One Positive Promise for a Truly LOVING 2018

“Greet everyone you meet with a warm smile. No matter how busy you are, don’t rush encounters with co-workers, family and friends.Speak softly. Listen attentively.Act as if every conversation you have is the most important thing on your mind today.Look your children and your partner in the eyes when they talk to you.Stroke the cat, caress the dog. Lavish love on every living being you meet. See how different you feel at the end of the day.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach (from ‘Simple Abundance : A Daybook of Comfort and Joy’) ~

We often think that someday we will settle old scores. Someday we will muster the courage to speak to that person. Someday we will go and have a chat with the quite lady at the end of the street. Someday we will ask for that raise we so badly deserve. Some day we will face our fears. Someday……… Continue reading “One Positive Promise for a Truly LOVING 2018”

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27 Soulful Quotes to Ignite Compassion from Within

27 Soulful Quotes to Ignite Compassion from Within

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.

Often when I read the news, there is always So much that disturbs me. Makes me feel like how can humanity have come to this?..While the news can be dismal at times, there are also many stories of bravery, kindness and compassion that come forth. These are the stories that give us hope for a better world, a better future. And, if we in our little worlds can practice that compassion too, wouldn’t that make for a much better story… For us and the for the person you extend your compassion to.

In that spirit of compassion here are some of my favorite quotes from renowned personalities that will ignite the compassion from your soul to help you and everyone around you heal. Continue reading “27 Soulful Quotes to Ignite Compassion from Within”

5 Positive Attributes to Beautify Your Soul (while there is still time!)

5 Positive Attributes to Beautify Your Soul “Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.”  ~ Veronica Shoffstall

What makes a beautiful soul? Why do we *need* to make efforts to beautify this soul? 

As you begin your day whats the first thing you do? I personally get up to brush my pearly whites, pray, do yoga and make coffee. After which there is a regular routine in place till I get ready for the day. There is so much we all do to beautify our physical selves from the start of our day till our day comes to an end. We use the best cosmetics, we wear the most comfortable clothes, we eat the tastiest food, we stay in cozy homes….the list of our physical wants that beautify our physical lives is endless. Continue reading “5 Positive Attributes to Beautify Your Soul (while there is still time!)”

Joy and Sorrow are Inseparable

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” ~ Rumi

As the month of July ends, I can’t help but think of all the opposites our life is full of. More than half of this year is over and I am in a sort of introspective mood, about how much I have accomplished in the first half of this year. While there are so many goals that I had set for myself for this year, I knew realistically that I would put my full effort to reach them…and not beat myself up about not completing them, if I couldn’t. I’m happy that I am working towards some goals which will materialize at the end of this year..but there are some, I have not even begun. And that is ok too. All in good time.

Light and dark, night and day, happy and sad, negative and positive.

One is incomplete or rather unappreciated without the other. Continue reading “Joy and Sorrow are Inseparable”

The Challenge to Live a Phenomenally Miraculous Life

One of my all time favorite quote by Albert Einstein is, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.” 

At first I thought, wow, pretty black and white, Mr. Einstein… What’s wrong with somewhere in the middle? Certainly everything is not a miracle. But over time as I have continued to ponder over the words of this quote, I have been pleasantly surprised at how miraculous our life really is! I then eventually asked myself, what is a miracle anyway? And what, I wondered, was Albert Einstein’s definition of a miracle? Continue reading “The Challenge to Live a Phenomenally Miraculous Life”