Tag Archives: friendship

Thoughts on being a friend

Fellow blogger Coach Muller posted this little nugget, Share Your Light, a few months ago and it has stayed with me. It’s a bit hokey, but resonates strongly.  We need to be there for each other.  We need to be … Continue reading

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Lifelong friendships, multigenerational friendships, and International Friendship Day

Thanks to fellow blogger Natalie at The Hot Goddess, I recently learned that July 30 is International Friendship Day this year.  That was yesterday! International Friendship Day is designated by the UN General Assembly as a day to celebrate those … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: on being who you really want to be

Lots of words of wisdom find their way on various social media feeds.  Some of the words of wisdom are pearls and others not so much so.  Sometimes the wisdom comes in the form of humour.  Like this gem, which … Continue reading

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Vitamin F: there are vitamins and then there are vitamins

This piece has been circulating on the Internet since at least 2011 (I came to realize this when googling for the original source). The source remains unknown, and the contents change a bit with the state of the world, but … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday | May 27/20

Lessons from nature.   Image credit: thetyee.ca, Scene from the IMAX film ‘Great Bear Rainforest, Land of the Spirit Bear’

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New Year’s reflections and resolutions, 2020 version

I seem to be getting quite a few hits on last year’s New Year’s reflections during these days leading up to the New Year, so I thought I’d better offer a more up-to-date version. How did I do with these … Continue reading

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Making the Human Race Whole

From Barry Hopewell’s blog I Can’t Believe It!, with thanks. A poem from Steve Taylor‘s November newsletter, with permission. Make as many connections as you can so that this broken world can become whole again. It’s your responsibility to radiate … Continue reading

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Us old folks looking after one another

As we know, having friends is an important contributor to good mental and physical health, at all ages. And humour is an excellent contributor to good mental health as well. What can be a better sign of friendship than sharing … Continue reading

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