“To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury;
and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable;
and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly,
talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds,
to babes and sages, with open heart;
to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely,
await occasion, hurry never; in a word,
to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common.
This is to be my symphony.”
~William Ellery Channing
We each have our ways of living and surviving on this planet. No one comes with a handbook on life and knows exactly how to do things when in a sticky situation. So, we do the best we can. Sometimes we are not happy with the outcome, there in comes discontent and unhappiness. But, there are some core gifts we are each given right from birth which we forget to use on a daily basis. Continue reading
Do you greet each day with a Thank You or Two or Three?
When you give thanks your heart smiles and your body might even tingle and move into what I call a rampage of gratitude. The more we are grateful, the more we do open our hearts to love and abundance.
So what do you do when gratitude comes knocking? Do you welcome it in like a close friend or do you close the door on it? Sending it away with no blessings. Continue reading
Being compassionate is about being kind towards yourself and others. Compassion can ignite your soul and make you feel good and happy. It can help you heal yourself and others you encounter.
But, don’t take my word for it. Read some of my favorite quotes from renowned personalities and ignite all the compassion from your soul to help you heal. Continue reading
“Life is like a rainbow. You need both the sun and the rain to make its colors appear.”
I have a confession to make. Yes, I get down, I get sad, I get upset too. I’m no saint, nor do I want to be one. I’m human and accept my emotions as they flow through me. But I also know how to guide myself out of the sadness and into the light.
Here is how I do it: Continue reading