Sign up is now open for the Blogging From A to Z Challenge (April 2015)


WOW…I can’t believe it’s almost that time again. Where did the time go? It seems like only yesterday I was finishing up my Z (Zeal) blog post that ended the Blogging from A to Z Challenge. What a great experience it was participating in that challenge! Sign up is now open and you can bet […]
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Compassion Never Goes Out of Style


Originally posted on yadadarcyyada:
When you rise you should bring others with you; when you descend, invite no one else along. Sometimes you will hate. Choose love. Sometimes you will be indifferent. Choose compassion. Sometimes you will despair. Choose hope. Was there always so much anger in the world or does the internet just give…

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?


Originally posted on Rudeysroom:
? “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou At a recent staff meeting at school, the hot topic was social emotional learning (SEL). We specifically modeled a tool to positively add to others’ lives. It was the Bucket Filler. We watched a video read aloud of the book Have…

The Ultimate Act Of Compassion ~ #1000Speak


When I signed up to join the #1000Speak movement and agreed to post an article about compassion I knew I wanted to write something unique. I wanted to find an act of compassion that ran so deep and that wasn’t often talked about. Compassion is an emotion that truly comes from the heart. It is […]
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Calling All Bloggers….#1000Speak


“Compassion is the basis of morality.”  -Arthur Schopenhauer   On February 20th I will be participating in 1000 Voices for Compassion #1000Speak. On this day, bloggers from all over the Internet will be publishing blog posts about anything and everything that has to do with compassion. What a great way to overflow the Blogosphere with […]
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Musical Monday ~ Love Songs 1


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Musical Monday ~ New Year Songs 1


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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Plucking Of My Heartstrings One Year Anniversary


One year ago today I published my very first blog post on this site.  I have learned so much about blogging over this past year, although I still consider myself very much a blogger in training. A very sincere THANK YOU to all those who have followed me this past year, either by blog, Facebook, […]
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The Ball Has Dropped….


  Wishing you all a year full of many blessings! ~Cheryl~

Musical Monday ~ Christmas Songs 2


Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. Music absolutely plucks at our heartstrings bringing to the surface a multitude of emotions. Someone once described music to me as […]
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