Live in the Moment…

Today is a bit of a dreary day, here in West Michigan.  It is chilly, forcing me to pull out my fleece hoodie and wool socks…again!   I find myself reflecting, on these calm and peaceful Spring days, reminding myself to live in the moment, regardless of the weather.

The conclusion of my posts always read: love yourself, embrace yourself, just be you. This is not only a daily reminder for myself, but to those reading. We all have a plethora of stories to share. Our stories are brimming with joy, sorrow and some serious plot twists. Regardless, I truly believe we will never be given anything in life that we can’t embrace, handle or overcome.

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As we journey through life’s ubiquitous tribulations, we must always begin from within. We must love ourselves first, at any given moment, no matter what the circumstances. Stop wasting moments waiting for your “perfect self” or the “perfect weather”. Embrace yourself each and every moment, regardless of how you look or feel. Our chapters won’t always be filled with happiness and our reflections won’t always display the strongest versions of ourselves. Welcome to life…embrace the amazing, the awful and the in betweenimg_1578

Take a moment to remind yourself what is truly important. Focus on your journey and how far you have climbed. Think of those stormy waters and recognize how the winds have shifted. Take a moment to breathe and feel joy inside. Celebrate how far you have come, up until this moment. Don’t turn the page to tomorrow, before you have even experienced today.

So, on this beautiful Tuesday, WATER YOURSELF WITH LOVE and allow yourself to FLOURISH! It doesn’t matter how you look or feel! Just focus on flourishing to the best of your ability! At the end of today, remind yourself that you did the best you could and that is truly enough. And this my friends, will allow you to GROW

Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…
♥Roda

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Roda’s Critter Connection:

Up close and personal, with the Italian Honey Bees…

 

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Worker Bee

 

 

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Heads and Tails

 

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So fuzzy!!!

 

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She’s Got the Look!

Grab your camera and join me in celebrating Mother Nature’s beautiful critters! I can’t wait to see what you discover!

For an up close and personal look at all of my favorite critters, visit my photo gallery Nature’s Lens

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

♥Roda