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How to Survive in Difficult Times

In difficult times you should always carry something beautiful in your mind. – Blaise Pascal

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

People usually say, “The sky is the limit.” I believe the sky is just the beginning. – Author unknown.

Grateful Wisdom from Maya Angelou

On The International Day for the End of Violence of Women, I share a grateful quote from Maya Angelou who experienced violence against her from an early age from the men in her life, and who found her voice and overcame those experiences. Her… Continue Reading “Grateful Wisdom from Maya Angelou”

What Is Gratitude?

Gratitude is the intention to count-your-blessings every day, every minute, while avoiding, whenever possible, the belief that you need or deserve different circumstances. – Timothy Miller in How To Want What You Have

The Attracting Power of Gratitude

Feeling grateful towards someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life. – Christiane Northrup

Hold On!

Hold on to what is good, even if it is a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, even if it is a tree which stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, even if it is a long way… Continue Reading “Hold On!”

Today is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi is probably one of the best known and loved saints. He is the founder of the Franciscan Order; he and St. Dominic, who founded the Order of Preachers, were contemporaries. One of his sayings that is especially loved by Dominicans… Continue Reading “Today is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi”

What Is Gandhi Jayanti?

Today, October 2, is Gandhi Jayanti – the birthdate of Mahatma Gandhi and is a national holiday in India where he is revered at the “Father of the Nation.” The world reveres him as one who taught and practiced non-violence. You must not lose… Continue Reading “What Is Gandhi Jayanti?”

What Shall We Do Today?

But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. – Kahil Gibran

A Word from My Favorite Poet – Rumi

We are departing for the skies. Who has a mind for sightseeing? -Rumi