Adventures

Day 264 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain I watched the last episode of a …

Take The Plunge

Day 247 “Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” - Steve Maraboli I needed some help to "jump off the cliff" as it were, on a decision that I've been teetering on, and, in …

Expect Good Things

Day 235 “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” - Abraham Lincoln Writing about the Olympic Creed reminded me of something I read long ago - an optimist's creed. Optimism is about expectation. The Universe responds to our thoughts and beliefs, so it delivers whatever you expect. If you expect bad …

Thank You, Rio

Day 234 "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it." - Hebrews 13:2 I had planned to title today's post for the closing of the 31st Olympiad in Rio "Gold Rush." I was going to share the highlights of the games, and …

Rohtak to Rio

Day 231 “You were born a winner, a warrior, one who defied the odds by surviving the most gruesome battle of them all - the race to the egg. And now that you are a giant, why do you even doubt victory against smaller numbers and wider margins? The only walls that exist are those …

Got Your Back

Day 228 "Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen." - Pete Carroll As the saying goes...It takes a village. Like I said in yesterday's post, children need support and encouragement …

Unstoppable

Day 227 “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.” - George Bernard Shaw An astrologer once told me that I …

Role Models

Day 226 “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” - James Baldwin Follow your bliss. I believe that's what we're all here to do, but figuring out what that is might be the most challenging part. Once you have figured out what you're passionate about, you are naturally …