I used to suffer so much in relationships. Not just love relationships, but with family and friends as well. (Yes, family members can be draining, although no one likes to admit it.) Love is not supposed to be painful. These … Continue reading
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Tagged abuse, choices, emotional abuse, growth, life, life lessons, Love, love relationships, Observations, pain, personal, relationships, self-esteem, self-love, Spirituality, Truth
Blurry eyed and bushy-tailed, I caught the sunrise in my living room… I ran for the iPhone to capture the moment… I sometimes take the morning sun for granted… Today is a new day. Don’t drag yesterday into today. Don’t … Continue reading
Posted in Brooklyn, Dwelling, Lifestyle, Love, NYC, Observations, Philosophies, Photography, Spirituality
Tagged iphone, morning sun, observation, personal philosophies, sunrise
Let go of anger… give love and light to those who are not vibrating on your same frequency… It is unnecessary to react to those who prefer unconscious living… You can’t control anyone… Accepting their choices frees you… no need … Continue reading
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Tagged blooms, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Cherry Blossom, choices, hobbies, iPhone 4S, iPhoneography, life, life lessons, Lifestyle, Nature, New York City, NYC, Photography, pink, pink flowering tree, random thought, relationships, Spirituality, spring, Sun, treet
Life Lessons From a 5 Year Old.
After a day filled with love and affection from my new French-Algerian family, I pounced on the opportunities to show courage… going outside my comfort zone… We spent an enchanting morning in Nîmes (south of France) with our hosts. In … Continue reading
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Tagged Ales, animals, comfort zone, europe, facing fears, France, heyjoenyc, life lessons, Lifestyle, love and support, Observations, pets, Self Improvement, South of France, vacation
I have a dream… no more hate… only love and acceptance for all…. Living Authentically.
Posted in Hobbies, Lifestyle, Love, Philosophies, Photography, Travel
Tagged apple, heyjoenyc, iPhoneography, Love, Martin Luther King Jr, memorials, MLK day, Photography, roadtrip, Travel, washington dc
This week I received a card from David… just because. And now I’m sharing….. just because… Spread nothing but love today, and always….. Living Authentically.
I’ve been sick for a whole week, just when I decided to make an effort to post more often. Anyhow…. I listen to other music besides the 80’s, including Amanda Palmer. She lives her life authentically…… not afraid of bringing … Continue reading
I feel more vulnerable than ever, 9/11 left a gaping hole and now Hurricane Sandy. It isn’t just a news story. (But it never is just a news story with me.) This storm affected everyone I know in some way … Continue reading
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Tagged Breezy Point, Brooklyn, Donations, heyjoenyc, Hurricane Sandy, Lifestyle, Nature, New Yorkers, NYC, Photography, transportation, Volunteering
Hurricane Sandy stranded two lovely Berliners now staying with me until their flight home. (My mind is always partly outside of the Divided States.) These photos were taken at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany. … Continue reading
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Tagged Berlin, blog world, disability, gay, Germany, heyjoenyc, Intolerance, Jewish, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Photography, politics, random thoughts, Religion, Sandy, Travel