“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
“Beauty is the illumination of your soul.”- John O’Donohue
Quotes and sayings are abundant in my life, and a must. Each day I choose a quote to share with you to carry through your day or hit you just right when you need it most.
When I arrive at my desk each day, the first thing I do is flip to the current date and read the quote of the day. You didn’t doubt for one second that I wouldn’t have a desk quote calendar, did you?!
Some mornings it’s a powerful one and others, not so much. Yet as I move through my day, often that daily quote will pop into mind – whether it is an affirmation for something I’m feeling or, an interaction or experience reminds me of those words, it stays with me most days.Continue reading “Self-doubt: Today’s point to ponder.”
“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” – Tich Nhat Hanh
“The moon is a loyal companion. It never leaves. It’s always there, watching, steadfast, knowing us in our light and dark moments, changing forever just as we do. Every day it’s a different version of itself. Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human. Uncertain. Alone. Cratered by imperfections.” – Tahereh Mafi
“Life is beautiful. You have to be thankful that we are living. Wherever you look is beauty. I know about the bad things, but I look for the good things.”—Alice Herz-Sommer, pianist
Summer is fast approaching and the 80+ degree temperatures say it’s so.
Tell me it’s not so.
Though the season holds some joy – like flip flops along with a more carefree vibe in work and play – it’s never been high on my list of favorites. I suffer through it, counting the minutes until the first brisk day hits the calendar. Bring on Fall. Welcome Winter. Isn’t Spring fun? But please NOT summer. Continue reading “One hot weekend morn.”
I channeled every drag queen I’ve known and reminded myself that they live for the very things that we take for granted.
Having recently stumbled across an old movie featuring Patrick Swayze and Wesley Snipes as drag queens, I’ve found myself thinking about women – and men who like to be women.Continue reading “To Wong Foo.”