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Affirmation 8-6-2020

Published August 6, 2020 by tindertender

Today is a day to focus on humor. It is important to see the “light” ~ as in the light side of things. Nothing unites me with other people more than laughter, and very few things are better for my health and peace of mind. Today I banish all thoughts that make me sad and welcome only those that make me, and everyone around me, smile.

~ A Daily Book of Pagan Prayer by Megan Day

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Daily Inspiration for Women 6-12-2020

Published June 12, 2020 by tindertender

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. ~ Mark Twain

My favorite thing about wrinkles (yes, you can have a favorite thing about wrinkles!) is that they can be a gauge for happiness. The more lines around the mouth, the more I’ve laughed; and the more crow’s feet around my eyes, the more I’ve smiled. Despite what TV, magazines, and popular culture tell us, wrinkles are a natural, beautiful, normal part of our expressive faces. They are only flaws if we let them be, if that is our perspective. This is true of many physical flaws that we women are taught to buy into.

Today’s Action

Think of a few (two or three) of your physical “flaws” and write them down. If your wrinkles are a gauge of joy, what positives do your other “flaws” represent? For example, stretch marks might represent the birth of a beloved child or a new muscle. Next to each “flaw”, write something positive that it represents. Notice how each one helps you gain new perspective.

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Reading from the Warrior Goddess Wisdom, Daily Inspiration for Women by Heatherash Amara

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