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Craft trials

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Time for something new:

I tried the other day to paint a stone.

It was a very porous stone.

This is my result.

Stone

It was rather hard, I’m not so good in drawing so this will be my only one.

It looks nice in the garden, I varnished it to weatherproof it.

I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought,

so I’ll stick to the crafts I do better and enjoy more.

Like knitting  a little fragrance pouch for example.

fragrance pouch

It is good to try different crafts out.

One way to find out what you truly enjoy.

 

“Give yourself freedom to try out new things.

Don’t be so set on your ways that you can’t grow.”

Paolo Coelho

You only live once

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So choose to be happy.

Love unconditionally.

Be good to yourself.

Always be grateful.

Smile more.

This is great advice.

We might not get out as much as before,

yet we can still be happy with ourselves and what we have.

Love has no boundaries and can spread through words.

Be grateful for the smaller things, like getting up every morning,

connecting with friends, enjoying a cuppa.

Smile to yourself in the mirror.

The day will be so much brighter.

 

Colour splash

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A neighbour of mine has a hedge of ‘Red Tip Photonia’

Now is the time where it really grows.

It grows with very vibrant red leaves,

they shine beautifully in the sun.

If you truly love nature,

you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent van Gogh.

A welcome beauty right now.

Find positive things,

see the good, see the beauty.

It is a challenging time.

Be well friends ♥

We need love

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Dear friends,

know that you are not alone.

We are all joined in love.

 

Every situation in Life is temporary.

So when life is good,

make sure you enjoy and receive it fully.

And when life is not so good,

remember that it will not last forever

and better days are in the way.

Jenni Young

 

Sending good thoughts to each of you

in this blogging community and the world.

Take good care of yourself and stay safe!

 

Today is …. #28

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…a day to enjoy travels …

I traveled North to Oslo for a short trip.

The first thing I saw in Oslo was the beautiful flowers everywhere in open spaces.

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Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; 
they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.
~ Luther Burbank ~

 

 

 

Specially now in Summer

the flowers are the most vibrant!

Enjoy them!

They really do make the Earth laugh!

Click on the individual picture to enlarge them.

Today is …. #23

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…a day to surprise myself.

I surprise myself and the world around me.

I do something no one expects me to do.

for example

I go dancing

I greet strangers with hello and a smile,

I put colourful clothes on which don’t really fit together.

I might be really quiet today as I am usually loud, or vice versa

It feels liberating to do something different for one day,

to get out of the ordinary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What did you do different today?

Today is …. #21

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…a day to slow down…

 

Nature does not hurry,

yet everything is accomplished. 

Lao Tzu

 

 

 

 

We all dash from one place to another-

slow down with mindful walking.

Take slower breaths,

watch your feet as you place them on the ground,

and bring awareness to your body as it moves.

Take your time,

just as nature does!

 

 

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Today is …. #19

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…a day to be madly in love with myself.

 

Love Yourself.

See the Good.

Be Calm.

Find Joy.

Give Thanks.

 

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The love of my life begins with me.

I love and enjoy myself.

 

If we truly love ourselves
in spite of our flaws
then we can love others
in spite of theirs.
– Stephen Richards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

♥Have a wonderful day with great love for yourself! ♥

♥ and others! ♥