Welcome to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote. See today's daily inspirational quotes below.
May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Fear of Suffering

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes.
What madness is it to be expecting evil before it comes.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Further reading: More about Fear (One key to dealing with fear is being able to distinguish between the 10% of the time when danger is imminent, and the 90% of the time when unfounded fear becomes an impediment to success and happiness. ...read more...)

A life lived in fear is a life half lived

Why Me?

Overcoming Fear

How to be Happy in Life by Breaking the Cycle of Self-Inflicted Suffering

Pain is inevitable, Suffering is optional. - Buddhist proverb

God Grant Me The Wisdom

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Pain of Envy

Envy breeds hate.
- Yiddish Proverb

Envy comes from people's ignorance of,
or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
- Jean Vanier

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house;
you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.
- Exodus 20:17

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all.
- Joseph Epstein

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
- Socrates

Further reading: Comparisons are Odious

Burden of Jealousy

Zero-Based Gratitude

Disappointment (Unmet Expectation)

How to Be Yourself

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Lessons from Life

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors,
and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
- George Washington

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B.F. Skinner

The difference between school and life?
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

The lessons of the past provide the path to the future.
- Anonymous

Never stop learning. Look for further education in all of life.

Further reading: The Book of Life: Mystery and Riddle

Question Your Questions

Joy Blooms Where Minds and Hearts are Open

Perspective on Tradition: An Open Mind

Maybe So, Maybe Not. - Ancient Taoist Proverb

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Choosing Your Destination

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Follow what you are genuinely passionate about
and let that guide you to your destination.
- Diane Sawyer

All you need is the plan, the road map,
and the courage to press on to your destination.
- Earl Nightingale

A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final
destination and usually the best way to get there.
- H. Stanley Judd

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

One's destination is never a place
but rather a new way of looking at things.
- Henry Miller

Further reading: How to Choose Your Life Purpose

Where does your path lead?


Creating Your Own Future

Purpose and Direction

How to Make a Decision You Won't Regret

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Speaking while Angry

Speak when you are angry -- and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes.
- Cato

Laughter drives shouting away.
- Indra Devi

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another -
until we speak quietly enough so that our words can
be heard as well as our voices.
- Richard M. Nixon

An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason.
- Publilius Syrus

Further reading: Stop Anger Before It Stops You



See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.

Moderating the Anger Response Through Training

Monday, January 26, 2015

Your Intuition is Your Guide

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

Your inner knowing is your only true compass.
- Joy Page

Everyone who wills, can hear the inner voice.
It is within everyone.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

Further reading: Choose to Follow Your Heart

How to Be Yourself

The Beat of the Universe

Need For Approval

Your Heart's Longing

The important differences between self esteem and self confidence

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Being at Peace

Your worst days are never so bad
that you are beyond the reach of God's grace.
And your best days are never so good
that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Anonymous

The will of God will never take you
to where the grace of God will not protect you.
- Anonymous

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can have everything you ever need - just by asking.
All you ever need is to have inner peace, and
You always have access to The Peace Of God Which Passeth All Understanding.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want...
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil: for thou art with me
- Psalm 23

Further reading: God Grant Me The Wisdom

Inner Peace in a World at War

Finding Peace in Forgiveness

Cease Striving

Choose Joy Anyway

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Everything Begins With Imagining

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
- Henry David Thoreau

Imagination is everything.
It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
- Albert Einstein 

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand,
while imagination embraces the entire world,
and all there ever will be to know and understand.
- Albert Einstein

Imagine peace. Imagine love. Imagine oneness.
Imagine whatever most speaks to your heart.

Take a moment to sit back, close your eyes,
and visualize what you wish for the world,
what you wish for the future of humankind.

Further reading: The Canvas Of Life

Fulfilling Your Dreams

Faith in Something Better

Trust Your Intuition

Dream. Begin. Persevere.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Committed yet Flexible

Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
- Tony Robbins

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown (also attributed to Einstein)

Have your new year's resolutions been a new beginning for you
or have they just been different words on the same old beginning?
Maybe now's the time to establish
a new pattern of viewing your life fresh.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Further reading: Tips for Keeping Your New Years Resolutions

It's Never Too Late

A Better Plan

What's Done is Done

Spread Your Wings

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Acts of Kindness

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

May we make the world a little kinder
and more compassionate
by reminding ourselves that often it is the random acts
of kindness that most benefit all of us.
- Anonymous

A hero is somebody who is selfless,
who is generous in spirit,
who just tries to give back
as much as possible and help people.
A hero to me is someone who saves people
and who really deeply cares.
- Debi Mazar

To be a beneficial presence in the world,
cultivate a conscious awareness of your unity with Spirit.
Expect good in your own life.
Desire good for all others as well.
See and affirm abundant blessings of peace,
health, and plenty for everyone.
Align your thoughts with peace and happiness,
and realize that these qualities are your true nature.
- Kathy Juline

Today's affirmation:
I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: The Cab Ride

Offering Comfort

Not Fair, But Joyful

Proactive in Our Love

Joy from Cheering Others

Opportunity for Kindness

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

One Great Dewdrop

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

The massive bulk of the earth does indeed shrink
to insignificance in comparison with the size of the heavens.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

Look deep into nature, and then
you will understand everything better.
- Albert Einstein 

For small creatures such as we
the vastness is bearable only through love.
- Carl Sagan

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

Further reading: Our Grandchildren's Planet

Obeying Nature

The Beat of the Universe

Unity with Spirit and All Creation

Life: Mystery and Riddle

Feel Your Connection With the Infinite - a Meditation

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Staying Grounded

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I still have my feet on the ground, I just wear better shoes.
- Oprah Winfrey

When you jump for joy, beware that no one
moves the ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Further reading: Honoring Your Roots

Fulfilling Your Dreams

Living Deeply

A Strong Foundation

The Canvas Of Life

What You Become

Monday, January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Day 2015

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The time is always right to do what is right.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Watch the famous Martin Luther King, Jr. "I have a dream" speech

Further reading: All Brothers and Sisters

Hatred vs. Love


Faith Plus Action

Perspective on Diversity

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Living in Peace

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being
that places harmony in one's life.
- Peace Pilgrim

God's voice is still and quiet and easily buried under an avalanche of clamor.
- Charles Stanley

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Dalai Lama

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Breathe; let go; relax; forgive.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The world has always been in an uproar, and it always will be.
Choose Peace. Choose to live with Peace.
Choose to interact peacefully with everyone -
especially those whose instinct is not to be peaceful.

Today's affirmation:
I am Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.

Further reading: Seven Tips for Stress-Free Living

Kick Back


May your sky be forever blue

Joy at Home

Balance ...

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Humorous Wisdom

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

The most difficult phase of life is not when no one understands you,
it is when you don't understand yourself.
- Anonymous

Further reading: Taking Ourselves Less Seriously

Sense of Humor

The Problem with Advice

Too Serious?

Cute Wisdom

Friday, January 16, 2015

Three Wise Monkeys

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Read my thoughts about this saying.

Live and let live.
- Yiddish Proverb

Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling
with other men's concerns.
- Plato

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Let It Be
- Paul McCartney

Let today be a day to honor and respect the beliefs and lifestyles of your extended family, your friends, your neighbors, your fellow citizens, and all those around the world.

Further reading: Our Bond of Humanity

Meddling - 5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Offering Helpful Advice

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

Point of View


Thursday, January 15, 2015

Keeping Curiosity Alive

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Be curious, not judgmental.
- Walt Whitman

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things,
because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

Curiosity is one of the main factors that keeps us excited and engaged with life.
Being curious, we look forward to the adventures that lie ahead.
Curiosity keeps one young - in thought and in action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: A Fire to be Kindled

Asking Better Questions

Power of Imagination

Wild Songs Of Adventure


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Eyes on the Heavens

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Come dress yourself in love, let the journey begin.
- Francesca da Rimini

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose.
- Peace Pilgrim

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: An Unknowable Future

Trust the Flow

Wander, but Not Aimlessly

Trust in the Light

Blaze Your Own Trail

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Promise of Rainbows

The soul would have no rainbow,
Had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life.
The evening beam that smiles the clouds away,
and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Lord Byron

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down.
Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The rainbow will remind me of the covenant between God and all living creatures.
- Genesis 9:16

Further reading: Tears and Laughter

This is my wish for you...

Feeling Depressed?

It Might Have Been

Beyond Your Worries

Monday, January 12, 2015

Live This Day to the Fullest

Carpe Diem (Seize The Day)
Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

Life is now.
There was never a time when your life was not now,
nor will there ever be.
- Eckhart Tolle

No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
- William Feather

"Seize The Day" (Carpe Diem) is sometimes interpreted as an invitation to party irresponsibly - without regard for the consequences. My interpretation of Carpe Diem is to seize the day in the sense of honoring the importance and sanctity of each day we live. It is so easy to delay the important parts of living until another day. But don't do that... Do something truly important Today.

Make Today count. Today - each Today - is the most important day of your life.

Further reading:  Cherish This Moment

Living in the Present

Being the Melody

Living Deeply

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Creating Your Legacy

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

Life is about more than today, and more than yourself.
What will your legacy be?
What will your great-grandchildren be told about you?
Creating a legacy does not have to be a burden,
it can be your joy, and can create your satisfaction with living each day.
What kind of world do you want to leave your great-grandchildren?
What can you do today to help create that world?

Further reading: Your Legacy - Making a Difference

To love - To be loved

Life is about more than today

What are you doing for future generations?

Pay It Forward

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Ignore Your Critics

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
- Old Saying

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Whatever anyone ever says about you, you have only yourself to answer to.
Trust yourself. If you feel you have done your best, ignore your critics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: The Price of Standing for Something Important

How to Stay Positive Around Negative People

Blaze Your Own Trail

Think for Yourself

The Problem with Advice

Friday, January 9, 2015

Your Promises

The most important promises are the ones we make to ourselves.
The promises we make to ourselves are the ones
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you have integrity, nothing else matters.
If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.
- Alan K. Simpson

Do what you love, love what you do,
and deliver more than you promise.
- Harvey McKay

Today's exercise:
Consider how much you do or do not value your promises to yourself.
Do you take such promises seriously? Break them easily?
Make new promises as circumstances change?

Further reading: DO IT


The Habit of Making Excuses


Stand Up To Your Obstacles

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Choosing to Smile

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Let my soul smile through my heart
and my heart smile through my eyes,
that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
- Phyllis Diller

Although it is always better to live with conviction and enthusiasm,
some days it is better just to go through the motions than to do nothing.
Smile even when you feel grumpy.
Meditate or Pray even when you have nothing to say to God.
Cook a healthy meal even when you are tired.
Walk or exercise even when the thought doesn't excite you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inner Smile Exercise:
1. Close your eyes.
2. Breath slowly, deeply, and consciously.
3. Set the corners of your mouth in just the slightest smile.
4. Visualize your smile growing larger and larger, and your happiness increasing.

Further reading: Just Smile

Ten Little Tips to Feel Happier Right Now

Choose Your Habits, Choose Your Life

The Secret of Happiness

Beyond Your Worries

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

How We See Things

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anaïs Nin

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

Often, the greatest joy is to be found not in new things,
but in old things seen through new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The quality of life is in how we view it.
We see a miserable, evil, and threatening world
when we look through unhappy eyes.
We see a vibrant, exciting, and hopeful world through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: What You See

When You Have Been Wronged

Attitude is Everything

Your Point of View

Zero-Based Gratitude

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Same Breath

All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity;
so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
- Henry David Thoreau

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Let children walk with Nature,
let them see the beautiful blendings
and communions of death and life,
their joyous inseparable unity,
as taught in woods and meadows,
plains and mountains and streams
of our blessed star,
and they will learn that death
is stingless indeed,
and as beautiful as life.
- John Muir

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: All things are bound together

Everything is God

Perspective on Diversity

Unity with Spirit and All Creation

All Brothers and Sisters

Monday, January 5, 2015

Anger is Its Own Punishment

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- the Buddha

I have never met an aggressive person
who wasn't a fearful person.
- John Bradshaw

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

Forgiveness is the key to happiness.
- A Course In Miracles

Once you recognize that greed, jealousy, and aggression
are symptoms of fear, you can begin to respond to negative people
with compassion, rather than with anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Stop Anger Before It Stops You

Revenge, the Deadliest Sin?

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat

Finding Peace in Forgiveness

Ending Your Anger

Creatures of Emotion

Sunday, January 4, 2015

We Belong to Each Other

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink:
I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me:
I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these

my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Matthew 25:35-40

If you are healthy, support those who are sick.
If you have a job, support those who have lost theirs.
If you are strong, support those who are feeble of body or mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Further reading: The Good Samaritan

How Helping Others Helps You

Commitment To Service

Feed Just One

Helping Others

Encourage Others

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Enjoy Life

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Life is not about perfection -
or a quest for perfection.
Life is about enjoying what we have -
for as long as we have it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Further reading: Life Really Is Good

Cherish the Whimsey

Small Pleasures

Choose to Love Life

Life is Really Simple

Friday, January 2, 2015

Being Fully Present in TODAY

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Find ecstasy in life;
the mere sense of living is joy enough.
- Emily Dickinson

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen
but, if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This is the day which the Lord has made;
we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalms 118:24

Stop wishing and fearing the future
long enough to be fully present in TODAY.
Some great things are happening today
that bear no resemblance to what you planned.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Living in the Present

An Unknowable Future

The Canvas Of Life

Our Opportunity

A New Day

Life as Currency

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year 2015

Happy New Year! Happy New Beginning!

Today, the year is a newborn.
How will we choose to dress it, to feed it, to teach it, to learn from it?

This bright new year is given me
To live each day with zest
To daily grow and try to be
My highest and my best.
- William Arthur Ward

Don't Wait!
Start on your dreams, your impulses,
your longings, your special occasions today.
Because this is your moment.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

Further reading: The First Day

Renewal and Rebirth - The Great Cycle

New Years Resolutions

Old Beginnings versus NEW beginnings

A Better Plan

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