Fleeting Thoughts VIII

When loyalty triumphs over justice, chaos triumphs over peace. Peace is elusive when love for the self is preferred over love for others. Love for others reflects a generous spirit, while hatred for others reflects an insecure soul. Insecurity is founded in ingratitude. Ingratitude breeds insincerity in the same way that stagnant water breeds mosquitoes….

Mental Wealth Challenge: Day 20

Are you still putting off doing the one thing you’ve been putting off for so long? Or did you rise to yesterday’s challenge and finally tick that thing off of your list? I finally took steps towards consolidating my blog site with my official author website. It’s something that I’ve wanted to do for a…

Mental Wealth Challenge: Day 16

The interesting thing about yesterday’s challenge is that it said that I needed to plan a tea or smoothie date with a friend. So I planned it. In my mind. With a friend. Now I just need to focus on implementing that plan.  Somehow, given our social lives that are so often anchored in social…

Mental Wealth Challenge: Day 15

Catching up with yesterday’s challenge today is what has made it possible for me to post today’s challenge so early. Proof that waking up early is key to productivity? I think so. The summer mornings have such a beautiful melody between the birds and the running water of the fountain, and not to mention the…

Mental Wealth Challenge: Day 14

Sending the uplifting texts to at least 5 people might have been difficult for some, and not so difficult for others. For those with an active social life, it’s easy. Uplifting could be anything from a joke to a compliment to a moment of nostalgia that is shared. But, spare a thought for those not…

Mental Wealth Challenge: Day 12

Did you enjoy your lunch in the sun yesterday? Or did you defer the challenge to the weekend when it will be more convenient to do it? It’s not always a bad thing if you put things off for a more convenient time. That is part of being kind to yourself and pacing yourself as…