Ingrid Goff Maidoff - Tending Joy

Celebrating Poetry, Beauty,
& the Sacred Essence of Joy

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Our daughter Rose has graduated college and moved to Seattle.  She is very very happy there~ teaching sewing, learning to cook, falling in love.  And I miss her.  This is the card I chose to send her this week, from my collection of New Joyful Living Cards.

 

New this Spring!!! YES! It is Spring!!!

 


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Because so many beautiful people love my One Hundred Fortunes bundles, I’ve created One Hundred Blessings, with all new quotes inside.  It was a joy to assemble this collection.  I’m using softer colors for these, and the quotes lean toward love and blessings.  There are gift giver discounts for bulk purchases.

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Then I had the delighted idea to take the hundred fortunes AND the hundred blessings and put all 200 into a larger gift box.  I’ve called them A BOX OF FORTUNES, and they come in several beautiful patterns.

 

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I’ve also created a bunch of new Joyful Living cards.
 Click here to see them all.

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So much Beauty Being Expressed

When I first saw this video, my heart spoke to me and said, Imagine: there is so much beauty being expressed in this world that you are currently unaware of.

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Five Favorite Love Quotations… from the Love Box

I’m so excited to share these new Love Boxes with you- just in time for Valentine’s, but perfect love reminders for any time of year.  Each box contains 30 inspirational cards with a focus not merely on romantic love, but on the essence and essentialness of love- the presence and the practice of love- the beingness of it.

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For the Love Box Product page, visit here!

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Namaste Love & Oneness Blessing Bundles



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Each of these blessing bundles contains folded blessings, poems & inspiration to encourage a deep sense of love and oneness.

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They also have a sweet Quan Yin Charm, and a paper flower.

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This summer, when a yoga business owner bought over 20 bundles as gifts for her employees,
I remembered this: People who get it really get it.

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The above poem is in the Namaste Love & Oneness Bundle, and also found in the book, Befriending The Soul.

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Bundles may be purchsed by clicking this link.

 

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A gift with every order

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Aren’t these bookmarks pretty?  I love including one as a gift with every book.

The Tug of Autumn

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The Tug of Autumn

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At noon I stood in stillness,
amidst a cathedral of browning oaks,
chin up, mouth agape, watching
leaves languish from the trees.
It was raining and the tug of autumn
was surely here.
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I would like to be wiser, calmer,
more at home in the world.
I’d like to give my days
the delighted artfulness
of courtship, merging, lingering,
bearing witness, offering praise.
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I want to hold what holds us.
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~Ingrid Goff-Maidoff,
from the book of poems, What Holds Us
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Beauty I meant to Share Sooner

Is it ever too late to share glimpses of beauty?  Here are just a few pictures from summer…

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