“Don’t ever let anyone dull your sparkle.” -Unknown Advertisements
Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth “You owe me.” Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky. – 14th Century Sufi poet Hafiz (Photo taken during my 2012 Thailand visit)
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” – Roy Disney
If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. – Wayne Dyer
“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” ― Michael Palin
“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson
I stumbled on this just the other day and saved it because I thought about what a great reminder it is. There are so many who struggle trying to reach or “find” happiness, generally looking to material or tangible things, new adventures, money or promotions, to fulfill the desire when in reality, we have the choice to simply “be happy.” It’s a state of being: when we are thankful for the wonderful things we’ve been blessed with in our lives, and rely less on the things of this world to bring us to a place of happiness, we find that happiness comes from within.
Good morning and happy Monday friends 🙂 Just thought I’d share this cute picture I found that totally put a smile on my face.
“Mine was the twilight and the morning. Mine was a world of rooftops and love songs.” – Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy
I’m feeling extra in love with the beauty of this quote today. As I’ve moved from USA to France and now Italy over the past few years I’ve realized that my life has become so simplified in terms of “stuff”, but increasingly full of great memories and appreciation. ❤
Have you ever really thought about the difference between looking and seeing? They’re really just two simple verbs related to the sense of sight that we probably use hundreds of times a day. And while the differences are subtle, they are important.
‘TRAVEL is about the GORGEOUS feeling of teetering in the UNKNOWN.’