Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Explore the Day

What we play is life. 
~ Louis Armstrong 

Happy Day, Each and Every Day. 

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Take Chances

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. 
~ Alfred Adler 

Go forth with abandon. 

Monday, December 29, 2014

Zest for Life

Life itself is the proper binge. 
~ Julia Child 

Live life to the fullest. 

Sunday, December 28, 2014


…you know that a good, long session of weeping can often make you feel better, even if your circumstances have not changed one bit. 
~ Lemony Snicket

Tears clear the windows of the soul. 

Saturday, December 27, 2014


The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well. 
~ Horace Walpole 

Find the beauty in the day. 

Friday, December 26, 2014

Move On

That you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain. 
~ Maya Angelou 

Move On... 

Change the View

Never pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. 
~ Andy Warhol 

If you don't like something, change your view of it. 

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Bright New Day

We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger. 
~ T.S. Eliot 

Every day brings surprises. 

Wednesday, December 24, 2014


 Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ~ Maya Angelou

Go with the flow. 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew 

or a flash of lightning.

 ~ Samuel Butler 

Joy bubbles up from the depths of your soul. 

Monday, December 22, 2014

Happy Solstice

To know nothing is the happiest life. 
~ Desiderius 

Allow the joy of the universe filly your being. 

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Life Right

Wrong life cannot be lived rightly. 
~ Theodor Adorno 

Learn from the wrong to make it right. 

Saturday, December 20, 2014


Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life. 
~ Isaac Bashevis Singer 

Add one kind moment to each day. 

Friday, December 19, 2014

Simple Change

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes. 
~ William James 

The biggest change is from within. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Get What You Need

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. 
~ Vernon Howard 

Spiritual growth reduces the desire for more than what is needed to have a great day. 

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Beat Day

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance. 
~ Mignon McLaughlin 

Balance between productive planning, creating and spontaneous life. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Create a Pretty Moment

This life is worth living, we can say, 
since it is what we make it. 
~ William James 

Decorate your day. 

Monday, December 15, 2014

Bring forth the day

To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.

 ~ Henry David Thoreau 

Make the day. 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Life is Life

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea 
that life is serious. 
~ Brendon Gill 

No more, no less: life. 

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Stay Calm

When everything around you is crazy, 
it is ingenious to stay calm. 
~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

Our spiritual condition is revealed in our reaction to others. 

Friday, December 12, 2014

One Idea

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. 
~ Swami Vivekananda

Focus determines our reality. 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Belief Creates Reality

Believe that with your dealings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it. 
~ Rainer Maria Rilke 

Reality comes from belief. 

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

To be human

Unrest of spirit is a mark of life. 
~ Karl Menninger 

Much of what we do is a result of being human. 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Be True

Keep Calm. You have the forest in your blood. 
~ Nenia Campbell

What happens to the trees, happens to us. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Avoid Evil

The nature of the world is to be calm, and enhance and support life, and evil is an absence of the inclination of matter to be at peace. 
~ Gregory Magnire

This is a good criteria for sorting the good from the bad. Change what you can by choosing good. 

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Build You

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today. 
~ Pope Paul VI 

Striving for goals is good for spiritual growth. 

Saturday, December 6, 2014


Life stands before me like an eternal spring 
with new and brilliant clothes. 
~ Carl Friedrich Gauss 

Each day give us renewed life. 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Give and Take

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hand; you need to be able to throw something back. 
~ Maya Angelou 

Give and take is a dance. 

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Time Passes

Life is half spent before we know what it is. 
~ George Herbert 

Use your time wisely. 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Comedic Life

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, 
but a comedy in long-shot. 
~ Charlie Chaplin 

A good sense of humor will get you through. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Individual Decisions

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases. 
~ Carl Jung 

The individual finds the path. 

Monday, December 1, 2014

Morning Light

Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. 
Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday. 
~ John Wayne 

Morning light brings with it a fresh promise for a new day.