=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= PEBBLE =o=o=o=o=o==o=o
I made my life easier, I stopped fighting myself.
-Cynthia Saint James, submitted by Erica H., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= BOULDER =o=o=o=o=o=o=o
To realize your true measure, you must wait for the right moment and
the right conditions. When the time comes, you are awakened as if
from a dream. You understand that what you have found is your own and
doesn’t come from anywhere outside.
-Buddist Sutra, submitted by Linda L., Allen Park, Michigan
=o=o=o=o=o=o=o= PONDER =o=o=o=o=o=o=o=o
Many of our weekly splashes encourage creating ripples for other
people, providing a gentle reminder that kindness towards others
usually helps YOU too. Ripples need to go directly inward also!
When we learn to honor our own needs and goals, we evolve as more
powerful individuals who can increase the quantity and quality of the
help we offer others. During this week, your challenge is to be
gentle with yourself: silent any self-defeating messages that pop
into your head and replace them with kind words of support. You will
notice the difference, and so will the people around you!