“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” –Maya Angelou, author and poet [Source: Guideposts Daily Scripture and Reflection Newsletter]
“Forgiveness is the choice to see people as they are now. When we’re mad at people, we’re angry because of something they said or did before this moment. By letting go of the past, we make room for miracles to replace our grievances.” — Marianne Williamson
“We only need to open our eyes to see the gifts that abound all around us. These are the simple joys in life.” ― Genevieve Gerard
If you haven’t noticed by now I love gospel music. Maybe it’s my Baptist roots showing. Or maybe it’s the way gospel music has of bringing people together. Please take a few minutes to listen to Alison Krauss singing an old favorite.
“Awareness is the power that is concealed within the present moment. … The ultimate purpose of human existence, which is to say, your purpose, is to bring that power into this world.” Eckhart Tolle [Source: Weekly Present Moment Reminders from Eckhart Tolle TV]
I am very pleased to introduce our October Follower of the Month Natalie Scarberry. Natalie blogs at Sacred Touches which is a favorite of mine. I love her photos, quotes and writing and I’m sure you will too. She also has an October birthday. Please Stop by and visit her.
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“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” — Deepak Chopra
Have you ever been to the orchard where apples are grown? Check to see if there is an orchard that sells direct to the public in your area. Whether you pick your own or buy already picked this a good way to teach children about where their food comes from.
This is something Bob and I used to do around the time of our anniversary. We bought a box and then I took them home and made applesauce. There is nothing better than homemade applesauce.
“When you commit yourself to living love, you feel at peace with yourself because you are at harmony with the flow of life. Viewing life from the highest perspective, you feel confident and secure. You realize that no matter how things may appear, you are loved and protected. You know you are one with God, and you bring your peace with you wherever you go. You’re not looking for love, but for opportunities to love.” — Susan L. Taylor [Source: http://livinglifefully.com/people/susanltaylor.htm%5D