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12 days of Christmas – 1st day of Christmas

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Kew Gardens featured this famous English Carol

with every handmade number standing in the gardens.

On the first day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
A partridge in a pear tree.

In todays world we can replace these gifts:

First day with Kindness

‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ is a famous singalong Christmas carol that runs through the twelve days that make up the Christmas season – beginning on Christmas Day and ending on 5 January, the day before Epiphany.

I’m using it as a countdown to Christmas.

Each day represents a new gift, starting with ‘a partridge in a pear tree’ and ending with ‘twelve drummers drumming’.

It’s a traditional English tune dating back to the 1700s, which some historians actually believe to have French origins.

The version we know best came from Frederic Austin, an English composer who set the lyrics and added some flourishes – including the drawn out “five go-old rings” – in 1909.

The carol is a cumulative song, which means that each verse is built on top of the previous verses.

Hello November

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Welcome November !

 

The Motto for November is:

 

When words are both true and kind,

they can change the world.

Make your words true,

make them kind,

make them count.

Show kindness through your words,

as we cannot show our emotions with hugs these days,

we can show them with kind loving words.

We can’t come together,

we can still show kindness in other ways.

Make November an extra kind month!

The world needs kindness.

 

Wishing you a wonderfully kind November!

Garden Art

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During my visit in my garden – Mini Kew

I didn’t show you all my handmade art

which makes my garden more colourful.

Different Wind chimes, made with beads

made with shells

more beads

Brush lettering on wood

These give me smiles and happiness in my garden.

I am so grateful to have such a wonderful oasis,

to have nature so close to me.

 

Wishing you all a good and safe weekend ♥

Today is …. #48

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… a day for gratitude….

 

Another year comes to an end.

Reflecting on the past year.

We have dealt with ups and downs,

family or work related,

maybe illness, loss and sadness.

We are growing stronger every year dealing with emotions

and difficult situations.

 

I wanted to express my gratitude to all of you

my wonderful friends around the globe.

You helped me cope with many things,

you made me happy,

you were there for me.

My heartfelt thank you.

I am so grateful for you being here.

I send you so much love and many hugs.

Thank you for being with me on my journey!

Kindness for yourself

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Even as kind people using kind words when we speak,

we do not follow this when we speak to ourselves.

I know I sometimes say ‘oh how stupid I am’ , after I cut myself in the finger for example.

There is no need for that as we do not need to put ourselves down.

Accidents happen and we sometimes do the wrong thing.

We do learn our lesson.

 

Listen to how you speak to yourself.

Try to use kind words to yourself

and let “kindness flood into the world”.

 

 

Weekly Inspiration No 52 – The year ends

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As I write no 52,

it means 52 weeks are gone.

52 Weekly Inspirations

 I have enjoyed to inspire myself and you,

my wonderful blogging friends for 2017.

 

As the year draws to a close I like to

Thank you all from the bottom.. and the top of my heart

for continuing to read and comment on my blog.

I am happy to reach people all over the globe, it makes me happy.

I wished I could give you all a group hug,

you truly deserve it,

and just think how wonderful it feels.

 

Well , I shall send a cyber hug!

 

I hope next year I can meet another blogger or two in person.

I love you all!

 Here my no 52  inspiration poster for this year:

 

Continue to be AMAZING!

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With so much love

from me

❤ ❤ ❤