Good Morning: Are the Past and Future Overwhelming the Now?

“One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.” ~Gaston Bachelard Good morning! This quote really got me thinking. One of the facts that has been determined is that in order to find … Continue reading

Good Morning: Make the Most of What You Have, Here and Now

“Happiness is in the heart, not in the circumstances.” ~Anonymous   Good morning!   The vision of the happy family eating homemade meals every night, having family time once a week, and anticipating the annual family vacation is a great one. … Continue reading

Good Morning: Greet Everyone with Kindness and Compassion

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” ~Seneca Good morning!   Think about your last several days. Try to envision the faces of people that you saw, try to remember what they were saying, or what … Continue reading

Good Morning: There Is No Such Thing As A “Long Day”

Me: “I’ve had a long day, Sammy.” My 10 year old: “Actually – all of your days are the same, Mother. It is just your perception that is changing.” Good morning! The other evening I came home from my office … Continue reading

Good Morning: Take Time to Appreciate What You Have

“What a wonderful life I’ve had!  I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” ~Colette Good morning!   So much is shared and conveyed in this thirteen-word quote. Odds are it doesn’t need much interpreting or analysis as it probably speaks to … Continue reading

Good Morning: Express Yourself Positively Today

“Our workday lives are filled with opportunities to bless others. The power of a single glance or an encouraging smile must never be underestimated.” ~G. Richard Rieger Good morning!   Let’s remember the power of a glance and an encouraging smile. … Continue reading

Good Morning: Celebrate the Best in Each Day

“Get up and dance, get up and smile, get up and drink to the days that are gone in the shortest while.” ~Simon Fowler Good morning!   If the recent events of the earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and Pakistan haven’t taught … Continue reading

Good Morning: The Power of Thank You

“Never underestimate the power of simple courtesy. Your courtesy may not be returned or remembered, but discourtesy will.” ~Princess Jackson Smith Good morning!   A friend forwarded this quote my way as a basis for a good morning.. (hint, hint… if … Continue reading