A little thought for the day: Sometimes we have to take whatever it is that we are dealing with and say "Do you know what? I choose to think positively, to hope magnificently, to take steps courageously and to believe in possibility." Why would we not? So, whatever it is that is tough, rough or … Continue reading Find Something To Smile About
Do you feel the same way about the word "nice"? My English teachers at school taught me to seek alternatives to the endless use of nice to describe everything. I'm so grateful to those forward-thinking women who taught me, by the use of word choices, that life can be a range of other adjectives … Continue reading About The Word Nice
Do you know what #holiness is? Sometimes in life we wonder why we feel drawn away from the crowd, why things that others are doing does not feel right to us and holds little appeal. Sometimes we find ourselves alone in situations where it would be easier to go with the flow of the many, but … Continue reading On Holiness
What a lovely surprise to receive a gift this week, from someone I have never met, a Reader of my blog. So special to see one's own words reflected in such a lovely way. The framed image acts as a reminder to do just this, and the focus of a few lines (out of one's … Continue reading A Surprise Gift
As I glanced up to the top shelf, a book almost spoke to me to lift it down and open it ... this book ... "Mandela. My Prisoner, My Friend". I obeyed.
"History and Herstory are good for getting perspective, for learning from and through, chartered by the Institute of Life, but not a place to live forever within ... merely to be appreciated and launched beautifully beyond." ~ Holly Maxwell Boydell ❤️ #YourStoryMatters
"Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death." ~ Nelson Mandela from his book … Continue reading Being Optimistic – A Quote
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style.” ~ Maya Angelou ~ : ~