Heart of the Lotus

Heart 26 by Mary Gow

Heart 26 by Mary Gow

Heart No. 26 has a natural feeling to it. It’s within a plant. It’s growing.

“Be like a lotus. Let the beauty of your heart speak.
Be grateful to the mud, water, air and the light.”
― Amit Ray, author of “Nonviolence: The Transforming Power”

Watch Marie Forleo’s interview of Seth Godin “Show Up and Do the Work, Even If You Don’t Feel Like It” is here:
https://youtu.be/a8j7HbJFmiA

Seth Godin inspires me in this interview – to the point I decided to post today’s not so perfect Heart No. 26.

By the way, today I found out I could restore my blog to what it looked like a week ago. It worked. What a relief!

Most importantly I am showing up to stay consistent in my desire to post at least once a week after posting 25 hearts in 25 days in a row.

Keep the faith.

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Heart Imaginings
Heart Charge
Grateful Heart
Heart Flow

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Heart Glow

Heart No. 25 By Mary Gow

Heart No. 25 By Mary Gow

We are now 75 days away from Valentine’s Day.

Now that you have a taste of my Hundred Heart Project, I’m going to be posting at a slower pace . . . though the countdown continues to Heart Day!

“The glow of one warm thought to me is worth more than money.” -Thomas Jefferson

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Heart Imaginings
Cay 22 – Heart Charge
Day 21 – Grateful Heart
Heart in the Flower of Life

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Heart for the Holidays

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Heart No. 24 by Mary Gow

Tis the season to be jolly even though there’s a pandemic going on. This heart reminds me of Santa Claus’ red suit with the furry collar. This is a heart with a furry collar.

Season’s greetings – the change of seasons show us the beauty of letting go as we begin a new phase of lights twinkling inside and out.

Holidays don’t have to be a time of crazy chaos crammed with last minute what-evers.

Treat yourself to the cozy feeling, the warmth of a furry collar (fake fur, of course), and a cup of hot tea to nurture your spirit.

“Keep a cool head and a warm heart.” – Mike Love

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Day 23 – Heart Protected

Day 23 Heart by Mary Gow

Day 23 Heart by Mary Gow

Day 23’s heart is protected by tree branches.

I have a special place in my heart for trees. Growing up, there were many large oaks in the yard. For many years I’ve doodled trees and have hundreds of drawings of them I’ve shared with no one.

When I search on the internet for “tree protection” there’s all sorts of sites about how to protect trees during construction. Yet trees offer us protection – from too much wind, from too much sunshine, from too much rain, and more.

Like trees solidly in the ground, our inner tree branches protect our hearts from the elements.

Let stray hurtful words bounce back to where they came from. Stay open to expressing the love you wish to sprinkle the World with.

The tree within provides a solid foundation no one can touch or destroy without your permission.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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