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Prayers, Poems and Affirmations that help you

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skyblue

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I thought it would be a good idea for us to make a thread of positive Prayers, Poems and Affirmations that could help us throughout hard times and to give us inspiration.

I'll start with the famous Serenity Prayer, I'm not religious, but I do believe in a higher power, so I have left out the name God to begin with. (I hope I don't upset anybody by doing this).


Grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference
 
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skyblue

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“Dance like nobody’s watching;
love like you’ve never been hurt.
Sing like nobody’s listening;
live like it’s heaven on earth.”
 
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skyblue

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I asked for this thread to be moved to the Recovery Forum as I think it belongs there rather than a specific illness forum :) and so if you'd like to post, I'll see you there :flowers:
 
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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind
 
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And this too shall pass.

i had this tatooed on the inside of my lowe arm in march when i was in India with the symbol OM underneath, as when i get stressed and worried i used to say it and turn my left wrist over... so i had a tat lol, i am very lady like and smart with my apperiance... so went down a storm at work and the kids just shook thier heads thinking mum has had a mid life crisis ( im 44 and a grandmother) which in some ways i have.
My dd was diagnosed bp last year and as you guys can understand as you suffer, was awfull to watch her ( let alone the last 5 years).
i was at breaking point myself by my holiday and it was a wonderfull place to go.
my mantra has helped me so much.please use it and see if it brings you peace.
love to all x (y)
 
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And this too shall pass.

i had this tatooed on the inside of my lowe arm in march when i was in India with the symbol OM underneath, as when i get stressed and worried i used to say it and turn my left wrist over... so i had a tat lol, i am very lady like and smart with my apperiance... so went down a storm at work and the kids just shook thier heads thinking mum has had a mid life crisis ( im 44 and a grandmother) which in some ways i have.
My dd was diagnosed bp last year and as you guys can understand as you suffer, was awfull to watch her ( let alone the last 5 years).
i was at breaking point myself by my holiday and it was a wonderfull place to go.
my mantra has helped me so much.please use it and see if it brings you peace.
love to all x (y)
What a lovely idea. I'm a Nanna too aged 50, I started getting tatoos in my 30's. Everybody thought I was mad then:D
 
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skyblue

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Lal10 and Suki, they're both great sayings :) And I agree with Summer Isles, Suki, what you did was a brilliant idea !
Lal10 and Suki - Thanks so much for sharing. x
 
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thanks ladies, nanas rock lol!!!
how are you Sky?? i was thinking about you.
I am taking dd to a buddist retreat up near Pocklington tommorow for a day of " mindfullness and meditation" im rusty and jem has never tried it. im hoping it will be helpfull for her bp, what are you doing this bank hols i hope its something nice for you all xx
 
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thanks ladies, nanas rock lol!!!
how are you Sky?? i was thinking about you.
I am taking dd to a buddist retreat up near Pocklington tommorow for a day of " mindfullness and meditation" im rusty and jem has never tried it. im hoping it will be helpfull for her bp, what are you doing this bank hols i hope its something nice for you all xx

I'm still a bit all over the place Suki, but I'm getting there - I think :unsure:. Med's are starting to kick in.
I apologise for not getting back to your pm you sent me, my mind's been racing 100mph and I haven't been able to concentrate very well, thanks for your advice, I really appreciate it.

Before I became unwell again, I was looking into Buddist Retreats, I think it'll be really helpful. Once things have settled a bit, I'll carry on with the things I was doing before.

I've got no idea what we're up to bank hols. Partners probably working as usual and really I'm just taking the days as they come at the moment. But I'm hoping to keep the kids happy in whatever they wish to do.

Have a good one though, take care :flowers:x
 
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An affirmation (particularly when I'm anxious or stressed):

'All is well, and all is well, and all manner of things shall be well.'

(After Julian of Norwich, 1342 – circa 1416, Christian anchoress and mystic)
 
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The Gestalt Prayer by Fritz Perls

"I do my thing and you do your thing.
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations,
And you are not in this world to live up to mine.
You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful.
If not, it can't be helped."
 
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Thanks emski that's beautiful! I'll be using that one!
 
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peom...Hush...the night...whispers...delight...

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:grouphug:
Goodnight dear friends...out there...
Softwhisper...
Sleeps...
Without a dare...
 
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