Thursday, October 20, 2011

A Special Day

Twenty four years ago today I received a special gift.....my youngest son, Mark, was born! I could go on and on about what a wonderful boy he was and what a great guy he is now. But since we moms all feel that way, I don't feel the need to write about it.

I receive Mari McCarthy's e-newsletter and always get something really great from it. I was also fortunate to win one of her "Peace of Mind and Body" journaling book a few months ago. (Sorry to say I don't remember where I won it! Somewhere in Blog Land....and I still haven't begun to use it. Mari said to be sure and start it when I know I'll have the time and desire to keep at it every day....I hope I begin soon!) Be sure and check out Mari's website. She's an amazing woman.

The following was included in today's newsletter. It really grabbed me and made me say WOW. It perfectly fits my current self and that third sentence is the one I really need to remember...and achieve.

"Be vigilant with your mission. Be exuberant with your passion. Be gentle with yourself." -- Michelle James 

16 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your Birthday Boy!

    XO,

    Sheila

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  2. Being gentle with ourselves is definitely important! Happy birthday to your youngest!

    =)

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  3. Our children are out greatest gifts! Happy Birthday to your son! hugs, Linda

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  4. Happy birthday to your boy! And I love the quote--we should all be kind to ourselves because the world has a tendency to be rough!

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  5. Happy birthdat to your son, Becky. I love the quote! Will check out the link now. Hope you're doing well. Blessings, Jo

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  6. Hope your son has a fabulous birthday! That quote really is great too!

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  7. Happy birthday to your son, Becky! I hope he has a great day. :-)

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  8. Oh boy - that last one is one we so often forget. I think it's part of why I like teaching restorative yoga - part of the practice is learning to be as kind and gentle with ourselves as we are with others. Hugs & Happy Birthday wishes to your BOY!

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  9. Happy birthday to your youngest son!

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  10. Loved that comment, Becky. Susan

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  11. I must listen to the wisdom of that quote. Happy Birthday to your son.

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  12. Congrats to your son and your whole family, Becky!

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  13. Birthday greetings to your son!
    The quote is certainly one we could all benefit from!

    Pat
    www.critteralley.blogspot.com

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  14. Thanks everyone! We had a good time today. We took him out to lunch and then it was back home for us, so he could get back to his studies.

    And yes, I think I'll have to print and hang that quote. Glad y'all liked it, too!

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  15. Happy Birthday to Mark!
    Oct 20 is a great day for the birth of wonderful sons and grandsons!

    Donna

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