Chiaroscuro

Day 288 "All the darkness of the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle, yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness." - Jewish Hanukah Prayer It's Food For Thought Friday, and today's daily prompt is candle. When I saw that I thought I would easily be able to find an inspiring passage or poem to …

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 harvest …

Might I Suggest…

Day 279 "The subconscious mind is like a suggestion box. Each day, it takes in hundreds of subtle suggestions placed there by ourselves and others. We, as humans, are highly suggestible beings. We respond to suggestions from others and from ourselves, hundreds of times each day." - Louis P. Bauer Doesn't today's feature image just make you …

Positive Impact

Day 276 "Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behaviours. Keep your behaviors positive, because your behaviors become your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny." - Mahatma Gandhi …

Joie de vivre

Day 270 “It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy.” - Lucille Ball I often write about doing what you love and following your bliss, but not everyone knows what they want, or is able to recognize what makes them happy - that's a critical first step. Even if you love what you do, …

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, …