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?

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?

Monday, February 8, 2016

Life balance

The purpose of life is to live, learn, and love.  ~ Christine Rice
- How well are you living up to the three l's?

Movement is tranquility.  ~  Stirling Moss
- What pursuits help to keep your life in balance?

We are what we believe we are.  ~ C. S. Lewis
- What understanding do you have about yourself?

Monday, February 1, 2016

Open and close

The most common form of despair is not being who you are.  ~ Soren Kierkegaard
- How would you describe your authentic nature?

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.  ~ Flora Whittemore
-  What important decisions do you face regularly?

It's a hard life if you don't weaken.  ~ Stephen King
- Where could you show some vulnerability?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

A Running Stream

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- In what area of your life could you muster renewed hope?

Not all those who wander are lost. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
- How open are you to daily discoveries?

Happiness consists in activity. It is a running stream, not a stagnant pool. ~ John Mason Good
- What activities help to enrich your life?

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Little Dash Between

Fresh air impoverishes the doctor.  ~ Danish proverb
- How red are your cheeks?

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  ~ Maya Angelou
- How can you enhance your interactions?

There'll be two dates on your tombstone and all your friends will read 'em, but all that's gonna matter is that little dash between 'em.  ~ Kevin Welch
-How are you living your dash?

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Steps today

Positive anything is better than negative thinking.  ~ Elbert Hubbard
- What positive actions could you provide today?

The more you care, the stronger you can be.  ~ Jim Rohn
- Where could you show greater care?

The future comes one day at a time.  ~ Dean Acheson
- What steps can you take today for a hopeful tomorrow?

Saturday, January 2, 2016

This New Year

With every rising of the sun,
Think of your life as just begun.  ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

- What beginning could you make today,.. this new year?