Live & Let Live

Day 257 “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw If you haven’t heard by now, Ryan Lochte was almost attacked by two protestors who rushed the stage last night on the season premier of Dancing With the Stars. LikeContinue reading “Live & Let Live”

Second Chances

Day 244 “But for that one moment – that one mistake – life would have been much different today. While it can’t be taken back, life is about second chances.” – William E. Lewis Jr. Today marks the completion of Kurilane’s eighth month of my year-long Positivity Project. I’ve covered the gamut as far as topics go, ranging from how toContinue reading “Second Chances”

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”

Rohtak to Rio

Day 231 “You were born a winner, a warrior, one who defied the odds by surviving the most gruesome battle of them all – the race to the egg. And now that you are a giant, why do you even doubt victory against smaller numbers and wider margins? The only walls that exist are thoseContinue reading “Rohtak to Rio”

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”

Run For The Border

Day 229 “In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” – Gordon B. Hinckley I woke up this morning with the memory of a grade-school project I did on the Olympics – I’m sure it came up because I’m a bit obsessed with the games this year, in caseContinue reading “Run For The Border”

Got Your Back

Day 228 “Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen.” – Pete Carroll As the saying goes…It takes a village. Like I said in yesterday’s post, children need support and encouragementContinue reading “Got Your Back”

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”

Role Models

Day 226 “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin Follow your bliss. I believe that’s what we’re all here to do, but figuring out what that is might be the most challenging part. Once you have figured out what you’re passionate about, you are naturallyContinue reading “Role Models”