Reflections

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  1. Robin Ann

    Worry!!!! It is a work in progress though. I went to a new yoga class Friday afternoon which I desperately needed . Was just the right medicine. Tomorrow is a sailing day after an all day rain today. This morning I was guest to a May breakfast at a small yacht club my guy friend belongs to. Lots of yummy food and great conversations.

    1 year ago
  2. Barb C

    I no longer need doom-scrolling and pointless time on social media. I may still choose to use it to connect with friends and family (including all of you here), or to get resources from knowledgeable people, but not as a time-waster when I could be doing something else, including doing nothing and watching my breath and the world around me.
    I no longer need to chase fashion and buy lots of new things. I’m in giving-away mode, not getting mode, unless I make an informed choice to fill a specific hole. It’s very freeing to realize that most people wouldn’t notice if I wore the same thing every day; I don’t see the same people every day. I still enjoy variety, pretty colors, lots of scarves and jewelry, but I don’t need to contribute to the waste of cheap fashion.

    1 year ago
  3. luv-1-nutter

    I/we are responsible for our ancestors we have an obligation to our creator. As the saying goes survival of the kindest..

    1 year ago
  4. Yram

    The extra pounds that seemed to have crept
    on.
    Negative limiting thoughts.
    Silence and secrecy that are not beneficial.

    1 year ago
  5. Carol

    What is it that I no longer need? I could simply say that I no longer need this or that because I certainly don’t need or want all the material things I craved when I was a young woman; but the question triggered another need in me that I think we all share–the need to love and be loved. I’m not talking about romantic love. I talking about agape–brotherly love.

    I’m reminded of a quote from Gandhi: “Many an individual has turned from the mean, personal, acquisitive point of view to one that sees society as a whole and works for its benefit. If there has been such a change in one person, there can be the same change in many.”

    I leave you with a poem I wrote:
    Love Verses 2009

    You can’t fake love
    You can’t break love
    You can’t will love
    You can’t kill love
    You can only choose
    To love.

    In the Spring it is a decision
    In the Summer it gets a revision
    In the Fall it is a fruition
    In the Winter it is a reflection
    Of the ups and downs of daily life.

    Love is like the summer sun
    Frolicking and playing
    Ripening and breaking
    open new horizons

    Love is like the Fall winds
    Blowing and gathering
    Singing and salvaging
    The Harvest

    Love is like a rose in Winter
    Neither fear
    nor frozen ground
    can kill it’s will to bloom

    It rushes in like a Winter storm
    then chooses to depart like
    a gentle breeze
    to nourish a needy world

    Love is a decision
    We all must make
    We all must choose
    If we want to break
    the cycle of fear
    that rules our lives

    1 year ago
    1. Joseph McCann

      Than you for that poem Carol.

      1 year ago
  6. Rabbit

    Too much judgement and negative thinking. Too much news and worrying about it.

    1 year ago
  7. Pilgrim

    Pain. Explanations.

    1 year ago
  8. Michele

    Painful reminders – I could do without those. I remind myself that emotions come and go and this too shall pass.

    1 year ago
  9. sunnypatti

    Fear… of the future, of succeeding in business, of whether or not our new dog will ever stop destructive chewing 😄

    1 year ago
    1. Barb C

      I hope the restaurant launch is going well! I guess your dog decided you don’t need some of your belongings, haha.

      1 year ago
  10. Laura

    I no longer need worry and anxiety over imagined future outcomes.

    1 year ago
  11. Sheila

    I no longer need to complain about anything. As Eckhart Tolle says, “When you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation. Change the situation or accept the situation. All else is madness”. Blessings to all. 🙏🌟

    1 year ago
    1. Robin Ann

      I love this, I shall copy and paste into my journal. thank you needed it today!

      1 year ago
      1. Sheila

        Thank you, Robin Ann. I am glad it is helpful to you, as it is to me, also.🧘‍♀️

        1 year ago
    2. Rabbit

      Now that is wisdom I do need. Thank you Sheila. It sounds like the prayer of serenity too.

      1 year ago
      1. Sheila

        Thank you, Rabbit. Yes, it is the like The Prayer of Serenity. 🙏

        1 year ago
  12. Antoinette

    I no longer need negativity- negative minds full of the repetitive thoughts. I no longer need karma, habits and a body. I no longer need a self. Thank you for helping and listening.

    1 year ago
  13. EJP

    I don’t need things that are not real.

    1 year ago
    1. Antoinette

      EJP – I agree! Only the truth .

      1 year ago
  14. Butterfly

    Stress! I know the stresses I have endured or met head-on in the past have built resilience in me and made me the person I am but I’d rather not have any more, thank you!

    1 year ago
  15. Joseph McCann

    On a global scale man’s inhumanity to man. On a personal level alcohol.

    1 year ago
    1. Carol

      Such wisdom…thank you, Joseph

      1 year ago
    2. Rabbit

      This reminds me of my 10th grade literature class. Maybe it is time to go back and read those books again. That class has a lot to do with anything good in me. It taught me a lot about reading, writing, and thinking. Some of this class would be outlawed in some schools today.

      1 year ago
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