Category: Daily Inspiration

Daily Inspiration ~ August 20th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 20th

~ “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring, it was peace.” ~ Milan Kundera

Daily Inspiration ~ August 19th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 19th

~ “Butterfly upon my hand, A voice of wonder within my mind, not my own, but the butterfly’s.”   ~ Jazz Feylynn

Daily Inspiration ~ August 18th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 18th

~ “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally; In a heartbeat; In a single flashing throbbing moment.” ~ Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

Daily Inspiration ~ August 17th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 17th

~ “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

Daily Inspiration ~ August 16th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 16th

~ “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ~ Mark Twain

Daily Inspiration ~ August 15th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 15th

~ “All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction” ~ Dalai Lama XIV

Daily Inspiration ~ August 14th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 14th

~ “If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” ~ Henry Miller, Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch

Daily Inspiration ~ August 13th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 13th

~ It is strange to be here. The mystery never leaves you alone. Behind your image, below your words, above your thoughts, the silence of another world waits. A world lives within you. No one else can bring you news of this inner world. ~ John O’Donohue

Daily Inspiration ~ August 12th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 12th

~ “Everybody has a home team: It’s the people you call when you get a flat tire or when something terrible happens. It’s the people who, near or far, know everything that’s wrong with you and love you anyways. These are the ones who tell you their secrets, who get themselves a glass of water […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 11th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 11th

~ “The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it…” ~ Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight

Daily Inspiration ~ August 10th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 10th

~ “Connecting with Our Best Selves, Is Appreciative joy as a natural expression of our best humanity.” ~ Judith Simmer-Brown, “Transforming the Green-Ey’d Monster”

Daily Inspiration ~ August 9th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 9th

~ We breathe in and out, and we just watch that. Nothing else. It doesn’t matter if we get enlightenment or not. It doesn’t matter if our friends get enlightened faster. Who cares? We are just breathing. ~ Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, “Do Nothing”

Daily Inspiration ~ August 8th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 8th

~ “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms, to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning ~

Daily Inspiration ~ August 7th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 7th

~ “Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 6th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 6th

~ “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 5th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 5th

~ “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke ~

Daily Inspiration ~ August 4th

Daily Inspiration ~ August 4th

~ “Every day God invites us on the same kind of adventure. It’s not a trip where He sends us a rigid itinerary, He simply invites us. God asks what it is He’s made us to love, what it is that captures our attention, what feeds that deep indescribable need of our souls to experience […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 3rd

Daily Inspiration ~ August 3rd

~ The more often we see the things around us, even the beautiful and wonderful things,  the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds, even those we love. Because we see things so often, we […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 2nd

Daily Inspiration ~ August 2nd

~ “The flavor that came to me was a luscious Suncrest peach that I once had that August in California. This heirloom variety needed time to ripen on the tree to achieve its peak flavor. Unlike other peaches that were picked unripe so they would ship more easily. Suncrest peaches had to be eaten right […]

Daily Inspiration ~ August 1st

Daily Inspiration ~ August 1st

~ “Did you know that a bee dies after he stings you? And that there’s a star called Aldebaran? And that around the tenth of August, any year, you can look up in the sky at night and see dozens and dozens of shooting stars from the Perseid meteor shower?” ~ Elizabeth Enright, Then There […]

eyes of beauty

Daily Inspiration ~ July 31st

~ “The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows and the beauty of a woman only grows with […]

Daily Inspiration ~ July 30th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 30th

~ “At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.” ~ […]

Daily Inspiration ~ July 29th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 29th

~ “I have accepted fear as part of life; specifically the fear of change. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back….” ~ Erica Jong

Daily Inspiration ~ July 28th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 28th

~ “We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very […]

Daily Inspiration ~ July 27th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 27th

~ “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment: And the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” ~ Paulo Coelho

Golden Tree-of-Life

Daily Inspiration ~ July 26th

~ “There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or for someone else. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have ever known, or everyone you have ever loved, for the sake of something greater. But sometimes it doesn’t. Sometimes […]

This image shows the intense rushing waters of the Virgin River

Daily Inspiration ~ July 25th

~ “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted […]

Daily Inspiration ~ July 24th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 24th

~ “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ~ Marilyn Monroe ~

Daily Inspiration ~ July 23rd

Daily Inspiration ~ July 23rd

~ “The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.” ~ Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

River Eveil-de-Siddhartha-Gautama

Daily Inspiration ~ July 22nd

~ “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present […]

Daily Inspiration ~ July 21st

Daily Inspiration ~ July 21st

~ “When you reach for the stars, you are reaching for the farthest thing out there. When you reach deep into yourself, it is the same thing, but in the opposite direction. If you reach in both directions, you will have spanned the universe.” ~ Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Daily Inspiration ~ July 20th

Daily Inspiration ~ July 20th

~ “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ~