Category Archives: Managing my feelings

Thought for the Week

You will be your best self when you take time to understand what you really need, feel and want.

(Deborah Day, Film director and writer)

Help us to be true to ourselves. Amen

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No one knows how another person feels in private.

(Whitney Otto, Author)

Help us to avoid making assumptions about how other people may feel. Amen

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BreathingFeelings come and go, like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.

(Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist)

Help us to focus on the here and now. Amen

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Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

(Helen Keller, author, diplomat and leading humanitarian)

Help us to think about how our actions make others feel. Amen

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A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles.

(Chinese Proverb)

Help me to always speak kindly of others or to remain silent. Amen

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You cannot make yourself feel something you do not feel, but you can make yourself do right in spite of your feelings.

(Pearl Buck, Author)

Give me the courage to always do what I know is right. Amen

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Anger is without reason, but seldom a good one.

(Benjamin Franklin, American statesman, diplomat, writer, scientist and inventor)

Help me to develop the skills of being calm and patient. Amen

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You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see, but you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.

(Lao Tzu, Philosopher)

Help me to acknowledge and accept my own feelings. Amen

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Thought for the week - awarenessLet us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

(James Thurber, American author)

Give us the courage to reflect and change. Amen

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Good Things - thought for the week

Fear less, hope more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.

(Swedish Proverb)

Help me to do what I cannot do and be what I cannot be by myself. Amen