Let a Smile be Your Umbrella

When we are sad, lonely, scared or depressed it is hard to smile but that is when we need to do it the most. That is when we need to smile for no good reason. That is when we need our spirits lifted the most. Smiling has been proven to help people feel better. I’veContinue reading “Let a Smile be Your Umbrella”

Always Act Out of Love

As long as we act out of love for one another, and with kindness, we are unstoppable. It is when we act for self and self alone that things fall apart. In everything you do, set out to do it with love; love in your job, your family, your friends and with strangers. Every actionContinue reading “Always Act Out of Love”

Today is Your Day

Live life as it is meant to be lived. Without fear, without regret; with joy and kindness every day. Enjoy all the little moments as they unfold throughout the day. Watch, learn, grow, and be ever curious. Leave the past in the past and do not dwell on what has not yet occurred. Often weContinue reading “Today is Your Day”

Be Strong, I Believe In You

You are capable of more than you give yourself credit for. Do not cut yourself short or underestimate yourself. When things are tough, dig deep and keep moving. There are times when we think we cannot continue, that life is too hard but you can do it! You are stronger than you know. One ofContinue reading “Be Strong, I Believe In You”

Don’t Let Lifes’ Setbacks Stop You

It is easy to get discouraged when you try something and it doesn’t work the first time. Perfecting a skill, an art, or a product sometimes takes multiple iterations before you can get the end result you are searching for. If everyone stopped after one attempt there would be a lot of inventions out thereContinue reading “Don’t Let Lifes’ Setbacks Stop You”

Look Up

Too often today people are looking down, focused only on their phones, their tablets, rushing to the next meeting or class. We miss all the joys of spending time with the people around us when we are looking down. I have seen two people sitting a table texting each other rather than looking at, andContinue reading “Look Up”

Angels Watch Over You Always

Laughter lifts the spirit. It makes our burdens a little easier, it pushes our sorrows a little further into the shadows and lifts us up. We all need to laugh, and, to make others smile and laugh. This makes us lighter and fills us with joy. Tears happen though, we all need to cry atContinue reading “Angels Watch Over You Always”

My Love Shall Stand Always

I have often heard people say that they don’t believe in something because they don’t see it. The wind blows and you don’t see it, you believe in the wind because you feel it. You believe in the wind because you see its affect on the world around it; the leaves swirling, the branches swayingContinue reading “My Love Shall Stand Always”

Words Only Have Power When…

Words are just that – words. They only have power over you when you let them. It is up to you to choose which words you absorb into your being and which words you discard. Don’t let someone bully you and don’t believe people who are only throwing negativity your way. Likewise, don’t put yourselfContinue reading “Words Only Have Power When…”