Tag Archives: freedom

Putting Up With

Why do we put up with plastic labels on the back of our neck that itch and scratch and cause a rash; horrible coffee that costs way too much; pesticides on our food that we know causes cancer; plastic that … Continue reading

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Thankful Morning In My Studio

It’s that glow, the indescribable golden colour dancing in small holes of wood stove door like sunrise through peepholes and the harmony of crackling wood with rain drops on the metal roof makes me sigh almost bursts my heart with … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hisnibs

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Remember

There is no place better than where you are, no life easier than yours, no poetry but that which a heart hears and no performance necessary. ©Sharron R. McMillan Excerpt from “On Performing”

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Just Do It

Start a huge, foolish project like Noah. It makes absolutely no difference what people think of you. ~Rumi

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Be Not Afraid

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. ~William James

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Just Being Happy

Happily ever after was a fairy tale I so much wanted to live in. But now  happy is in spite of what I don’t like, overlooking what I can’t change, making do with what I have, not hoping for more. … Continue reading

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Freedom

If you can be with the pleasant without chasing after it, with the unpleasant without resisting it, and with the neutral without ignoring it – that is an incredible freedom. ~Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

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Vistas

Look past ferns and saplings, between cedar and maple where light illumines something further away than eyes can see. Vistas in woods and life, distant points yet to explore. Go there, moving always towards unseen prospects and points of view. … Continue reading

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Because I Am

Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~Lao Tzu

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Be Yourself

Stand out from the crowd, be yourself. ~ S. Richards

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Daughters As Neighbours

Takes time to reshape from mother to neighbour, from daughter to neighbour. Each aware of the need for fences and gates that define a healthy, happy neighbourhood. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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The Moment of Change

The moment of change is the only poem. ~Adrienne Rich

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Be You

Whatever you are, be a good one. ~Abraham Lincoln

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The Play

The play ended on an unhappy note not how we wrote, nor as we’d hoped. But as the curtain dropped to the floor I heard the closing of a door and knew this drama had just begun, off stage right, … Continue reading

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