I Like It

Day 299 “Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.” – Malcolm Muggeridge Our likes and dislikes are more than just ego-based preferences; they are part of our internal guidance system. I was reminded of that this morning. I choseContinue reading “I Like It”

Just For Fun

Day 289 “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Today was a pretty low-key day. I ran some errands, relaxed and read. Nothing seemingly remarkable happened. I spent some time feeling different emotions as part of a visualization exercise to notice how the Universe instantly responds to our intentions – it really does!Continue reading “Just For Fun”

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 toContinue reading “Chiaroscuro”

Nip It In The Bud

Day 287 “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” – Mark Twain I took my cat to the vet yesterday for her annual checkup. After her examination, the doctor told me that Ippa is “in intensely good health.” She suffered from mild asthma as aContinue reading “Nip It In The Bud”

Now You See It

Day 286 “Like attracts like. Whatever the conscious mind thinks and believes, the subconscious identically creates.” – Brian Adams Outside my bedroom window is a T-junction street where the base of the T is a 100-foot cul-de-sac directly ahead of me. The cross street is longer, and when I look out my window everyday, I tend to look leftContinue reading “Now You See It”

Mayor Of Positude

Day 285 “Gratitude, like faith, is a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it grows, and the more power you have to use it on your behalf. If you do not practice gratefulness, its benefaction will go unnoticed, and your capacity to draw on its gifts will be diminished. To be grateful isContinue reading “Mayor Of Positude”

Recognize It. Accept It. Own It.

Day 284 “Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.” – Jim Rohn At the beginning of this month, when I logged on to one of my first web-based email accounts, I was forced to changeContinue reading “Recognize It. Accept It. Own It.”

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”

Picture Perfect

Day 280 “The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” – Barbara Kingsolver I’m sure you’ve had a scenario in your life where youContinue reading “Picture Perfect”