Tuesday's Healing Word Reflection

The definition of  the word Reflect is to think of something very carefully.  The definition of Reflection is a thought, idea, or opinion formed or a remark made as a result of meditation  consideration of some subject matter, idea, or purpose.  I have reflected for the last few days surrounding my birthday.  What was so interesting …I realized ‘every day is a birth of a different day and I have chosen to reflect on the following’: 

Tuesday's Healing Word Reflection

What is the good of experience if you do not reflect?

~ Frederick the Great

Tuesday's Healing Word Reflection

“Reflect upon your present blessings –of which every man has many –not on your past misfortunes,

of which all men have some.”~ Charles Dickens

Tuesday's Healing Word Reflecrtion

The decisions you make are a choice of values that reflect your life in every way.  ~ Alice Waters

Tuesday's Heailng Word Reflection

Tuesday's Healing Words Nurture Talents

Definition of talent - natural aptitude or skill. 

Tuesday's Healing Words Nurtur Talent

Excerpts from the book, Touchstones:

~author Charlene Costanzo

“The gift of talent includes many special abilities…

We discover them as we grow and develop. 

A tree is an apt symbol of talent. 

The trunk represents the overall gift of talent. 

The branches represent our many growing special abilities. 

A tree in bloom symbolizes that our special abilities are being used.”Tuesday's Healing Words Nurture Talent

 “Hide not your talents, they for use were made,

               What’s a sun-dial in the shade?”

                          ~ Benjamin Franklin

       ”True happiness involves the full use of

                       one’s  power and talents.”

                              ~John W. Gardner

Tuesday's Healing Words Nurture Talent

Tuesday's Healing Word - Inner Growth

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our trouble than

in growing with them.”

~Bernard M. Baruch

Tuesday's Healing Words - Inner Growth

“Life is growth.  If we stop growing, technically and

spiritually, we are as good as dead.”

~Morihei Ueshiba

One cannot grow higher than oneself.

~Russian Proverb

Tuesday's Healin Words - Inner Growth

Tuesday's Healing Word IntentionIntention: an aim or plan that guides action.

“Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen Hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.”
~Mary Anne Radmacher

Affirmation Exercise:Tuesday's Healing Word Intention Ground yourself, breathe deeply and let your first intention of the day be to live, express, and experience from your heart.


Tuesday's Healing Word Flexibility

Today my healing word is Flexibility which hopefully I have the ability to adapt and change amid the fluctuating circumstances of life.  I hope I can go  with the flow, seeing the choices, challenges, and opportunities in all that happens.

Tuesday's Healing Word Flexibility

 As a wife, mother, friend and associate, I will try more to be open to the opinions and feelings of others. My goal is to be more willing to change unproductive habits.   As a woman, I can seek imaginative new ways to do things.

Tuesday's Healing Word Flexibility

Tuesday's Healing Word Touch

Touch is to perceive by the sense of feeling; to lay hands on; to affect; and/or to arouse an emotion.

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,

a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,

an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,

all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

~Leo Buscaglia

Tuesday's Healing Word Touch

“There is a mysterious healing power in Touch

that is beyond words and

beyond our ideas about it.”

~Aileen Crow

Tuesday's Healing Word Touch

Tuesday's Healing Word Nourishment

Nourishment Definition: 1.  something that helps a feeling, idea, or belief to grow stronger;  2. food and other substances that people and other living things need to live, grow, and stay healthy.

Tuesday's Healing Word Nourishment

The editors of Spirituality & Health Magazine asked Rosemary Cunningham to help organize and invite the magazine’s readers to reflect on their daily lives and share the simple actions that nourished their souls.  The following excerpts are from a wonderful collection of their practices included in the author’s book,  Fifty Ways to Feed Your Soul:

Tuesday's Healing Word Nourishment1. Stand SOUL to SOUL with nature

2. Create beauty at work

3. Carry a spirit rock in your pocket

4.  See the world through your pet’s eyes

5.  Sense the love that surrounds you

6.  Sing out

7,  Slow down

8.  Feast on soul food

9.  Whistle as you walk

How will you nourish your soul during this holiday seasonrTuesday's Healing Word Nourishment

Tuesday's Healing Word Tolerance

Tolerance is being patient, understanding and accepting of anything different.

It frees us from being judgmental,

recognizing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes, and dreams.Tuesday's Healing Word Tolerance

In the practice of tolerance,

one’s enemy is the best teacher.

~Dalai Lama

Tuesday's Healing Word Tolerance

The Practice of Tolerance:

Appreciate differences,

Forgive mistakes,

Balance acceptance with justice.

Tuesday's Healing Word Tolerace

Tuesday's Healing Word-Respect

Respect is the willingness to show consideration

or appreciation to others and self.

Tuesday's Healing Word-Respect

 Letting go of interference, judgment, and control,

is respecting others enough to let them make their own decisions.

Tuesday's Healing Word - Respct

Earning and giving respect is both essential and desirable for healing.

Tuesday's Healing Word - Respect


Tuesday's Healing Word - PatiencePatience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.  This is something I will strive continually to achieve.  It was  suggested I pick a strong healing word today.  I thought about it and realized it takes a great deal of strength to trust and practice the following:

Tuesday's Healing Word Patience

1.  We are not hasty and wait without complaining.

2.  We respond to mistakes or delays with gentleness not judgment.

3.  We recognize the lessons that come through waiting and receive them as gifts.

4.  We endure things we cannot control with a peaceful heart.

5.  We do not rush or allow ourselves to be overcome by pressure.

6.  We remind ourselves patience is quiet hope.

7.  We know patience brings acceptance and soothes our souls.

Tuesday's Healing Word Patience