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This morning I can’t stop singing the 1970’s song ‘ Beautiful’ by Carole King. And sure isn’t it a great way to start a Monday Morning.

IMG_0086 The song goes like this…

‘You’ve got to get up every morning with a smile on your face

and show the world all the love in your heart.

Then, People gonna treat you better.

You’re gonna find, yes, you will

that you’re as beautiful as you feel’.

Note to self

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Have fun you guys,

Today is the  29th February on a leap year!

Hugs and Love

MT

 

 

 

Hi Guys! Your Irish Mammy want’s to know if you have made any New Year’s Resolutions? Now what kind of a question is that it ask on a Monday Morning ?

IMG_1613It is still dark outside.

This morning I have come to the realization that it is time to STOP all this resolution business. Even the very word resolve gives me the shivers as I always  associate it with determination and control. It is true isn’t it, most New Year’s resolutions go like this: On the 1st of January, we promise to go to give up things that are bad for us starting at midnight and continuing for the entire year!  Sounds familiar? Yup, I have been there.Unfortunately, most of us including my good self, break this promise  after a day or so and feel rotten for letting myself down!

Have you ever wondered why these New Years’ resolutions do not work out for us?  In scientific terms, the word resolve means to separate, to break up into elementary parts. When you think about it, perhaps this is the reason why resolutions do not work. They break us up. They  reduce us. They focus on the negative.That is why I have  decided  to stop this resolution business. This year  I am going to be easy on myself and easy with everyone around me. No fixing. No promises that I cannot keep. Just a gentle whisper to myself that all is well with the world even If I do not understand what that means.  This year I will live in hope, one day at a time. This year I will Yes to everything, even when I am afraid. I will let go and let Love flow through me.

I am not exactly sure how this works because as a Mammy I love to fix everything and everyone  including you guys reading this post.I mean what is Love anyway? The ‘Good Book’ tells us that

‘Love is patient, kind, without envy. It is not boastful or arrogant. It is not ill mannered, nor does it seek its own interest. Love overcomes anger and forgets offenses. It does not take delight in wrong, but rejoices in truth. Love excuses everything, believes in all things, hopes in all things, endures all things’ (Corinthians 13: 4-7. Christian Community Bible pp 1696))

 

Note to self.

Have a great one you guys.

Hugs and love,

Your

Mt

 

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