Being kind to yourself and to others along the way……it’s all about love: love for yourself and sending love out to others.

Treasured girlfriends came over for supper on Friday night and Emily and I had a lovely time, as it is a gift when you can sit and share with love and trust.

I had two conversations with close friends over the weekend about friendship and love: one on Skype (a marvelous invention) and another on the phone. Our friendships are knitted together with love, humour and unfailing support and my gratitude for the love of my friends knows no bounds.

As life’s bicycle keeps turning this week Emily has had a set-back to her plans and her Dad and I have ‘ring-fenced’ her with love this morning to prop her up and carry her forward. Our marriage may have broken down some time ago but our love for Em continues and she very much needed us both today.

Pure love is without judgement, supports unconditionally and wraps us up when we need it most. I am grateful for all of it.


22 Responses to “Being kind to yourself and to others along the way……it’s all about love: love for yourself and sending love out to others.”

  1. 1 Jeannie March 12, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    It is that love which gives us wings to fly…what a gift for your daughter. I love this post of yours Jane. xo


    • 2 Jane Thorne March 12, 2012 at 3:54 pm

      Thank you so much for taking the time to read and leave such a lovely comment. We have just walked the ‘boys’ (our dogs) around the park and I watched Em’s happy face and listened to her talking. Life is presenting us with a new chapter when she heads off to Uni in September but she wants to be close enough so I can bob over to her for Saturday lunch and catch-up natters when necessary…blessings x


  2. 3 Eric Alagan March 9, 2012 at 1:42 am

    Emily is fortunate to have such lovely parents and as Peter said, the sun will rise…Luv and hugz, Eric


  3. 5 Michael March 9, 2012 at 12:29 am

    Hi Jane, I love to share this, “7×7 Link Award” with your goodself . I wish you can accept this. The details are in my latest post. Meanwhile, thanks for the friendship. Have a great day ahead.!!!


  4. 9 granbee March 8, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    Jane, kudos to you and Emily’s dad for unquestioningly joining hands to “ring her about” with love and support! This is true love, for sure. It does not require romance at all, does it? I miss close female women friends; and only have a very few here in this NW Alabama, ultra-conservative town. But I know what you mean about even a few close friends connecting in love! Hooray!


    • 10 Jane Thorne March 9, 2012 at 9:10 am

      True love stands aside from our own issues, needs or agenda…it’s not about Sean nor I, but about Emily and what she needs to feel secure I think. How on earth did you find yourself in an ultra-conservative town Rose? I am sure of one thing though and that is like minded souls will be drawn to your light no matter where you are. Much love coming to you from across ‘the Pond’…xxxx


  5. 11 1smiles March 8, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    You are the most amazing woman. I’m so thankful to have met you. Your darling EM will come out of this direction change with flying colors.
    Love to you both,
    Jeannie xxxxx


  6. 13 elenacaravela March 8, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    So nice to read first thing in the AM:)


  7. 15 Francina March 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    Pure love is indeed an exceptional gift , Jane.

    Have a lovely day… Francina xx


  8. 17 maturestudenthanginginthere March 8, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    I am sure Emily appreciates being ring-fenced by your love. Often if we can find it in us to throw some love at a problem it can have magical results. What a lovely positive post.


  9. 19 Grandfathersky March 8, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    As the sun rises on everyone …


  10. 21 lostupabove March 8, 2012 at 10:50 am

    “Love”ly post, dear Jane. Take care. xxxx


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