Month: August 2019

Finding inspiration in everyday life

Great friendships are based on great communication.

Happy fantastic Friday. Our positive quote of the day states: “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you,” by Dale Carnegie. Friendship, whether between spouses, or friends requires two-way communication, the ability to compromise…
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Set your sights high

Happy thought provoking Thursday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way,” by Eileen Caddy.…
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Don’t let fear control you

Happy whimsical Wednesday. Our positive quote of the day from Yoda states: “Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.” There are several different kinds of fear; the kind that warns us of possible danger (survival fear), the kind that can paralyze us…
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Don’t downgrade your dream

Happy think about it Tuesday. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality. Upgrade your conviction to match your destiny,” by Stuart Scott. It may seem easier to downgrade our goals after we’ve swung for the fences a few times and missed. Failure is emotional and exhausting, however, it also teaches us what doesn’t…
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Ger back up!

Happy motivated Monday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice,” by Rosemary Nonny Knight. We can learn a lot from young children. Have you ever watched a child at play? When they fall (after looking around to see if there is anyone they can solicit…
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Make a difference

Happy fortune Saturday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Most of us never stop to consider our blessings; rather, we spend the day only thinking about our problems. But since you have to be alive to have problems, be grateful for the opportunity to have them,” by Bernie Siegel. Despite our personal challenges in…
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Be brave enough to live life

Happy spiritual Friday. Our positive quote of the day states. “Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others,” by Roy T. Bennett. If any of you saw Mama Mia 2: Here We Go Again, you know it wasn’t as…
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Life is a series of babysteps

Happy thankful Thursday. Our positive quote of the day by Hoda Kotb states: “Life is a series of baby steps.” It would be wonderful if we could blink our eyes, twitch our nose or rub a lamp to get our wishes. Unfortunately, the real world requires baby steps to learn our chosen field, start a…
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Get up. Chase the day

Happy wise Wednesday. As I’ve transitioned into a new stage of life, retirement, I’ve been thinking a lot about next steps. My grandmother, Hattie Bullock, was an early riser. Most people who worked on a farm as a sharecropper were. As a result of this, one of her favorite sayings was, “Get up, it’s time…
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Believe you are capable

Happy thankful Tuesday. Our positive quote of the day states: “Feed your inner person encouraging things that build you up and cause you to be positive, hopeful and, inspired,” by Joel Osteen. How we treat our inner person affects how we treat others and how we see the world. Equally as important, it affects how…
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Check out my newest book!

Looking for your next read?  Travel to the Appalachian Mountains with my newest book, Forever Love.  Check it out here and I would appreciate a review.  Hope you enjoy!