Saturday, November 08, 2008

IF : Wise Advice


There are many people out there who don't have anyone. No one to share their stories with. No one to eat dinner with or to sit on the porch steps and chat with. No one to comfort them when they're feeling sad or lonely.

Most times all these folks need is just five minutes of listening with an open heart. Someone to tell them there are better days ahead. Someone to encourage them and show them why it's worth getting out of bed in the morning.

Be that someone. Be inspired to change someone's life with a simple kindness.

Your life will be enriched tenfold.

34 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous. Wonderful message too!

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  2. Oh Lolo! What a heartwarming message this is!
    Indeed if we all spread a little love and warmth around the world would be so much better!
    Lovely collage to go with this!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Hug >M<

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  3. Amazing and beautiful art and message. So true! Very good!

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  4. Very, very nice collage and even truer sentiment!

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  5. Wonderful image! Yes, it is true... I can't tell you how much I enjoy Ted's Mom, today we went to a couple of Christmas Boutiques together and bought a pineapple upside-down cake. Hmmm can't wait for dessert tonight!

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  6. beautiful colors, nice combo and inspirational message!! thanks for sharing.

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  7. Beautiful words and picture!

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  8. This world needs some kindness after the unbelievable brutality people displayed surrounding this past election. What a sad world we live in.

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  9. beautiful illustration and a great message, really love the colours

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  10. This is gorgeous....
    You heart is just as lovely....
    Wonderful message!

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  11. Heartfelt message and beautiful artwork:)

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  12. Bravo! Bravo! I'm standing clapping! Beautifully executed and lovely post!

    http://indigeneartforms.blogspot.com

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  13. Lolo this is sooo gorgeous! Definitely one of my faves!

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  14. Birds and flowers two of my favorite things all together here in this wonderful illustration. That was pretty WISE of you. Great color and yes, very inspiring!!! Have a wonderful week my friend.

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  15. Such a beautiful piece and words Laurel. Many of us have been at that place at one point or another and forget what it can be like.

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  16. Such compassionate advice. And just think, you did that by writing those words on your blog, for many people. :-)

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  17. Lovely imagery and such wise words. I try to practice this with an elderly friend who does get lonely. I always come away feeling good and so does she. I need to visit her soon, thanks for the reminder :)

    Have a wonderful week!

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  18. oOoOoOo lolo, this is great illustration! your essay is so beautiful and wise! ;]]]

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  19. Fabulous! I want to give you a big hug!
    You are the deal :)

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  20. Thank you Laurel- you live by those words with the kind and encouraging comments you leave on my blog.
    Nice illustration - love the colors and layout and wise advice.

    Kate

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  21. really lovely collage! nice job, and what a great message!

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  22. Thanks so much for this blog post and for your kind words of support on my blog re: my blog post a few days ago...Your reaching out was so soothing.
    Supria

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  23. I'd like to think that most people have it within them to be that someone, but you, you, young lady... you have such a wonderful way of reminding us all and inspiring us to be better people... and you do it with the bonus of beautiful art to accompany the message. This collage is just so very lovely. Thanks for always being so inspiring.

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  24. wise words and a beautiful illustration. is that a dahlia, my favorite?

    :)

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  25. what a great message and collage, you always inspire me.

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  26. those are wise words indeed. nice collage too :)

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  27. lovely illo and great message,love it

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  28. wise words indeed… and so true… geat work…

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  29. I would like to drape myself in your wonderful colours here! Off again to go visit Sophie. More photos follow.

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  30. True, wise, inspiring work here as always- positive and peaceful!!! Thanks

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