Category Archives: Thoughtful Thursday

Thoughtful Thursday: Does Charlie Brown get it right about life?

I find myself lying in bed awake at night a lot more than I used to. I put it down to old age and various aches and pains, that is until I ran across these Charlie Brown musings. Charlie Brown’s … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Faster than you might imagine

Speaking as someone who sees herself looking out from that mirror, there’s a lot of wisdom in these words. Every day is a new chance to live your life … and be kind. ❤️

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Thoughtful Thursday: Choosing to be happy; is it really our choice?

The world seems to be an angry place these days. I’m happy to say that I don’t think that’s as true in our neck of the woods as it seems to be in many places, but it’s exhausting and depressing … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Considering the importance of connecting with nature

It’s springtime in the northern hemisphere (although here we’ve just had a night of ice pellets and freezing rain) and it’s also the time of Ramadan, Passover, and Easter. It’s a time for personal reflection and growth, and for hope. … Continue reading

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Integrity in leadership – why isn’t it more top of mind for us when choosing our political leaders?

It’s widely known that former U.S. president Jimmy Carter has entered into hospice care. In other words, this 98-year old man, the 39th – and 1 term only – president is preparing for his graceful exit from life on Earth. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Awe, wonder, and feeling a part of something bigger than ourselves

I don’t know about you, but when I’m doing something that fills me with a sense of wonderment – a sense of awe – I don’t stop and consider what impact this experience might be having on my well-being. However, … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: What’s really important in life?

Sadly, this week we found ourselves attending the funeral of a long-time friend, someone whose family and friends have been left to grieve, especially her husband, for whom life can never be the same.  Sadly as well, this is the … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Some humour (humor) to calm our more anxious thoughts

  Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that laughter really is the best medicine – along with kindness. Happy Thursday, everyone! 🙂  

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