“Courage Is a Love Affair with the Unknown” ― Osho
“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.” – Marilyn Monroe
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked,
while the bamboo or willow
survives by bending with the wind.
– Bruce Lee
“Such wounds to the heart will probably never heal.
But we cannot simply sit and stare at our wounds forever.”
Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed
not because we’re taking on too much,
but because we’re taking on too little
of what really strengthens us.
– Marcus Buckingham
My Christmas purrrayer……
Please send sunshine and smiles to all those grumpy faces;
May those who feel cold, weak or lonely find strength and comfort;
And may we stay united, be at peace and love one another!
Voice In The Mist
The time draws near the birth of Christ:
The moon is hid; the night is still;
The Christmas bells from hill to hill
Answer each other in the mist.
Four voices of four hamlets round,
From far and near, on mead and moor,
Swell out and fail, as if a door
Were shut between me and the sound:
Each voice four changes on the wind,
That now dilate, and now decrease,
Peace and goodwill, goodwill and peace,
Peace and goodwill, to all mankind.
– Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Just two days ago I wrote about the gift baskets I collected and I thought that’ll be all for my collection this year.
This afternoon, I spotted this beautiful maroon basket across the street where I lived. It’s a beautiful and sturdy looking gift basket. Life is full of surprises!
I was feeling a bit under the weather today and I believe this gift basket carries with it a simple yet poignant message just for me: