"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
We don’t always control the external circumstances of our lives – sometimes something happens unexpectedly.
From criticism to compliments, we can’t take what others think or do too personally. We can only
"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helper. You will always find people who are helping." To this day, especially in times of "disaster". I remembermy mother's words
Have you ever noticed how happiness is often fleeting? No matter how elated you become, eventually your mind finds
“The universe is always speaking to us. ... Sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more.” ~ Nancy Thayer
“To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one’s self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived—this is to have succeeded.”
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” —Marianne Williamson
Elaine Levenson, LMT
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