If You Light a Lamp

There is a quote that opens my book Lifting a Foot Forward that reads; “If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your own path.” - Unknown I loved that quote for the beginning of that particular book because the words to follow were intended to reflect my gratitude toward others, and … Continue reading If You Light a Lamp

The Happiness You Take is Equal to the Happiness You Make

I think the discussion of destiny or fate comes around on its own.  Whether you believe in a life that is destined to happen or not, there is no denying inevitability. Happiness in my life is a choice, one I make every day.  It is a skill to cultivate, like any other.  Life isn’t just … Continue reading The Happiness You Take is Equal to the Happiness You Make

It Is Better To Walk Than Curse the Road

"It's okay if you want to quit, as long as you don't." - Melissa Arnot I had a short conversation today with a Facebook friend, talking about inspiration and determination.  He’s a long distance hiker, training for a big trip.  He gave me a quote that I really liked and it got me thinking about … Continue reading It Is Better To Walk Than Curse the Road