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A thought du jour, my daily breath includes collected and conceived observations, questions of life, fortune cookie philosophies, reminders, messages of peace and simplicity, unsolicited advice, inspirations, quotes and words that got me thinking. They may get you thinking too . . .
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Month: May 2021
Opportunity is not always where
you think it is. Sometimes it is
found along the way.
Keep your eyes open.
Keep your mind open.
With summer now breaking (finally), our thoughts are given the space to roam.
The May long weekend often feels like our first taste of the seasons, and summer is, as it has always been, about adventure.
Family camping trips, weekends at the cabin, long-distance road travel to faraway places; the memories and examples fill my mind, and summer allows them.
It is easier to dream, to believe, in summer.
I look forward to further adventures.
We are now in lockdown (still), but that shouldn’t stop me from climbing on my bike, or setting off in a new direction on my morning walk.
What’s holding you back from taking an adventure?
Do you need a destination? Or is the attempt to find something enough to fulfill this inner need?
We all need an adventure. It’s probably easier than we think.
Don’t plan; just go.
Pack a lunch. If you eat your sandwich under a tree along the way (perhaps in that park you have passed by before), it becomes a picnic. Give yourself time. Take a book, or your camera or sketchbook. Record the event.
Couldn’t we all use more picnics?
Summer is about possibility.
Life isn’t always a picnic, but perhaps an excuse to have one.
What are you doing?
What can be done about
what needs to be done?
Why aren’t you doing it?