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Encouragement

I had the opportunity to hear some of John O”Donohue’s poems read by David Whyte who was a friend. It was wonderful and inspiritional. It seems everything O’Donohue wrote took the form of a blessing.

Ann - A Friend of Jesus 2013

Many times encouragement blesses someone to walk into their season, conquer a fear, feel loved, move forward, get a job, smile. The possibilities are endless to what words of encouragement can do! 😀

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God bless us, by faith, as we encourage those around us today! Let thy will be done.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

10 responses »

  1. Thank you and I appreciate the reblog (smile) Abundant blessing and enjoy your day!

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  2. That’s what we are here for.
    Leslie

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  3. Great inspiring post Ivon. We should all take this advice and run with it.

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  4. Great advice. Giving and receiving encouragement are both important in our lives. I’m going to share this on my blog.

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  5. Pingback: Encouragement | Gypsy Road Trip

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