Today’s post is a copy of my quarterly author newsletter for April 2019. I’ve been issuing these newsletters for just over a year, and I’m excited to share them on my blog. To read the current quarterly newsletter, you can sign up via my author website via this link. I’ve included a link to this […]April 2019 Quarterly Author Newsletter — This Is My Truth Now
It just occurred to me this morning, that both our adult children are up bright and early heading on their own individual, unique adventures.
Both of them have been embracing life to the fullest of their individual ability, facing up to life’s challenges, enhancing their potential, writing their story and creating dreams to cherish.
You might ask what’s unusual about two adult children getting on with life?
Well, simply because they are examples of what resilience looks like.
They have travelled the long and ugly road of bullying and learned well from its scars. They have swam and often sank in its muddy waters but both have refused to be broken. They have both instead re-crafted themselves into emerging and evolving version of themselves.
And I am a mother, like any mother, who is both proud of them and equally trusts in their own ability to be proud of themselves.
The mistake we made, which I’d like to share with other parents is…
We taught our children to have respect for others but we forgot to teach them; actually we couldn’t teach them the importance of self-respect, because we didn’t know ourselves how important it was. We have painfully learned, that self-respect is vital and the only way to get it is to respect yourself enough to
EXPECT RESPECT FROM OTHERS and take NOTHING LESS!
I wish you and yours, similar life learning and life embracing adventures.
Have you or your family experienced bullying? Have you learned the importance of self-respect?
Mindfully Marie Xx
Staying in touch with the reasons you became a teacher is one of the best ways to ensure you don’t get jaded and lose your enthusiasm in the rigmarole and bureaucracy of teaching life. Over time, people tend to see more obstacles and allow the politics to rob them of the joy of the job. […]Know Your Mission: Finding Purpose in Your Life & Work as a Teacher.. — Tea4Teacher
A timely share by Anna J, as we approach the final term and our batteries start to lag…good reminders for teachers but also anyone involved in parenting!
your heart and soul,
to lead you
to the places that
your eye and mind,
can’t even begin to see or perceive!
Follow this link to find philip Abang…
Today, I am at a loss to find the right words, and that’s a first for me, being Irish! Philip Abang asked if he could share my post ‘Scatter’ A simple reblog would have filled me with happiness but to find he had applied his creative talent to my words and produce something so colourful and beautiful fills me with pride and joy! But to follow that up with such an affirming and encouraging write-up/testimonial is a whole new experience for me! Take a tour of Philip’s blog, you won’t be disappointed! Le grà, Marie
As we age...
I was reading the post Monday’s Memory Lane… 3.Scatter the previous week and was drawn to these inspiring words;
“As we age, we change how we think, how we feel and how we behave. We drop old habits and seek out new. Enjoy scattering your thoughts…some go unseen and blow away on the breeze but some nourish the ground they fall on.” _Marie
Marie wrote these inspiring words on her website Create Space. I thought it was great and insightful about life, so I decided to place her quote on a photo I had taken above to convey a kind of meaning.
Marie is an amazing writer and has an exceptional skill in interpreting life, art, design, almost anything. I am a huge admirer of her works. I highly recommend visiting her website and follow her works. She is incredible.
Design, Art direction, Post By Philip Abang