Tagged with growth

Quote of the Day: Confucius

Quote of the Day: Confucius

“The perfecting of one’s self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.” ~ Confucius Mastery of self is truly meant to be the foundation of one’s focus. Hope everyone had a lovely weekend! xo

Quote of the Day: Campbell

Quote of the Day: Campbell

“Where you stumble, there your treasure lies.” ~ Joseph Campbell We are dealt challenges not to slow us down or to hold us back but in order to learn and grow. When faced with a challenge, let us keep our focus on discovering the hidden treasure that awaits us rather than the tension of what … Continue reading

Farewell For a Week and a Poem

Farewell For a Week and a Poem

I’m getting ready this weekend for my long-anticipated week-long trip to Sedona, Arizona – we leave quite early Monday morning. My goodness am I going to miss that little face next week; Powder gets to stay behind and hang out with my brother! Powder is going to be ten years old this coming May. In … Continue reading

Life Has it’s Curveballs

Life Has it’s Curveballs

Poor Powder – his little face says it all. I totally missed getting a QOTD post done yesterday – life has apparently decided to lob as many curveballs my way as possible lately, and though I’ve been hitting most of ’em back (with homerun potential, I might add) this was one that got by me. … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: de Sales

Quote of the Day: de Sales

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales Self-awareness, self-reflection, and self-restraint are disciplines which require gentleness of spirit and daily determination of heart.

Quote of the Day: Edison

Quote of the Day: Edison

“I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.” ~ Thomas A. Edison My business mentors many years back would always drum similar advice into our heads: that failure wasn’t real failure until you gave up, and that the biggest winners in life were always the biggest ‘failures’; they found success … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Frankl

Quote of the Day: Frankl

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl

Quote of the Day: Weil

Quote of the Day: Weil

“Even if our efforts and attention seem for years to be producing no result, one day a light that is in exact proportion to them will flood the soul.” ~ Simone Weil

Quote of the Day: Merton

Quote of the Day: Merton

“We must slow down to a human tempo and we’ll begin to have time to listen.” ~ Thomas Merton The pace of the world today leaves little time for self-reflection, self-discovery, or nourishment of the soul; it keeps our focus on the outside world, it keeps us preoocupied with external (and, ultimately, delusional) circumstances, and … Continue reading