Thursday, April 30, 2015

Zero Expectations

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have. 
~ Stephen Hawking

Serenity has a direct relationship with the lack of expectations. 

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Thank you for this most amazing day, for the leaping green spirits of trees, and the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. 
~ ee cummings

Say YES.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


I believe in brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street. 
~ Malcolm X 

To move forward, we need to travel with like-minded people. 

Monday, April 27, 2015

Warm Smile

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. 
~ William Arthur Ward 

Let kindness be your religion. 

Sunday, April 26, 2015


I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that a greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstances but by our disposition. 
~ Martha Washington 

Happy is a choice. 

Saturday, April 25, 2015


It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you by angels or demons, heaven or hell. 
~ Buddha 

Small victories as we grow into the person we want to be. 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Universal Law

Live your life as though your every act were 
to become universal law. 
~ Immanuel Kant

Train yourself to think better, act better, be better. 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

True Course

Follow your honest convictions and stay strong. 
~ William Thackeray 

Stay true to the course set. 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. 
~ Paramahansa Yogananda 

Smile at the day. 

Tuesday, April 21, 2015


We do not remember days, we remember moments. 
~ Cesare Pavese

What will you remember from today? 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Quality of Thought

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. 
~ Marcus Aurelius

How is the quality of your inner physical and spiritual life? 

Sunday, April 19, 2015


Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind. 
~ Ovid 

What do you need to free yourself from? 

Saturday, April 18, 2015


Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it but because they didn't stop to enjoy it. 
~ William Feather 

Do you stop to smell the flowers? 

Friday, April 17, 2015


There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. 
~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

What obvious fact is blocking your way to happiness? 

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nobody Need Wait

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. 
~ Anne Frank 

What are you waiting for? 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


Music creates order out of chaos. 

~ Yehudi Menuhin

Does the music speak to you? 

Tuesday, April 14, 2015


Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. 
~ Oscar Wilde 

Love blooms. 

Monday, April 13, 2015


That is why we profess a spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art.
~ Mark Rothko

Where do you feel kinship? 

Sunday, April 12, 2015


Happiness is not something ready made. 
It comes from your own actions. 
~ Dalai Lama 

What actions will lead you to happiness? 

Saturday, April 11, 2015


Find a place inside where there's joy, 
and the joy will burn out the pain. 
~ Joseph Campbell

Is there joy down in your heart? 

Friday, April 10, 2015


Never neglect an opportunity for improvement. 
~ Sir William Jones 

Improvement in small ways makes big changes. 

Thursday, April 9, 2015


Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. 
~ Thomas Jefferson

Do you have the capacity to be honest? 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015


Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow. 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

Grow into a better version of you. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


It's kind of fun to do the impossible. 
~ Walt Disney 

What is fun for you? 

Monday, April 6, 2015


You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time or any of your space. 
~ Johnny Cash 

Use your energy for good. Correct the past and go forward. 

Sunday, April 5, 2015


Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. 
~ Omar Khayyam

Happy is the byproduct of right action. 

Saturday, April 4, 2015


Through devotion,your family cares become more peaceful, mutual love between husband and wife becomes more sincere, the service we owe the prince more faithful, and our work, no matter what it is, becomes more pleasant and agreeable. 
~ Saint Frances de Sales 

Devotion to progress. Keep moving forward. 

Friday, April 3, 2015


There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction. 
~ John F Kennedy

Push through for spiritual growth. 

Thursday, April 2, 2015


The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. 
~ Joseph Campbell 

In the quiet moments, are you comfortable? 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015


It’s where we go, and what we do when we get there, that tells us who we are. 
~ Joyce Carol Oates 

Accept the evidence of who you are.