Quotable Thursday – kindness

I often pick Thursdays to showcase quotes that I love or that I've been thinking about.  Today, I'm picking a quote on kindness, which seems to be underrated lately. "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." -Aesop I've been thinking about kindness a lot lately.  Not only in the recent political … Continue reading Quotable Thursday – kindness

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Take a chance

I've always loved music, sayings, and quotes.  They have that unique ability to impart thoughts and feelings with a memorable punch. This week's quote is one I've come across recently - “So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in … Continue reading Take a chance

Until being strong is the only choice you have

As a writer, I've always believed in the magic of words and as a reader, I've often felt their power.  Stories and songs have that amazing ability to break through barriers and - teach, show, remind, and reach us.  Quotes can be the distilled form of that magic - few words, with a powerful punch. … Continue reading Until being strong is the only choice you have

Solid foundation

A powerful quote for you today - on building, or more accurately, rebuilding your life from one of my favorite authors: Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - JK Rowling I feel like that's so powerful, it deserves a second picture quote with my new Hermione action figure .(That's … Continue reading Solid foundation

until it’s done – quote day 3

 Sometimes, when a task is before us - the magnitude of what we've yet to accomplish can be daunting as deadlines seem to stretch far past the horizon.  I hate that feeling.   If you let it, that anxiety could surround you until you drown.  But don't let it. You are the master of how … Continue reading until it’s done – quote day 3

Just where you are – Quotes Day 2

Today's quote is from  Pema Chödrön, who has written truly inspirational and moving books.  If you haven't heard of her, or her very wise words, be sure to check her out. During the hard times in my life, I often turn to quotes for inspiration, motivation, and sometimes solace.  This quote is especially moving for … Continue reading Just where you are – Quotes Day 2

Quotable Thursdays

Ah quotes, those lovely words of wisdom to help you get through challenging times. I wish I came across this lovely mini-poem/quote long ago. But alas, sometimes words of wisdom only come when you need them most. Here's the full mini-poem: "There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky. And you ask … Continue reading Quotable Thursdays

Quotable Thursdays

I don't know about you, but words have always been powerful forces for me.  The wrong ones can bring even the strongest person to their knees, but the right ones, they have a greater power - to build dreams, heal, soothe, inspire, and more. Today's quote was a staple during my hardest times and I'm … Continue reading Quotable Thursdays

Quotable Thursdays – On storms and sailors

wordswag/pixabay I love quotes - their messages  are conveyed so succinctly and beautifully. These brief words often help lift us up and strengthen our resolve.  Short quotes are easy to remember as well, allowing them to become personal mantras - something to whisper to yourself at a crucial moment, reminding yourself to be strong. I love this quote, … Continue reading Quotable Thursdays – On storms and sailors