It’s Not-So-Random After All

Day 337 “No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.” –Continue reading “It’s Not-So-Random After All”

Hamper Of Love

Day 334 “Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.” – Steve Maraboli The dictionary defines giving as “the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting…to others,” but in truthContinue reading “Hamper Of Love”

An Encouraging Word

Day 332 “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo F. Buscaglia Words are powerful. They plant the seeds of belief that ultimately create our reality. So, weContinue reading “An Encouraging Word”

It’s The Real Thing

Day 317 “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” – Barack Obama While I was at theContinue reading “It’s The Real Thing”

Vote For The American Dream

Day 302 “Now I don’t know about you, but I showed up on this planet as a happy little boy who liked myself. But it didn’t take long to learn that the people in authority knew more about me than I did. I learned that I needed to pay attention and that it was theContinue reading “Vote For The American Dream”

A Belly Full Of Love

Day 294 “Love people. Cook them tasty food.” – Bumper Sticker When I was growing up, my dad always insisted we have dinner as a family. Even when I was older and still living at home, I made a point of coming home for dinner no matter what I was doing. When I moved across the continent to California,Continue reading “A Belly Full Of Love”

The Joy Of Giving

Day 283 “Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.” – Steve Maraboli It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvestContinue reading “The Joy Of Giving”

The Road Best Traveled

Day 281 “Stay positive and believe in yourself. There will be bumps in the road, you will have setbacks, but if you stay positive and believe that you can get through it, you will.” – Savannah Rose Neveux Today’s Food For Thought Friday series is timely with the upcoming election in the United States. Elections often remind us ofContinue reading “The Road Best Traveled”

Happy Day

Day 269 “The essence of life is not in the great victories and grand failures, but in the simple joys. ” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie My day began with my cat Ippa, sleeping in way late, on top of me, and I didn’t have the heart to get up and disturb her, so I stayed in bed way late too,Continue reading “Happy Day”

Enough For Everyone

Day 266 “No matter how much we “drink” from the ocean; neither you or I will ever deplete its abundance.” – Rajni Kurichh We live in a world where we are taught that we must compete for the top spot, implying that we should strive to be better than others, rather than being the best we canContinue reading “Enough For Everyone”