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The Stories Don’t Want You To Think

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As suitable to the media as to fairy tales. And there are, unfortunately, a great many people who believe things because, ‘If it’s in the paper, it must be true!’. I guess doing… Continue reading

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

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Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
Sadly, so many people lack an imagination. I feel sorry for them, to have lost something so magical. A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces View original post

This Journey of Life

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This quote makes me think of a particular group of friends. A tragedy brought us together; people of different ages, different spiritualities, in different countries and time zones. We met through twitter or… Continue reading

Weekend Blessings

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Wishing everyone a fabulous weekend!

Help, head. Help heart.

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There’s so much grief and pain in the world at the moment, a great deal of it unnecessary and utterly cruel. I don’t know whether this poem is of any comfort to anyone… Continue reading

Anthem for a Doomed Youth

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Thank you, to my great-granddad, and all those that fought and died on the killing fields of Europe. ~click image to enlarge~

Friendship Day 2

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As Carly said earlier, it’s Friendship Day today, and she’s pretty much said it all already. So, I’ll simply say it again – to all our friends (especially the mutual FB ones, you… Continue reading

Wisdom

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To finish the moment, To find the journey’s end, In every step of the road, To live the greatest number Of good hours, Is Wisdom. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do Something About It!

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At work yesterday, I was talking to someone about people who do this – moan and complain constantly, for weeks and months on end, about the same old things, and yet when you… Continue reading

All the marshmallows

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Just because it makes me laugh! Laura

Butterfly

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Another of my photos from the trip to the Butterfly Farm at Stratford upon Avon. This one posed beautifully for ages, even letting me get the camera extremely close to it without flying off.  Having… Continue reading

Positive Thought

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Goodnight, all! Try to end the day with a happy thought 🙂 (Very happy with how this photo turned out, and only on a compact camera!)

People come into our lives for a reason

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Originally posted on SUPPORT FOR OSCAR PISTORIUS:
A little boy wanted to meet God. He packed his suitcase with two sets of his dress and some packets of Cakes and he started his…

Act of Kindness

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Big or small, an act of kindness can work miracles, and mean more that you may realise. Something as simple as a smile could make someone’s day. So, what will your act of… Continue reading

Thoughts to live by

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Originally posted on SUPPORT FOR OSCAR PISTORIUS:
Thoughts to live by: 1. If you can’t see the bright side, polish the dull side! 2. Kind words make good echoes! 3. Life is short,…

Good Morning!

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Good morning, lovely people – it’s the weekend! Wishing you all a great one – I’m off to sunny Devon (fingers crossed it’s sunny!) for the week, so Carly’s in charge 🙂 Laura… Continue reading

Who is Happy ??

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Originally posted on A Small Act Of Kindness Can Bring Smile On Million Faces:
A crow lived in the forest and was absolutely satisfied in life. But one day he saw a swan.…

Friendship

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Because a true friendship can get past any fallings out, and continue onwards, all the stronger for it ❤   ~click image to enlarge~

Global Forgiveness Day

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Today is Global Forgiveness Day. I know I find it hard, sometimes, to forgive people – it’s something I need to work on. However, I think forgiving yourself is harder still – how… Continue reading

New Day

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  Good morning! Not just a new day, but a new week. Find the blessings , small or large, in each day  – birdsong, sun, rain, friendship, laughter – it could be anything… Continue reading

Run Boy Run

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Our friend Mira introduced me to this song – apparently it was used in an advert on German TV. I’d never head of the band or the song before, but then it was… Continue reading

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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Glasswing Butterfly

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Spent Saturday in Stratford upon Avon and went to the Butterfly Farm there, taking photos (or attempting to!) of the butterflies.  It’s a lovely place to spend a couple of hours, but only if you… Continue reading

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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Mental health issues are something we both care about. Mental health issues is one of those things people don’t want to talk about, for fear of being seen as ‘weird’ or ‘strange’. It… Continue reading

Reading: Be a Free Range Human

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I’m currently reading this book, by Marianne Cantwell. Has anyone else read it? Any thoughts on it? I’m facing redundancy and my employer has brought in an external company to help those of… Continue reading

Lavender’s Blue

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Lavender’s blue, dilly, dilly, lavender’s green, When I am king, dilly, dilly, you shall be queen. A photo from 2012, taken at Blakesley Hall in Birmingham. They celebrate Lavender Month each June, and that… Continue reading

Smile!

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Good morning! Hoping you all have a wonderful day – no matter how bad a day it is, there’s always something to smile at. Love and blessings ~click image to enlarge~

Intro – Laura

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Hi, I’m Laura! I live in the West Midlands in the UK, work full time and am owned by two cats, Rhen and Shadow (a black cat, naturally! Named by my nephew 🙂… Continue reading

Welcome Blessing!

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