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your whole heart

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Day 19 of Perfect Liberty calendar

If you are going to do it, put your whole heart into it.

Your degree of seriousness will affect the outcome.  Your daily accumulation of effort towards your goals shows just how serious you are.

Oyashikiri

 

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hearts & flowers

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February 14, Valentine’s day – that works for some, for others not as much.  Some years we stand alone in a universe totally different from our own.  To all around, we look the same, but something is happening to us within.  There are no words, no rhyme, just fragmented time.

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Perfect Liberty calendar, day 14

Being considerate of others is just as important as what works for you

Always be mindful of the situations of others, not just your own.  To have a good relationship with those around you, always think of what is important to them too.

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“To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.” Bertrand Russell

be yourself

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Perfect Liberty, day 12 of calendar

Be Cheerful nd Carefree

Without putting on airs or trying to be someone you aren’t, just be yourself.  This will give people a good impression of you and things will move forward in the right direction.


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“It is our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities” JK Rowling

Smile and shine today – create a happy memory, let love in. Q

Oyashikiri

 

Ancestors Day

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Perfect Liberty Calendar … day 11

Appreciate the Makoto (sincerity) of the people who came before you

Everything we have today was built upon the hard work of our ancestors and the people who came before us.  Always remember to be thankful and humble and continue to build on their past successes.


The bright colourful fabric you see was purchased and collected by a friend of my sister’s while on a shopping outing.  I never met this friend, only heard of her through my sister. I was however, really taken by her selection of fabric, the choices she made, and the colours she was drawn to.  This friend passed away last week, leaving a gigantic hole in the lives of her family and friends. It was sudden, no warnings, simply a chill, and she was gone.

We never know in life when a change will be made in our circle of friends and loved ones.  It happens, life is what it is.

Perfect Liberty Principle #2 –  I will not have complaints about others, matters, nor the weather.  Rather I will always be creative and will look for shortcomings in my own thinking and actions.

Oyashikiri

“Ideals are like the stars we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them” Carl Schurz

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PL calendar day 10

When you are not having fun, could it be because you are being lazy?

Sometime you feel blue or can’t seem to find the joy in doing anything.  

At times like this, just get up and move your body or work your mind to the fullest extent.


A rainbow caught yesterday afternoon… someone was at the right place at the right time.  Thank you Ms California for sharing. =^_^=

Another reader gave me a big fat smile with this sharing 

click on the  above link  =^_^=         are they not adorable?

Tomorrow Monday  is the 11th.  Ancestors Day service is at 10:00 a.m.

Today’s service will be at 10 a.m   See you there.

Oyashikiri

 

 

day 8 accept

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Day 8 PL Calendar

First, accept everything

Life is filled with moments, sometimes happy and at times inconvenient.  It is important to first accept every situation as it occurs and try to accept and understand it for what it is.

 

 

 

 

 

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img_1722bedlumpA bed lump happens when your dog insists on helping make the bed.  Eventually I made it around and over her.  All I had was a lump, but then she got out, and left me with this. img_1721Before I could straighten up the mess.  Her brother took over her job of helping.  There he is calming cleaning himself up after his breakfast.  No hurry to move, and not concerned that he could be delaying my progress.  For my readers who share their homes with four-legged bundles of energy, you know that it is often such moments that can be endearing or…. trying on one’s patience.

Whether it is a loved one, a friend, a co-worker or total stranger, there is seldom a day that will go by when our “personal” agenda is not presented with a hiccup.

In PL, Principle #3…. I will live with a mind of appreciation towards others and things, and Principle # 5  .. I will not get angry at anyone or anything, are mantras I repeat during the day.

Precept # 15  All is a mirror.    How often in a day, does my behaviour, or something I say or do, cause someone else to pause.

My Mother used to say, ” it is not always about you”.  Over the years I have had many occasion to meditate on my actions, and the world around me, and how I react to it.  After all, Dad would say ” the choice is yours, you can let others dictate your mood/happiness, or your can know and appreciate your worth, let go and move on.’

A philosophical morning, you bet!.. to friends in Michigan, is deWitt, or Lansing somewhere that I can get to easily?

For those of you coming to church this morning, I will see you at church.  If you are unable to be with us in person, please say a silent prayer for World Peace.  Today is Feb. 1st.  the first day of the month.  Day of Peace service will begin at 10 a.m.

Have a grand day everyone, may it be a productive and rewarding day for you.

Oyashikiri

 

will I go back and tidy up the bed…. maybe.

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