Chiaroscuro

Day 288 “All the darkness of the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle, yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.” – Jewish Hanukah Prayer It’s Food For Thought Friday, and today’s daily prompt is candle. When I saw that I thought I would easily be able to find an inspiring passage or poem toContinue reading “Chiaroscuro”

Nip It In The Bud

Day 287 “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” – Mark Twain I took my cat to the vet yesterday for her annual checkup. After her examination, the doctor told me that Ippa is “in intensely good health.” She suffered from mild asthma as aContinue reading “Nip It In The Bud”

Now You See It

Day 286 “Like attracts like. Whatever the conscious mind thinks and believes, the subconscious identically creates.” – Brian Adams Outside my bedroom window is a T-junction street where the base of the T is a 100-foot cul-de-sac directly ahead of me. The cross street is longer, and when I look out my window everyday, I tend to look leftContinue reading “Now You See It”

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”

Recognize It. Accept It. Own It.

Day 284 “Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don’t go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.” – Jim Rohn At the beginning of this month, when I logged on to one of my first web-based email accounts, I was forced to changeContinue reading “Recognize It. Accept It. Own It.”

Picture Perfect

Day 280 “The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” – Barbara Kingsolver I’m sure you’ve had a scenario in your life where youContinue reading “Picture Perfect”

Might I Suggest…

Day 279 “The subconscious mind is like a suggestion box. Each day, it takes in hundreds of subtle suggestions placed there by ourselves and others. We, as humans, are highly suggestible beings. We respond to suggestions from others and from ourselves, hundreds of times each day.” – Louis P. Bauer Doesn’t today’s feature image just make youContinue reading “Might I Suggest…”

Planting Patience

Day 278 “You know great things are coming when everything seems to be going wrong. Old energy is clearing out for new energy to enter. Be patient!” – Idil Ahmed Sometimes it feels like no matter how hard you try, things just don’t seem to work out, and you just don’t get the results you’ve beenContinue reading “Planting Patience”

They Did It. So Can You.

Day 277 “Follow your passion. The rest will attend to itself. If I can do it, anybody can do it. It’s possible. And it’s your turn. So go for it. It’s never too late to become what you always wanted to be in the first place.” – J. Michael Straczynski I often write about theContinue reading “They Did It. So Can You.”

Positive Impact

Day 276 “Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behaviours. Keep your behaviors positive, because your behaviors become your habits. Keep your habits positive, because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma GandhiContinue reading “Positive Impact”