It’s Not-So-Random After All

Day 337 “No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.” –Continue reading “It’s Not-So-Random After All”

Always A Reason

Day 336 “It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” – Eckhart Tolle I initially included this first principle of positivity in the introduction post to my The Thirty-One Days Of December series, and then I thought that this most significant practice deserves its own post, plus myContinue reading “Always A Reason”

The Thirty-One Days Of December

Day 336 “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar Welcome December! This long-awaited month has finally arrived. December is the most festive time of the year, filled with hope and the possibility of holiday miracles – there’s positively magic in the air! It’s alsoContinue reading “The Thirty-One Days Of December”

Who’s There?

Day 335 “We can’t predict all the struggles and storms in life, not even the ones just around the next corner, but as persons of faith and hope, we know beyond a shadow of any doubt that…the best is yet to come.” – L. Tom Perry Today is a remarkable day for me – it marksContinue reading “Who’s There?”

Hamper Of Love

Day 334 “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 The dictionary defines giving as “the act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting…to others,” but in truthContinue reading “Hamper Of Love”

Perfect Fit

Day 333 “The truth is to love yourself with the same intensity you would use to pull yourself up if you were hanging off a cliff with your fingers. As if your life depended upon it.” – Kamal Ravikant Holiday parties, work get-togethers, family gatherings and the like can be overwhelming and stressful at this timeContinue reading “Perfect Fit”

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”

Bright Lights, Big City

Day 331 “I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, “There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.” – Robert De Niro The holiday season is upon us, with all its merriment, foodContinue reading “Bright Lights, Big City”

Reboot

Day 330 “If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true were really true, there would be little hope of advance.” – Orville Wright What if we all weren’t satisfied with the status quo? Take a look at this thought-provoking video for today’s Food For Thought Friday series post: What if we all embraced Who We ReallyContinue reading “Reboot”

I’m Grateful For It All

Day 329 “Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” – Catherine Pulsifer It’s Thanksgiving in the U.S. today – a day when people take time out from the crazy in their lives to think about what’s really important to them; to reflectContinue reading “I’m Grateful For It All”