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Appreciation -Gratitude

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Meet Luna, my feel good therapist from the USA.  She is a Portuguese Water Dog with an extraordinary ability to make people smile.  She has an amazing number of followers who enjoy her daily antics, and her vibrant personality.  Of course her human “Mom” does the talking for her, but her eyes and body language I can assure you let us know who the “real” boss is.  She is so “darling” that she has an almost full time job modeling canine attire for different companies.

Her full-time job of course is her daily attitude of “Life is good!  Let me show you just how good it is”  She will patiently sit, and looking directly at the camera will dare you to not smile for her.  I would show you her full face, but don’t know if you can stand her cuteness.  She is a personality on Instagram tho’…. if you are on Instagram, check her out. lunatheportie     🐱

I appreciate her nature, her being there in living colour, because she always makes me smile.  Thank you to “human” mom too….

The other day while driving home, I noticed that a postal van had slowed down going in the opposite direction.  I looked over since I was stopped for a red light, and found a face looking back at me.. when our eyes connected, he smiled, no more, no less… I smiled back, and just like that.. it was a brighter day.

Everyday, I look for happiness,  I like to share happy moments with friends, and people I meet, or come across in my daily travels.  In PL we have 21 Principles we use as guidelines to help us live a better and happier life.

PL Principle #3   I will live with a mind of appreciation towards others and things, is a favourite of mine.

PL Principle #12 I will get up pleasantly in the morning  This one I find very important, if I start my day with a happy heart, I am more likely to have a much more effective and productive day.  Why… because I choose to be happy and enjoy whatever the day brings my way.

PL Precept #1   Life is Art   – you hear me say this over and over… every day is a brand new canvas..  own it…

Travel Quebec

Photo by Dave Renz, his visit to Quebec this year.  Just loved the composition..

Enjoy your day everyone..

Share a smile!

Oyashikiri

 

 

 

Thursday Doors 3.23.17

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Sometimes, where one begins, another ends, or……… in a short span of time, we see what lies ahead.

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Looking out a still frozen, Lac des Loups, Quebec.. a drive thru the Pontiac.

Blessings .. happy Thursday

PL Precept #16, All things progress and Develop

Oyashikiri

Thursday Doors 3.2.17

Rustic charm in a big château built along the Ottawa River on the Quebec side. I meant to go back and take a picture of the main door under the covered driveway that protects passengers as they arrive and drop off their luggage etc.  but forgot, it had been cloudy with rain, and there were times it was just too dreary.  Not to mention busy with people arriving and leaving.

It was a seasonal late February day, the huge majestic stone fireplace was beckoning visitors to sit around the lounging area, and relax.  I enjoy the crackling of a roaring fire, the area was lit in such  way that the dancing flames were merrily putting on a mesmerizing show for all of us who  had succumbed to its many charms.  Huge, the fireplace had huge openings in different direction, so that no matter where you were seated, you could enjoy basking in its glow.

With that pleasant memory firmly planted in my noggin, I’ll head out into the colder brisk air of March 2nd. and run errands.

Thank you to all my wonderful friends, near and far…. for your kind words and support, you are rays of sunlight in my world. Your caring warms my heart, I appreciate each and every one of you.

Oyashikiri

Montebello, Quebec,Canada

Friday Fun

Good Morning,  bonjour, Bom dia… where ever you are, I am wishing you a “brilliant/sun” filled day! With or without sunshine. Make it a happy day, a productive day… most important … balance your day… make time to play.

Pl Precept # 20  Live maintaining equilibrium between mind and matter.

Oyashikiri

have a special day today

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make it  YOUR  day.

Namaste       –       Oyashikiri

country roads

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There are times, when we are simply on a road, going nowhere in particular, just going.  Sometimes roads are long and winding, other times, they simply are a cleared piece of land that cuts through a woodland, hillside, or acres of farmed land.  Before it was the norm to have air conditioning in a car, we would drive with the windows open, experiencing the highs and lows of the ambience around us.  Our senses were alert to all the world around us, including the dust that swirled around the car on hot lazy days, pebbles hitting the side of the car, the manure in the fields.  We were bombarded with a myriad of sights,sounds and smells.  We looked around more, we took in everything around us.

We took the tracks that led to places that were simply “lost in time”…   When we stopped the world came alive with different sounds, and the blissful renderings of a countryside alive with the sounds of nature gave us a rhapsody of “quiet”

PL PRECEPT  # 7  Everything Exists in Relativity

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Fun, we walk  =^_^=

Namaste          –           Oyashikiri

pictures taken rural Quebec-by Q

Thursday Doors -out and beyond

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some doors are invisible,

but they are there non-the-less

Namaste      –      Oyashikiri

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