Great Moments

Day 100 “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi I’ve been writing about positivity for 100 days today. I started this project to see how being positive would affect my life, and now I find myself inspired by the idea of making a difference in your lives. There isContinue reading “Great Moments”

Exercise Your Soul

Day 96 “People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself withContinue reading “Exercise Your Soul”

A Perfect Recipe

Day 93 “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” ― Steve Maraboli I had a conversation about Moksha today. It’s a Hindu concept, similar to Nirvana where once you achieve enlightenment, you no longer have to take birth anymore. Your cycle of reincarnationContinue reading “A Perfect Recipe”

Shine

Day 91 “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” – Wilma Rudolph Today is a big day for me, Kurilane has reached it’s first quarter milestone. Three months of positivity, and going strong. AsContinue reading “Shine”

Holi: A Colorful Celebration of Joy

Day 83 “May all your lives be as colorful as the Holi festivities which we are eagerly waiting for. Let us make others’ lives as colorful as we want ours to be. May your colorful lives touch the sky with glory.” – Unknown Today is Holi – the most colorful and vibrant Hindu festival of India.Continue reading “Holi: A Colorful Celebration of Joy”

Random Acts of Kindness

Day 79 “An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness. No reward coming after the event can compare with the sweet reward that went with it.” – Maurice Maeterlinck Have you ever done something nice for a stranger, just because you could, and then you felt good and happy all day because of it?Continue reading “Random Acts of Kindness”

Born To Be Wild

Day 71 “To really be free, You need to be free in the mind.” – Alexander Loutsis With thoughts of what we can learn from animals still fresh in my mind from yesterday’s post, I watched Ippa explore today. I noticed how freely she moves about, completely fearless, without a care in the world, confident that all herContinue reading “Born To Be Wild”

Sparkle

Day 58 “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I was awestruck the first time I saw the night sky at Yosemite National Park, I had never seen such a beautiful starry sky before. I guess that’s what people mean when they talk about the night sky in theContinue reading “Sparkle”

Divine Beauty

Day 56 “You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!” – Sai Baba I was thinking about expanding on yesterday’s theme in today’s post. I wanted to talk a bit about staying positive and believingContinue reading “Divine Beauty”

Flowers in the Desert

Day 54 “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bernard Williams My sister told me about her day at school today. She teaches ESL and her lesson plan involved her students sharing a story related to the topic she was teaching. She shared one student’s story with me. This young man, at 16Continue reading “Flowers in the Desert”