Instinctive Joy

Day 346 “When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.” – Kahlil Gibran Like I said the other day, all of my 31 Principles of Positivity are intertwined. When you begin to practice positivity, you naturally begin to practice all of them. One ofContinue reading “Instinctive Joy”

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”

Practice Makes Present

Day 295 “Writing can be an incredible mindfulness practice.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness. You see the term everywhere you look these days. You’ve read about it here many times. There’s a constant barrage of messages telling us to be mindful, mine included. Easier said than done right? It’s easy to lose your focus and getContinue reading “Practice Makes Present”

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”

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”

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 youContinue reading “Might I Suggest…”

Planting Patience

Day 278 “You know great things are coming when everything seems to be going wrong. Old energy is clearing out for new energy to enter. Be patient!” – Idil Ahmed Sometimes it feels like no matter how hard you try, things just don’t seem to work out, and you just don’t get the results you’ve beenContinue reading “Planting Patience”

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.”