Please Hamas Cease Fire. Over 240 Innocent Children Died Because of Arrogance & Stupidity. They did nothing to deserve this!

Gaza violence: Israeli shelling hits U.N. school as Hamas mulls truce via Yahoo News Digest

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Cease Fire.

In war everybody loses.

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Writers are powerful people.

They can change the world and people’s minds…
One word at a time!
Paulette Le Pore Motzko

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Paulette Le Pore Motzko
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How To Deal With Stress

Originally posted on Kate's Inspired Cooking:

I am going through a personal crisis at the moment and have been feeling very stressed! I really want to get back to creating new recipes and posting them but I can’t concentrate and have fallen out of my creative flow. I think my creativity is returning as I am inspired to write this post!

Here are my tips on how to deal with life when it becomes stressful and overwhelming:

  • Get enough sleep – you need more sleep that normal when you are stressed, so it is important to go to bed early and also takes naps throughout the day if possible.
  • Talk to someone – a problem shared is a problem halved. Speak to a trusted family member or friend, they may be able to help you process what is going on in your life and give you advice.
  • Breathe – when we are stressed we tend to…

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Inspira: Shine You

Originally posted on tessa dufresne:

I love words. I love quotes. I love that feeling you get when you read something someone else wrote and it clicks so hard, almost as if you wrote it yourself. For yourself. About yourself. Or, as if the author had you in mind when writing. It’s crazy cool to think that out of the seven billion people in the world right now, others are experiencing the very same things you are. You are not alone. Words and quotes serve as great reminders of that. I collect them.

I keep a folder of images, quotes and words that strike a deep cord with me – and they dish me up mindfulness and goodness when I need a swift kick in the ass, a positive vibe, a sign that life is way too blessed to be shrouded in stress, a prompt to live authentically and shine my true light. Here are some of my gems at the moment:



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Wednesday’s Mid-Week Motivation

Originally posted on MILSPRAY:



Good morning to all! This week’s mid-week motivational quote is a testament to the theory of working smarter, and not harder.

“If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison (American inventor and businessman)

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Value Honesty

Originally posted on A Simple, Village Undertaker:

Good friends are hard to find.

Friends who are honest with you are even rarer.

I once recall a mentor teaching me the definition of the term “Rigerous Honesty”, which he defined as “abscence of the intent to deceive”

How many people do you know who are rigerously honest with you? Image 21

Are you rigerously honest with your family & friends?

Do you have people in your life that will gently call you out when you are wrong and guide you back?

Do you have people in your life who know all your secrets…and still like you…and vice versa?

I do and count myself fortunate.

You get it by giving it.

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Saturday Bouquet {painting}

Originally posted on happyandsimple:

All of my recent paintings have been quite tedious with their attention to detail.  This past Saturday was a fantastic morning to be outside, so I ventured to our local farmer’s market.  I woke up knowing I was going to ignore the scraggly yard that needed mowing to instead paint something carefree and colorful – so splurging on a handpicked bouquet provided just the inspiration I needed for a calming, windows-open, no-pressure kind of afternoon… the oil painting below resulted:

floral painting

Bright hues of orange, magenta, red, yellow and turquoise make for a whimsical ‘Saturday Bouquet’.

farmer's market flowers

8X10 gallery-wrapped oil painting.  Available for purchase ($80) via Etsy.

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Rise and Set

Originally posted on Cast Light:

“The sun is new each day.” – Heraclitus

May you rise and set as easy and sure as the sun. Grateful for the day that has passed, moving softly into rest to prepare for the next. Renewed and ready to receive the gifts of a new day. Deep and steady in each moment, each day, confident that it is enough, more than enough.

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

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Snowwhite light – Ajaytao

Originally posted on Ajaytao 2010:

Snowwhite light - Ajaytao

Snowwhite light – Ajaytao

Flowers and fruits are always fit presents; flowers, because they are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all of the utilities of the world. These gay natures contrast with the somewhat stern countenance of ordinary nature: they are like music heard out of a work-house.

R W Emerson

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