Quote of the Day – Viktor Frankl on Life’s Meaning

I read a really significant book by Viktor E. Frankl called “Man’s Search for Meaning.” This book, which came to me on suggestion of a friend, was something I had to read twice to really get its full meaning. You should consider picking it up. For the meaning of life differs from man to man,…

Quote of the Day – Dean Koontz on What Matters Most

There are so many things going on in my life lately and I’m not complaining about being so busy, some days I’m worried that I miss out on those things that matter most. Luckily I have people who care and people who cheer me on. When I’m the most tired they help me get through…

Photo of the Day – Walking in the Sand

One of my favorite poems is titled: “Footprints in the Sand.” If you’re not familiar, the poem it talks about a person’s walk with God and at times there are two footprints and at times there are only one. “When there are only one,” says God, “that’s when I carried you.” I feel this way…

Quote of the Day – Judy Blume on Tomorrow

I’ve always been a fan of Judy Blume, so when she popped up in my head as an idea for the quote of the day off I searched. This is one that I found, it makes me giggle because it reminds me of some advice I got as a child. Precious Child … nothing matters…

Quote of the Day: Daniel Kahneman: WYSIATI

I’ve been reading the book, Thinking, Fast and Slow. I’m only about halfway through it. The main message throughout has consistently struck a chord with me, I find myself saying it out loud every time I read it. No matter how much my mind’s eye, or my intuitive mind tells me differently. “What You See…

Quote of the Day: Penelope Lively on Giving Presents

As you meet with friends and family, enjoy their presence as much as their presents. Merry Christmas Eve, my friends. 🙂 Giving presents is one of the most possessive of things we do…. It’s the way we keep a hold on other people, plant ourselves in their lives. – Penelope Lively Photo: Christmas Lights and…

Quote of the Day: Baltasar Gracian on Gift Giving

Having enjoyed another fun and exciting Festivus with many friends gathered ’round, enjoying each others’ company. I am reminded that sometimes the gifts don’t come all wrapped up with ribbons and bows. But, in kind words, laughter and cherished moments. “The great art of giving consists in this: The gift should cost very little and…

Oh, to be Popular. #199

This post is my 199th blog post on Schnikism.com – I have something special planned for #200. Look for it tomorrow morning, bright and early. 🙂 I’ve been trying to organize my Flickr account. Being obsessed with statistics, I was also looking at which photos have been the most popular, the results are interesting, humorous…