15 April 2014

giveaway winner announced

congratulations to dawn who entered from the blog!

please leave a comment so i can get your address - thank you all so much for supporting the giveaway. 

10 April 2014

star stuff

in the 1970s, dr. carl sagan opened our minds to the fact that we are star stuff.
now, building upon the legacy of 'cosmos', dr. neil degrasse tyson explains how we are stardust and connected to all of the molecules and all of the atoms in the universe, including the ones that make up you.

this should take your breath away,
give your life a feeling of humbling magnitude,
you are gifted with being alive - 
right here, right now. 

and none of us knows for how long,
we are created equal in that respect. 

be mindful of wishing for the day to be over,
for thinking the weekend will bring you more joy.
joy is an attitude. 
(but when you do feel like that, and we all do at times,
just find something in those moments for which you are grateful.)

be aware of the love that is ever present,
that is available to us all.
the birds sing for us,
the sun shines and rain falls - 
breathe it in
give thanks,
then give something back.

the 'how' is your choice,
but the possibilities are endless. 

detail - reference to the fibonacci spiral 

it gets no better than that.


don't forget about the giveaway - details are here.

07 April 2014

a giveaway in the name of gratitude

be still necklace - mjd 2014
porcelain jiz0 - matt leavitt

the universe exists in a drop of water.

the universe exists in a fluttering green leaf.

the universe exists in you.

be still 
and know.

in appreciation for the support and care that comes from this community, i offer a giveaway of this necklace (made by me) and this beautiful jizo (made by matt leavitt). i will choose a name on april 15th, not for tax day but for the spectacular lunar eclipse that will occur that night. you don't have to post in other places, nor do you have to visit my fb or instagram pages. just leave a message here on this post. 

in thanks, 
mary jane

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