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July 22nd, 2014
A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. — William Shedd


Go outside today for an extended period of time — for lunch, for a hike, or walk to work.

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December 24th, 2009
Mother Teresa

Smile at someone today and offer someone who is in need a helping hand.…

December 23rd, 2009
Madeleine L'Engle (writer, 1918-2007)

Where, outside of church, did you experience God in your life today?…

December 22nd, 2009

Read the story of the Annunciation and consider how hard it must have been for Mary to wait for Jesus.…

December 21st, 2009
Dr. Seuss (writer, cartoonist, 1904 - 1991)

Go for a hike
or out on your bike.
Or just take a walk
and try not to talk.
Don’t forget,
to make a bet,
that you’ll share with us,
and not make a fuss.…

December 19th, 2009
Eden Phillpotts (writer, 1862-1960)

Make an effort to truly see the magic in something you normally overlook. Share with us what you find magical.…

December 18th, 2009

Sing something that inspires you today. (Embarrassed? Try singing in the shower.)  Also, do something good for someone else — something outside of your comfort zone.…

December 17th, 2009
Joseph Campbell (writer, scholar, 1904-1987)

Reflect today on what plans you have made that might be holding you back.…

December 16th, 2009
Barack Obama

While we’re waiting for Christmas, make an active choice today in your… life to change what needs changing.

December 15th, 2009
Bill McKibben (writer, environmentalist)

Slow down today, take 15 to 30 minutes of your day to really listen or spend time with someone else.…

December 14th, 2009
Kahlil Gibran (writer, poet, 1883-1931)

Take something you see every day and reflect on it’s beauty.…

December 13th, 2009
Morris West (playwright, novelist, 1916-1999)

What’s the most positive thing that happened to you today? Give thanks for it.…

December 12th, 2009
Rainer Maria Rilke (poet, novelist, 1875-1926)

Today face one of the dragons in your life bravely.…

December 11th, 2009

Life isn’t a spectator sport; go out and do something good. (For example, volunteer at a soup kitchen.)…

December 9th, 2009
Henry David Thoreau

Get up earlier than usual tomorrow. We trust you’ll find something good and productive to do with your time.…

December 8th, 2009

Exercise your sense of humor today.…

December 6th, 2009

Refrain from unnecessary talk today and use the quiet time to reflect on what you really want to accomplish this Christmas season.…

December 5th, 2009
Dietrich Bonhoeffer (pastor, theologian, 1906-1945)

What is keeping you from being free? Reflect on how much of your prison is of your own making.…

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