Seeking Words of Wisdom

Seeking Words of Wisdom

A collection of favorite quotes…“I have come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly how I want, but that I will be fine either way. The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth.” ~ Marianne Williamson“Meaning is not...
Time to Reset

Time to Reset

Now that we have made it through the holiday season, and I hope you did find some peace along the way, it is time to reset our thinking and intentions for 2019. I was never really committed to New Year’s resolutions, especially in the way they get communicated through...
A Ray of Hope

A Ray of Hope

Some days you just feel like the clouds are closing in and you can’t see the path ahead. Your dreams seem more distant than the day before and all you need is a little ray of sunshine to give you the hope and confidence to carry on. On days like that I go in search of...
You are Special

You are Special

Finding our uniqueness can sometimes get overlooked as we try to either emulate or imitate others who we see as having qualities we desire, but really you are all you need – you are special. I found the following in my archives which signals to me it is time to...
The Best Things in Life

The Best Things in Life

You may have noticed in my blog that I like lists. They give me a sense of order and accomplishment in my sometime hectic world. I came across an old email that included a very long list of things people considered “the best things in life” so have chosen...
It’s Your Moment

It’s Your Moment

A bit of inspiration to keep you going… “The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.” ~ David Weinbaum “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” ~ F.Scott Fitzgerald...
A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

I have chosen a week’s worth of quotes to start off your New Year. “We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” – Hillary DePiano “A New Year brings new grace for new accomplishments.” – Lailah Gifty Akita “Learn from...
An End and A Beginning

An End and A Beginning

As we come to the end of the year I went in search of some inspiration to close out the year and set us on a path for the one to come. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of...
Serenity in Nature

Serenity in Nature

When you have the chance to step away from the busy world and step into the world of nature, there is a certain serenity that can be found. This past weekend provided me a few moments to do just that. One was on the slopes of Haleakala at the Ali’i Kula Lavender...
October Musings

October Musings

More thoughts and quotes to inspire, motivate, meditate… Walk don’t run today. When you find yourself hurrying, stop and take a deep breath. Say to yourself, “I have plenty of time.” Amazingly, you will. ~Author unknown If man insisted always...
Love, Work, and Doing Nothing

Love, Work, and Doing Nothing

My mind has been blank lately and so I go in search of inspiration. Digging through files, papers, and notes until I find a few gems that draw my attention and I feel are right for sharing, here and now. This first one is from a writer I am often drawn to, Rainer...
Hula Moments

Hula Moments

I have had the good fortune of being raised in Hawaii with the influence of music and hula. When I was younger I was blessed to have had a hula teacher who I now realize had a profound influence on my love for hula. Aunty Bella Richards was both a loving and demanding...
A Dose of Motivation and Inspiration

A Dose of Motivation and Inspiration

As I challenge myself to stay motivated and inspired I thought I would share some of the quotes I came across that have given me a boost.               “…even without success, creative persons find joy in a job well done. Learning for its own sake is...
What the World Needs Now

What the World Needs Now

More hugs, more kisses, more love. More dreams and moonbeams. More blue skies and white clouds. More smiles and laughter. More hope and faith. More flowers and trees. More fingerpainting and collages. More lovers and friends. More music and dancing. More prayers and...
A Cinch Moment

A Cinch Moment

We have all heard the saying, “Carpe Diem” or “Sieze the Day”. A few years ago I was invited to be part of a group of women who had been identified as someone who had siezed, or cinched, a significant accomplishment in her life. As I...