Monthly Archives: March 2015

3/31/15–Growth

“Spring is the time for growth and growth is both beautiful and painful. I remember being a little child getting episodes of terrible leg pains laying in bed at night–the doctor said it was ‘growing pains’–sometimes it hurts to grow.  … Continue reading

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3/30/15–Depth

“What lies in our own hidden depths? From the mud of self blooms a perfect flower.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/30/15

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3/28/15–Get Dirty

“One of the greatest pleasures in life is to get dirty!” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/28/15

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3/27/15–Compassion

“Compassion doesn’t need to be saved and rationed. Compassion should be infinitely plentiful within us. We needn’t decide who or what is worthy of compassion, for all of life is worthy of compassion. Blessed are the compassionate, for they shall … Continue reading

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3/26/15–We Become

“Surround yourself with peace, love, & beautiful flowers!” I’ve been thinking the last few days about life and people. We choose who we want to be. It may not always be conscious choices, but we are, nonetheless, making them. What … Continue reading

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3/25/15–Anger, Hurt, My Old Friends

“Sometimes we sit with our anger and hurt too long. We breathe life into it, keeping it thriving and growing. We can’t move forward from past hurts because our pain becomes a comfort to us, like a bitter, old friend. … Continue reading

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3/24/15–Flower Strength

“All the glory of life can be cradled by one springtime blossom; such is the strength of flowers.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/23/15

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3/23/15–Be Kind

“In all dealings with each other, be kind. Sometimes in our society kindness is seen as a weakness, but radical kindness takes great courage, great humility, and great compassion. I think it is often ridiculed by people who find it … Continue reading

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3/21/15–Knowledge

“We speak often of questing for knowledge, but sometimes, in stillness, knowledge finds us.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/21/15

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3/20/15–Grandfather Spring

“Spring is the living bridge between death and rebirth, between slumber and awakening!” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 3/20/15 This is an old piece that I wrote almost 10 years ago.  I thought you might enjoy it. Grandfather Spring–A Tribute A Spring … Continue reading

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