Harmonious Process

Day 364 “With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.” – William Wordsworth It’s no coincidence that it’s my father’s birthday today, two days before my year-end finale, two days before I complete my Thirty-One Days Of December positivity song. My fatherContinue reading “Harmonious Process”

Hidden Treasures

Day 326 “In our ability to think about something differently lies the power to make it different.” – Marianne Williamson Earlier this week, I received an email with an intriguing blog challenge – to write on any topic, but through a new lens. The host of the challenge concluded with a remark that holds true for everything in life:Continue reading “Hidden Treasures”

A Belly Full Of Love

Day 294 “Love people. Cook them tasty food.” – Bumper Sticker When I was growing up, my dad always insisted we have dinner as a family. Even when I was older and still living at home, I made a point of coming home for dinner no matter what I was doing. When I moved across the continent to California,Continue reading “A Belly Full Of Love”

Thought Free Zone

Day 203 “They say, “Look before you leap.” So look. But do not look for too long. Do not look into the void of uncertainty trying to predict each and every possible outcome, to evaluate every possible mistake, to prevent each possible failure. Look for the opportunity to leap, and leap faster than your fearContinue reading “Thought Free Zone”

Sweet Talk

Day 201 “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” – YehudaContinue reading “Sweet Talk”

Lucky 7

Day 182 “Focusing on the good isn’t just about overcoming our inner grump to see the glass half full. It’s about opening our minds to the ideas and opportunities that will help us be more productive, effective, and successful at work and in life.” – Shawn Achor Today marks the completion of the first six monthsContinue reading “Lucky 7”

Summer of Love

Day 172 “And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Today is a day of rare cosmic coincidence – the full ‘Strawberry Moon’ meetsContinue reading “Summer of Love”

Father Knows Best

Day 171 “Thanks Dad, For all the love you gave me, For all the games we played, For all the stories you told me, For all the lessons laid, For being my teacher, my mentor, my protector & my best friend, For always having my back, For knowing my greatness, & teaching me to seeContinue reading “Father Knows Best”

Moksha

Day 170 “To see and live from a higher context, we must begin to see that change is not threatening, it just is. It is the movement of Life around the constant and permanent presence of our Higher Self, our God Within. It is seeing and living from the perspective that everything is perfect andContinue reading “Moksha”

The Magic of Believing

Day 169 “What I have learned from the year past is something about miracles – miracles of healing and answered prayer and unexpected happy endings. Each came quietly and simply, on tiptoe, so that I hardly knew it had occurred. All this makes me realize that miracles are everyday things. Not only the sudden, greatContinue reading “The Magic of Believing”