Reflection

re·flec·tion
rəˈflekSH(ə)n/
noun
noun: reflection
  1. the throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it.
    “the reflection of light”
    synonyms: sending back, throwing back, casting back

    “the reflection of light”
    • an amount of light, heat, or sound that is reflected by a body or surface.
      plural noun: reflections
      “the reflections from the streetlights gave us just enough light”
    • an image seen in a mirror or shiny surface.
      “Marianne surveyed her reflection in the mirror”
      synonyms: imagemirror imagelikeness

      “her reflection in the pond”
    • a thing that is a consequence of or arises from something else.
      “a healthy skin is a reflection of good health in general”
      synonyms: indicationdisplaydemonstrationmanifestationMore

    • a thing bringing discredit to someone or something.
      “it was a sad reflection on society that because of his affliction he was picked on”
      synonyms: sluraspersion, imputation, reproachshamecriticism

      “a sad reflection on society”
    • MATHEMATICS
      the conceptual operation of inverting a system or event with respect to a plane, each element being transferred perpendicularly through the plane to a point the same distance the other side of it.
  2. serious thought or consideration.
    “he doesn’t get much time for reflection”
    synonyms: thoughtthinkingconsiderationcontemplationdeliberation, pondering, meditationmusingrumination;

    formalcogitation
    “after some reflection, he turned it down”
    • an idea about something, especially one that is written down or expressed.
      “reflections on human destiny and art”
      synonyms: opinionthoughtviewbelieffeelingideaimpressionconclusionassessment;More

       

     

    Just coming off of three days away from everything in the world, and I need a vacation from the vacation. It is all good, but fascinating how exhausting reflection, socialization, eating non stop, and delving deep into your soul is.

    The word reflection has so many meanings, it makes me think of a mirror, as well as of reviewing life and making decisions.

    Afshine Emrani
    From Rabbi Wolpe: Rabbi Azriel Hildesheimer explains – if you drop a stone it falls to earth because that is its origin. If you light a fire it leaps up because it is nourished by air above. Everything seeks its source. The soul longs to return to God, to soar, to rise. Teshuva means return – to reconnect with our Source. #Elul

    I just did one of those game quizzes about what kind of Doula am I. I usually describe myself as an empowerment Doula. I support, but focus on the woman finding her power and creating an environment where she feels she can make her own choices. The result I got was NURTURER, which is also true, because in the moment I become what they need, it is hard to put into words, but nurturer comes close.

    A Doula is specifically labor support, there is also post partum, and some specialties such as termination. However, we become support people in many areas of our lives, take this Doula quiz and see what is your support specialty, What Kind Of Doula Are You?!

    I really loved the quiet of the last few days,

    I also love the quiet when my kids are in school and I get to focus on me,

    I love my alone time,

    Coach Yulia

     

     

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