So, after a number of years looking for another me I have decided that I am a snowflake, I am unique, and there is just one of me. Here are the basic instructions on how to fold a paper snowflake. We all come from God- but we are each unique beings and it’s up to us- what kind of people we want to be and how you we want to make our mark in the World. Join over 180,000 others who keep tabs on 'Or so she says...' family ideas & favorite things! That being said, there are people who have "terminal uniqueness" and seem to revel in making it a cause and to force it. Mummy Zen - Thank you! the magic christmas: lessons from my holiday tradition, we are snowflakes: how to celebrate uniqueness in others, growing through it: reflections on my new book, opening your mind : a workbook for self-discovery, 15 Reminders for Keeping Calm During A Pandemic, Living the HSP Life: Tips for Highly Sensitive People. It doesn’t hurt, and it is quite funny! December 22, 2009 at 03:54 PM, Posted by: It was the most snow I'd seen in a long, long time and the area where I live declared it a blizzard. Use marshmallows to make rice crispy treats. 4. When I share this fact with my students I tell them that God, our wonderful creator, never says "Oops! positively present | unique and one of a kind. #girl #tumblr #pinterest #christmas” To echo what you said, although we're all different, in many ways we're the same. They can get a little bit messy. December 21, 2009 at 10:28 AM, I love your snowflake/people analogy and so seasonal too :-). December 21, 2009 at 11:59 AM. should be like? Stop the blender occasionally and stir it around if you need to get any big ice pieces incorporated. Some people are shy about saying good things out loud about themselves, so it is good to practice! Really great comment, Alex! - I love the idea of a super skill. Perhaps that's one reason I clung so much to that Snowflake book. Create snowflakes from q-tips, adding a layer of glitter or fake snow to each unique creation. The short answer is yes, snowflakes really are different from one another. You can buy snow cone syrup to squeeze on top, or make your own with this simple recipe. In deep woods, the speaker of one poem sees the easily overlooked “Decorative/Tiny plants,” and notes their “Confidence and/Perseverance.” I wanted to be a snowflake. So beautiful, in fact, that I had to do some research to make sure I wasn’t being fooled by computer editing or animation. December 22, 2009 at 03:01 PM. And yeah, every person is unique. :). You can use a snowflake pattern, or, be creative and make your own designs. We wouldn't be assuming people should act or be a certain way. But there are others who insist that, for all our differences, we’re all, in the end, just snowflakes. LIKE EACH SNOWFLAKE WE ARE DIFFERENT - everyone is unique from head to toe. We like to say we have the MOTHER lode of ideas! Have children glue on fun foam snowflakes or snowflake stickers. Fore more Family Night ideas, try these posts: Project ‘Is Love Alive?’ – A Service Family Night. People are more unique than that. Happy Holidays Dani! Before class cut sheets of construction paper in half for the background (border) color. Just like a snowflake there are no two people alike. We want things to be in categories so we can understand them. Have you ever built a snowman or had a snowball fight? 10 Reasons I Love Being a Latter-day Saint, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Cliche as it might seem, you really are unique. :). "Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow." So, it's been a roller-coaster experience, and definitely not what we expected. :), Posted by: Read the scripture: Moses 2:27 “I, God, created man in mine own image, in the image of mine Only Begotten created I him; male and female created I them.”. I'm from this little town that shuts down at the sight of a flurry. “I will lose the habit of stars in the heavens, as frozen water loses the habit of snowflakes. What tactics do you use to remind yourself that others are unique? (For more examples, think back to 1998 and check out Everlast's "What It's Like," with lyrics that go something like, "I've seen a rich man beg/ I've seen a good man sin/ I've seen a tough man cry/ I've seen a loser win/ And a sad man grin/ I heard an honest man lie") As you can see from these lyrics (and thinking about examples you've probably seen in your own life), you know it's not always that easy to compartmentalize people. Posted by: ", Posted by: Make sure to add your own thoughts about each person. I'm me." The snowflake book is gorgeous! You're going to like her," rather than those times you have to say, "Well, she's nice, but... She can have a bad attitude sometimes. ** More bulletin board kits: What I've found is even when we meet someone who appears to have it all together, they too have issues and are looking for validation. Just like in the images of the snowflakes. How can we, like snowflakes, come together to make the world more beautiful? -- yet we're all uniquely who we are. We are all unique - like snowflakes There has been a flurry of news from the Braidwood Inquiry in Vancouver over the past day or two about various experts proposing how the safety issue with tasers may be related to heart disease. "she's nice but pathologically deranged. I think this is a particularly applicable thing during the holidays, when many of us will be spending time with people with whom we have quite a bit of history. And, of course, it brings me back to that analogy between snowflakes and people that implies that we, like those little flakes of snow, are all unique. ;) Thank you for sharing!! You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. A few days ago, I was browsing through my Facebook feed when I saw something that actually took my breath away. There is no one -- and never, ever will be anyone -- just like you. I've always wanted to be unlike anyone else (though, in high school, I'll admit that I bought in quite heavily to that whole conforming thing). And initially i was like, "bleh. When the bulletin board is all done, it states, "We are like snowflakes, all different. Thank You, God, For the gift of winter. Dani, You write beautifully and so much resonated with my spirit! If we're all unique, there really isn't any need to force it. positively present | ‘Or so she says…’ is a participant in a variety of affiliate programs, including the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. 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