Quote of the Day – Barbara Brown Taylor on Faith

Today’s quote really doesn’t need much introduction. I think it really does speak for itself. It’s message is bold and open. To make bread or love, to dig in the earth, to feed an animal or cook for a stranger — these activities require no extensive commentary, no lucid theology. All they require is someone…

Photo of the Day – Through the Tunnel

This photo, from the tunnel, is on The Challenge at Manale Bay, on Lana’i. Every single hole has breath-taking views. You almost forget about your scorecard… almost.

Quote of the Day – Sylvia Plath on A New Day

Today’s quote really was another i stumbled upon. I was looking for a way to celebrate my friend Sarah’s first day at her new job. Instead, I found these great words by Ms. Plath. I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. – Sylvia…

Quote of the Day – Jack Kerouac on Living Life

I”m of to paradise today. I’m off to visit the great state of Hawaii! This will bring my total number of states visited to: 9 – Also, it’ll be the first time I’ve flown over the ocean. I’m extremely excited for this trip. Ah, life is a gate, a way, a path to Paradise anyway,…

Quote of the Day – Sally Field on Self-Image

I really liked this quote. It was something that spoke to me. Mostly because I’m constantly thinking about how people perceive me and how I’m viewed in the world, sometimes too much. Sometimes I don’t care, but deep down, it affects me greatly. I was raised to sense what someone wanted me to be and…

Quote of the Day – Alexis de Tocqueville on Dedication

I asked a friend to pick the word today. It’s how I pick a quote every day. As I’ve stated before, I find a word, search for a quote, and procure something thoughtful. Today’s word was preoccupy. Then I found this fantastic quote. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way; if…

Quote of the Day – Ursula Le Guin on Setting A New Course

I found this quote while looking for something to do with hiking, since that’s what I’m off to do today. Going to hike near Mt. St. Helens, Washington. It’s supposed to be near 100* this afternoon. That’s got me running for the hills. I know when I’ve found a good quote, because it slaps me…

Quote of the Day – Ernest Hemingway on …Why?

There are so many great things, tidbits, nuggets, and moments of strength in this quote. I find so much going on around my life, young ones gone too soon, old ones moving on to the next adventure, and moments sweeping by so fast that you’ve hardly a moment to recognize them. When it is in…

Quote of the Day – Ashleigh Brilliant on Hitting Your Mark

Today’s quote, a little levity for Friday. Sometimes, when we’re in the thick of this thing called life, we forget to laugh a little. So, take a moment, find something that you find humourous and have a giggle; it’ll do your soul good. To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and whatever you…