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”

You Deserve It

Day 262 “Don’t ever criticize yourself. Don’t go around all day long thinking, ‘I’m unattractive, I’m slow, I’m not as smart as my brother.’ God wasn’t having a bad day when he made you… If you don’t love yourself in the right way, you can’t love your neighbour. You can’t be as good as youContinue reading “You Deserve It”

Valor

Day 255 “9/11, a day that changed this nation forever. RIP to all the fallen heroes. Gone but never forgotten.” – Unknown There are so many incredible stories of heroism from 9/11, and it seems more come out every year. I watched a couple of those stories today, and was reminded of a documentary from 2008 called 102Continue reading “Valor”

Ageless Beauty

Day 242 “We all age, we’re all going to die. It’s how we get there, and what we make of the trip.” – Carmen Dell’Orefice If there was ever a role model of how to stay positive in the face of adversity, and how to make your own luck, Carmen Dell’Orefice might just be the poster child. ThisContinue reading “Ageless Beauty”

Make It Count

Day 173 “As you keep your mind and heart focused in the right direction, approaching each day with faith and gratitude, I believe you will be empowered to live life to the fullest and enjoy the abundant life He has promised you!” – Victoria Osteen For most of this month, I’ve been focused on doingContinue reading “Make It Count”

Bedazzle

Day 127 RULE #26 NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF GLITTER “Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Seuss Have you ever seen the look in a child’sContinue reading “Bedazzle”

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”