beautiful stuff from the Yarn Room) The piano tuner was here today. As you might expect he was tuning the piano….. His name is Rob and he’s lovely. Although, I can’t always understand what he says, I think he … Continue reading

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Awful Arabella

(Maybe it’s time to cut the grass) Ok, assignment well on the way to being finished… so I’ll take a break to tell you a story. When our children were little I used to love reading to them. I think … Continue reading

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The front of the Westport train goes to Galway

(Comfy throws at my Somatics class) I was travelling on the 7.30am train from Dublin to Westport, last year. I had brought my crochet needle and wool, a magazine, bottle of filtered water, snacks, a pen and some paper. It’s … Continue reading

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The story of Zac and the pooh.

During December I spent some time with my nine year-old niece, who seems to attract trouble, skillfully! She has inspired me to write the following story. (By the way, my sister, her Mum, discovered that she had started to re-write the … Continue reading

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What programs are you running?

I’m reading a lot at the moment, and different ideas are popping into my head. I’ve started to call this “organic study.” One of the books I’ve been reading is called Using your Brain for a Change by Richard Bandler. … Continue reading

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I don’t want to feel calm when I have no money!

It’s a beautiful day outside as I write. In the past it was for days like this, that I waited to feel content. Seems strange now but its the truth for me. At that time I didn’t know but I … Continue reading

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What are you like at your best?

My husband and I go to the movies every Monday night. Its our date-night! We flip-flop between art-house and Hollywood. By art house I mean going to a small theatre ten minutes from our house, where we can have a … Continue reading

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