Faithful Companions

Day 245 “Lots of people talk to animals….Not very many listen, though….That’s the problem.” – Benjamin Hoff I’ve had a collection of animal quotes about how animals enrich our lives, teach us, and lead the way to being our best selves sitting in my draft folder since I wrote the post about how much we can learn fromContinue reading “Faithful Companions”

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”

What Do You Want?

Day 236 “[One] of the principal reasons why so many fail to get what they want is because they do not definitely know what they want, or because they change their wants almost every day.” “Know what you want and continue to want it. You will get it if you combine desire with faith. TheContinue reading “What Do You Want?”

Expect Good Things

Day 235 “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” – Abraham Lincoln Writing about the Olympic Creed reminded me of something I read long ago – an optimist’s creed. Optimism is about expectation. The Universe responds to our thoughts and beliefs, so it delivers whatever you expect. If you expect badContinue reading “Expect Good Things”

Thank You, Rio

Day 234 “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2 I had planned to title today’s post for the closing of the 31st Olympiad in Rio “Gold Rush.” I was going to share the highlights of the games, andContinue reading “Thank You, Rio”

My Way

Day 233 “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before” – Albert Einstein Everything comes in Divine Time. Patience is not my strong suit, it never has been, but I know from personal experience thatContinue reading “My Way”

Represent Yourself

Day 230 “Champions are not the ones who always win races – champions are the ones who get out there and try. And try harder the next time. And even harder the next time. ‘Champion’ is a state of mind. They are devoted. They compete to best themselves as much if not more than theyContinue reading “Represent Yourself”

Unstoppable

Day 227 “People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw An astrologer once told me that IContinue reading “Unstoppable”

Keep It Light

Day 225 “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. IfContinue reading “Keep It Light”

Inner Glow

Day 222 “The wonderful thing to understand here is that the energy that you radiate or send out attracts other situations, events, persons, etc., which are in harmony with your internal energy field.” – Baker Jacinto Have you ever walked into a room and felt tension, or met someone new and were instantly attracted orContinue reading “Inner Glow”