Saturday’s Surprises #17: You can’t make me happy

“Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body.” By George Carlin Well, can’t get any clearer than this, can you? Happiness is an inside thing. We cannot get happiness; we can only be happy. Stuff is external. Surrounding yourself with stuff might be … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #17: You can’t make me happy

Saturday’s Surprises #16: Talk to the hand!

“Strength is being able to stand in the same room as your trigger while not letting it get to you like it holds all the power.” By Kayil York Perhaps this is a good definition for maturity. As I see it, I’ve learned to let some things go by starting to not react to whomever, … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #16: Talk to the hand!

Saturday’s Surprises #15: I caught my thief!

“He who buys what he does not need steels from himself.” A Swedish Proverb I get a real kick out of this one. For years I’ve been trying to be consistent in asking myself “Why do I need this?” before buying stuff. I’m sure I’ve had all sorts of justifications as to why I pushed … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #15: I caught my thief!

Saturday’s Surprises #14: You, You, You!!!

“Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behaviour. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.” By Eckhart Tolle If you are uncomfortable with the use of the word or visual images that come to your mind with the use … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #14: You, You, You!!!

Saturday’s Surprises #13: Until it gets here, I’m getting ready

“The timing of manifestation depends on how much practice you give to feeling good versus feeling bad. Say to yourself “I’m on the path, it will reveal itself to me at the perfect time.”  By Abraham-Hicks Don’t make any mistake about the meaning of this, happiness takes constant practice. The good thing is it really … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #13: Until it gets here, I’m getting ready

Saturday’s Surprises #12: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

“Gratitude will shift you to a higher frequency, and you will attract much better things.”  Rhonda Byrne (The Secret) I’m asking you to think of something you really love and are grateful for having. It could be anything: person, experience, thing, etc… How do you feel inside when you think about it? Please give yourself … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #12: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Saturday’s Surprises #11: How Are You Smart?

“Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.”  By Marcus Garvey I’m a little conflicted about this one, and it has to do with my sometimes unrealistic definition of being intelligent. Part of … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #11: How Are You Smart?

Saturday’s Surprises #10: I create, you create, we all scream for… creativity!

“Do you understand that what you are creating is YOU? You are creating a more prosperous you, you are not creating money. You are creating a more abundant YOU! You’re creating a you with more ease, you’re creating a you with greater opportunity! You’re creating a you with more opportunity for more fun! So, it’s … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #10: I create, you create, we all scream for… creativity!

Saturday’s Surprises #9: Teach your children well

“You cannot control what your children are exposed to. You can only influence the way they perceive it.” By MaybeMicha  This quote crossed my path three time in two weeks. The first was during a conversation with my parents about trying to figure out what experiences from growing up influenced who I am today. I’m … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #9: Teach your children well

Saturday’s Surprises #8: Let It All Be

“Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found.”  By Lao Tzu Have faith, everything happens when it should. I know you’ve heard this before. The law of attraction tells us to set our intention and let it go into the universe. Many religions … Continue reading Saturday’s Surprises #8: Let It All Be