Monday, March 27, 2017

How Do You Make a Life?

How Do You Make a Life: 475 Quotes and Questions for the Journey provides an opportunity to think about what makes an enriching life.  Each quote encourages reflection with a guiding quote.  By the end of the book one can achieve a comprehensive vista about life's perspectives, challenges, and personal opportunities.

The book is available from Amazon at my author page.

Pain comes like the weather, but joy is a choice.  ~ Rodney Cowell
- In what areas of your life could you kindle some joy?

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Thinks be thanks

It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living.  ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes
- In what do you have faith and enthusiasm?

You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend or not.  ~ Isabel Allende
- What vital stories lie within you?

Let all your thinks be thanks.  ~ W. H. Auden
- For what diverse aspects of your life could you be grateful?

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

Away and within

When have you experienced nature's gentle power?