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Friday, August 28, 2015

CELEBRATE This Week XCVII (97)


I'm glad you are here to celebrate! Share a link to your blog post below and/or use #celebratelu to share celebrations on Twitter. Check out the details here. Celebrate This Week goes live on Friday night around 10(ish). Consider it as a weekend celebration. Whenever it fits in your life, add your link. Please leave a little comment love for the person who link

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Once upon a time," he said out loud to the darkness. He said these words because they were the best, the most powerful words that he knew and just the saying of them comforted him."
 ---Kate DiCamillo (The Tale of Despereaux)

I've been focusing on the in and out of each breath.
Inhale.
Exhale.
Ordinary and mundane acts that work a miracle.
Inhale.
Exhale.
Live.

One chance at one life. One chance to do it the best

I used to get all worked up about getting it right. Now, I'm just glad to have a chance to do my best. So here I am, celebrating the chance to be the best
momma
teacher
writer

that I can be.


9 comments:

  1. Your post makes me smile because those are my exact sentiments right now. I recently heard someone say, "Don't get it perfect. Get it going." That's my new mantra and it's ok if I don't get it perfect. :) Thanks for everything Ruth! J

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  2. I believe that what you've celebrated is all we can ask, Ruth. To life's best!

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  3. I love it when I hear a child say "Let's pretend . . ." I don't know that we embrace the power of pretend and once upon a time enough these days.

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  4. Love your focus on those three roles - momma, teacher, writer. And celebrating the blessing that your writer self is to all of us!

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  5. This is sage advice for all of us today. What happened to the little photo link-ups? I was always so impressed that this site had photos to click on to link up with the others.

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  6. Love the directness and simplicity of this message,Ruth.

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  7. Hello Dear Ruth, I so appreciate your wise thoughts. Too often we strive to do way too much. You are right to focus on just the things that are most important. It's a balancing act. Thanks for the blessing of this celebration page.

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  8. Hello Dear Ruth, I so appreciate your wise thoughts. Too often we strive to do way too much. You are right to focus on just the things that are most important. It's a balancing act. Thanks for the blessing of this celebration page.

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  9. Such powerful and freeing words. Thanks for sharing them and the reminder to keep celebration a focus. Our lens changes everything.

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