A Sturdy Vessel Carries One Home

As we age we all become ‘weathered’. Weathered in appearance and at times weathered in thought. No matter how worn our appearance may seem, if we are steadfast in spirit, faith, and love then our vessel is sturdy. It is who we are on the inside that gets us through each day. When people seeContinue reading “A Sturdy Vessel Carries One Home”

What’s Your Perspective?

How we look at things shapes our image of ourselves, our families, our friends and our jobs. We can either have a positive outlook or a negative one. At the end of the day do you count your blessings or do you grumble about everything that went wrong? We can choose to see all theContinue reading “What’s Your Perspective?”

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”