Weekly Photo Challenge WARMTH

Weekly Photo Challenge WARMTH

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Chicago Illinois has not had much of winter in 2014.  Most people who  DRIVE do not mind.  Or those of us getting older too…not having to shovel or drive.  It did not feel like Christmas time this season.  Kinda glad its over with.  Warmth can mean so many different things that I posted what I thought looks good, and my man on our Harley, of course.  I am itching to ride and join a new group where I live, in ILLINOIS.  Life is so much more exciting when meeting new people.

I wish everyone a HAPPY NEW 2016~ May it be BLESSED beyond measure.

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December 26, 2014
Empowered Forgiveness
by Madisyn Taylor

If we can remember that our response to others is important, we can realize that trust and forgiveness go hand in hand.

In life there will always be times when we are affected by the actions of another person. When this happens, we often receive an apology. More often than not we say, “It’s alright,” or “ It’s okay,” and by saying this we are allowing, accepting, and giving permission for the behavior to happen again. When we say “thank you,” or “I accept your apology,” we are forced to sit in our feelings rather than ignore them.

There are many of us who feel that it is easier to brush off how we really feel than to express our discomfort with something that has happened to us. While this may initially seem like the best thing to do, what it really does is put us into an unending pattern of behavior; since we are not honest with another person, we continue the cycle of letting them overstep our emotional limits time and time again. By doing this we place ourselves in the position of victim. We can put an end to this karmic chain by first acknowledging to the other person that we accept their request for forgiveness; often a simple “thank you” is enough. To truly create a greater sense of harmony in our relationship, however, we need to gently, and with compassion, express our innermost concerns about what has transpired. By taking a deep breath and calling upon the deepest parts of our spirit, we can usually find the right words to say and verbalize them in a way that lets the other person recognize ! the consequences of what they have done.

If we can remember that our response to others is important, we can begin to realize that trust and forgiveness go hand in hand. And when we react in a way that engenders a greater amount of honesty and candor, we will establish a more positive and empowering way of being and interacting others.

About Jackie Paulson

I help authors by doing book reviews, I am an Intuitive Guidance Counselor Experienced Security Officer, Paralegal, Bachelor Degree Tech Mgmt, Master in HR Generalist, Barber/Hair Stylist 20+ years, Internet guru, Research, Blogger, Mom, Great Clips Hair Expert. Jackie Paulson © 2014-2021
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9 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge WARMTH

  1. Thank you Laurie and Everyone for the comments, warmth reminds me of all of you! 🙂

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  2. While I think all your WARMTH photos are great, I have to say, the sleeping kitty is my favorite. 🙂


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  5. emmalmoore says:

    Congrats Jackie for finishing college. That’s an accomplishment in and of itself. You seem to be a go-getter and I’m sure you’ll walk into your purpose and destiny. Thanks for following my blog. Blessings.


  6. hirundine608 says:

    Don’t do xmas. It’s easy to ignore. Turn off the TV for a week and let the corporate insanity float above the head.


  7. emmalmoore says:

    Every photo exudes warmth, including your honey 😉. Great job. Thanks for checking my blog. Blessings.

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  8. NIce shots, but why do you post them so small?

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  9. Beautiful images of warmth Jackie and when I think of warmth, I think of you sweetie 🙂

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