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Counterpoint to the Clamor

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.May you taste, smell, …

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Counterpoint to the Clamor

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.May you taste, smell, …

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Life is Full of Riddles

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.Life’s true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.- Jonathan Lockwood HuieRead more about The Book of LifeTo be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.- Jose Ortega Y GassetLife is a…

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Forgiveness Grants Inner Peace

Give yourself the gift of forgiving others,
not because THEY deserve it,
but because YOU deserve the serenity and joy
that comes from releasing resentment and anger.
Unconditional forgiveness is the path to your own inner peace.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
– Sheri Rosenthal

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
– Samuel Johnson

Further reading: Forgive Others for Your Own Sake

Forgiveness is our gift to ourselves

Stop Anger Before it Stops You

Ten Little Tips to Feel Happier Right Now


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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Smiling Can Make You Feel Better

Just smiling goes a long way toward making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
– Art Linkletter

Smile and the world smiles with you.
– Anonymous

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen?
Then prepare to accept it.
Then proceed to improve on the worst.
– Dale Carnegie

Peace begins with a smile.
– Mother Teresa

Always do the best you can,
and everything else will take care of itself.
Focus your energies on doing what you can
rather than worrying about what you can’t.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A smile that begins as an effort and a pretense quickly grows to become genuine,
and given time, a habit of happiness. In the words of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Inner Smile Exercise:
1. Breath slowly, deeply, and consciously.
2. Close your eyes and set the corners of your mouth in just the slightest smile.
3. Visualize your smile growing larger and larger, and your happiness increasing.

Today’s affirmation:
Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
– Émile Coué

Further reading: Beyond Your Worries

Ten Little Tips to Feel Happier Right Now

No Regrets
   


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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