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THESE 3 THINGS 247

These 3 Things

THESE 3 THINGS 247

247 1. Happiness requires letting go of all meaning behind the word.  2. It would be nice if just once, it was in the first place I looked instead of the last.  3. Art allows us to start over with a lot less crying. Still ugly cry, but a lot less.  What did you learn today? Join me by using the #these3things and commenting below with your own These 3 Things. I want to hear what you are learning, laughing about, and living through.   xxx Lisa

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THESE 3 THINGS 246

These 3 Things

THESE 3 THINGS 246

246 1. From a single line of sight I watched two hawks in a redwood tree top and a tiny hummingbird perched on a pine tree branch. And then they were gone. I'm still trying to figure out the significance of the hawks. I will say that as soon as I created the photo for this post with the hawk feather, they appeared in the tree. Whoa, right?! 2. There's a reason it's one day at a time and not one thing at a time.  3. You are way more memorable than you think.  What did you learn today? Join...

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THESE 3 THINGS 245

These 3 Things

THESE 3 THINGS 245

245 1. "Let us dare to be tender." - King Philippe of Belgium at the unveiling of a memorial to the victims of the Brussels terrorist attacks last year. Yes, let's.  2. "Failure is informative." - Dave Chapelle.  3. "She's persistent. And thank goodness." The nurse at my daughter's school, speaking to me about my little hummingbird of a girl.  What did you learn today? Join me by using the #these3things and commenting below with your own These 3 Things. I want to hear what you are learning, laughing about, and living through. xxx Lisa

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THESE 3 THINGS 244

These 3 Things

THESE 3 THINGS 244

244 1. A good friend sent this quote my way today and yes. YES. "And I can't trust this world to teach their sons how to treat my daughter so I will raise her to be a sword. A spear. A shield. - Elizabeth Acevedo. 2. And there's my hawk in the tree again. Here's what I found out about the hawk as a spirit animal; Hawks offer great perspective. With keen eyesight and the ability to soar both high and wide, they enable you to see the bigger picture. They also signify leadership, strength, courage, and a very close...

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THESE 3 THINGS 243

These 3 Things

THESE 3 THINGS 243

243 1. On the way to school this morning my daughter told me that I'm the strongest woman she knows. I immediately broke down crying. So there's that. 2. Today was hard. I am tired. You never know what is going to get you through the day, that's why it's nice to have a mixed bag of inspiration. To stay afloat, I kept repeating my good friend Emily McDowell's saying, "I will not compare myself to strangers on the internet." And I didn't.  3. Always wear decent underwear. You never know when your 6 year old daughter is going to...

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