Blossom from the Inside

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“Dig deep & pull the roots of confidence from the ground of your being, standing firm in the raging storm until sunlight blossoms inside you.” –  Curtis Tyrone Jones

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Flow with it

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There is ebb and flow.  Leaving and coming. Flight and fall.  Sing and silent.  Reaching and Reached.  –  Ally Condie

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Be like Water

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“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.”  Bruce Lee

 

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Grounding

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“Whoever you are, go out into the evening,
leaving your room, of which you know every bit;
your house is the last before the infinite,
whoever you are.”   Rainer Maria Rilke

 

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A Hidden Gift

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“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”  Mary Oliver

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Exceptional Patience

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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. – Aristotle

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Pay Attention

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Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: On purpose, in the moment and without judgment.  This kind of attention nurtures greater awareness, clarity and acceptance of the present moment reality. – Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Gratitude grows Happiness

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Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste. – Charlotte Bronte

 

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Our sense of self

The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.”   Bill Bullard
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A Gift from the Heart

The heart that gives….gathers.  –  Tao Te Ching

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