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”

Uniquely Woven

Day 314 “Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.” – Mahatma Gandhi Like many people in America, and around the world, I was in a state of shock after hearing the results of the presidential election last night. After the shock wore off, my firstContinue reading “Uniquely Woven”

Today Is The Day

Day 312  “Today is a new day. Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentalityContinue reading “Today Is The Day”

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”

They Did It. So Can You.

Day 277 “Follow your passion. The rest will attend to itself. If I can do it, anybody can do it. It’s possible. And it’s your turn. So go for it. It’s never too late to become what you always wanted to be in the first place.” – J. Michael Straczynski I often write about theContinue reading “They Did It. So Can You.”

Peck. Not Speck.

Day 273 “If we understood the power of our thoughts, we would guard them more closely. If we understood the awesome power of our words, we would prefer silence to almost anything negative. In our thoughts and words we create our own weaknesses and our own strengths. Our limitations and joys begin in our hearts.Continue reading “Peck. Not Speck.”

Come Alive

Day 267 “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman I came across this thought-provoking post by Angel Chernoff, but at the end of her post, she says to ‘go forth and be the changeContinue reading “Come Alive”