Category: Wednesday Words of Wisdom

Focus on Gratitude – Each Day

Some days finding one good thing can be hard. You can do it! When you do, your day will go so much better. At least mine always do. Try starting your day with a grateful heart and let… Read More

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Focus on Gratitude – Cicero

Cicero says gratitude is the parent of all virtues. So what is gratitude? Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what we have. It’s being thankful and grateful. Gratitude encourages us not only to appreciate gifts but to… Read More

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The Power of Words – Coupland

I agree with Douglas Coupland. Writers are word painters. Words are our supplies. As the artist uses his brush to bring color to the canvas, our words and word choices bring pictures to the reader’s mind.

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The Power of Words – Rumi

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Opening Doors or Gates

I love this quote by Emerson. Though the picture shows a gate on an Irish path I once walked, the application is the same as though that gate were a door. Emerson’s words can have different meanings. Simply… Read More

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Fall’s Shrinking Daylight

Fall means our sunlight hours are shrinking a little more each day. I will miss sitting on the porch and reading. What will you miss now that the season has changed?

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Advice: To give or not to give

I read this poem by Phyllis McGinley in the comments section of a blog. I found it whimsical and sobering and created this graphic, which you are free to share. McGinley  ends her poem: “But do not give… Read More

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