There are many times in life when we find ourselves at a crossroads. Some of us experience this more often than others, and I think the reasons why are plentiful.
Most likely, it’s because you take more risks and put yourself out there, fully participating and immersing yourself in life.
Continue reading “Crossroads.”
“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” – Edward Everett Hale
They say America runs on Dunkin – or they did in 20o6 when the formerly known ‘Dunkin Donuts’ launched a nationwide campaign supporting American people as they work tirelessly to keep up with their demanding lives.
Well, America runs on much more than Dunkin these days! It runs on Starbucks, Heavenly Donuts, Tim Hortons, Au Bon Pain, and independent coffeehouses around our country – and our world. People have their favorites, and some loyalists are steadfast and staunch. There is no budging when it comes to where they get their coffee, or how they take it.
So today, as you sip your favorite brew, take a moment and celebrate coffee. The aroma that fills the house. The extra bounce it puts in your step. And the undeniably good feeling it gives us when we have that first sip.
And for all my fellow Autumn lovers, it’s pumpkin spice time! We’ve been waiting all year just for this moment.
Happy National Coffee Day!
“In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” – Lao Tzu
“Discouragement can be temporary-or it can destroy our life. The choice is ours. If we refuse to deal with discouragement head-on, we are opening the door for it to completely dominate our life.” – Charles Stanley
We’ve had technical issues over the past two days and my scheduled quote of the day did not post. So you are getting them both today!
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
“We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” – Joseph Campbell
“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — Helen Keller
“Melancholy is a sensual pleasure that is deliberately provoked. How many people shut themselves away to make themselves sadder, or to weep beside a stream, or choose a sentimental book! We are constantly building and unbuilding ourselves.” – Gustavo Flaubert