Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The best of your days

Control your emotions, or they will control you.  ~ Chinese proverb
- How do you control your emotions?

Interdependency follows independence.  ~ Stephen R. Covey
- What networks could you cultivate?

If there is another world, he lives in bliss
If there is none, he made the best of this.  ~ Robert Burns
- How are you making the best of your days?

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Keep rowing

To live for some future goal is shallow.  It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.  ~ Robert Pirsig
- How do you cultivate daily enrichment?

What comes from the heart, goes to the heart.  ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- How much heart do you bring to your relationships?

Everyone must row with the oars he has.  ~ English proverb
- What talents/strengths will help you to progress through life?

Monday, March 21, 2016

Projecting light

The values of the world we inhabit and the people we surround ourselves with have a profound effect on who we are.  ~ Malcolm Gladwell
- To what values do you aspire?

Lighthouses don't go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.  ~ Anne Lamott
- What helps your light to shine?

Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.  ~ Aristophanes
- What central principles guide your life?

Thursday, March 10, 2016

On my way

If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.  ~ Bob Dylan
- What positive memories could you create today?

Earth provides enough for every man's needs, but not for every man's greed.  ~ Gandhi
- In what ways could you reduce and simplify your life?

I don't know where I am going, but I am on my way.  ~ Carl Sandburg
- Why should the destination not be the primary consideration?

Friday, March 4, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In the balance

Dig the well before you are thirsty.  ~ Chinese proverb
- On what do you need to focus as you anticipate the future?

The noblest question in the world is, 'What good may I do in it?'  ~ Benjamin Franklin
- What good could you do today?

The power is in the balance: we are our injuries, as much as are our successes.  ~ Barbara Kingsolver
- What strategies help to keep you balanced?

Monday, February 15, 2016

Asleep with compasses

Fairy dust is useful.  I use it to turn oatmeal into cake.  ~ David Shannon
- How could you nurture a little more whimsy in your life?

No one becomes rich unless he enriches others.  ~ Andrew Carnegie
- Where could you provide some enrichment?

We are asleep with compasses in our hands.  ~ W. S. Mervin
- How awake are you?