Tag Archives: Courage

#RBG & Civility

In honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent passing, Virginia is finishing her week of post-a-day ImageQuotes with something profound and challenging from her. “You can disagree without being disagreeable.”  Ruth Bader Ginsburg 15 March 1933 – 18 … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Beauty Within…

Here’s a favorite quote that also poses a challenge: how are we filling the cups of our lives? Are we letting beauty in? “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: getting & giving

Sometimes the shortest quotes pack the most powerful punch… “When you learn, teach; when you get, give.” Maya Angelou grace, peace & attitude adjustments Virginia : )

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Quickie Quote: Being Alive (PERSPECTIVE!)

It’s Wednesday! Since midweek misery is all too often something that must be overcome, here’s a reminder from one of my favorite authors about Perspective. “I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know … Continue reading

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ImageQuote: PEACE! PEACE! PEACE!

This week Virginia will share post-a-day quickie quotes using her iPhone “ImageQuote” app. Learning about the ImageQuote app at a sci-fy convention awhile back, it’s been an easy way to post a pic with a quote on Instagram – and … Continue reading

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Transformative (#writing) Grooves in Kentucky!!

Last month Virginia (the person) zoomed from Virginia (the state) to the rolling hills of Kentucky for the Wedgwood Circle GoodLit2020 Writers Retreat. “Heaven must be a Kentucky kind of place.” Daniel Boone Twelve writer participants from around the country … Continue reading

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YOU JUST GO ON (Virginia’s thoughts about it…)

When whacked out stuff hits our lives (an all-to frequent occurrence these days) what does it mean to go on? Going on is kinda hard with a coyote on the road Going on is not always an easy endeavor… Going … Continue reading

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Facing Change: A Flowery Perspective

With so many topsy-turvy things facing us in these turbulent times, this quote made me pause and reflect: “Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin (1924-1987) But, maybe … Continue reading

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05 September: Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Today we celebrate the life of Mother Teresa, now Saint Teresa of Calcutta. She has always been one of my heroes. This picture of Mother Teresa, gifted and painted by a family friend, hangs on the wall by my desk. … Continue reading

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No “birding” around: Be Yourself!

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” Dr. Seuss grace, peace & authenticity Virginia : )

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