Life’s Cheat Sheet

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Rules to live by!

“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.” – William A. Ward

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Share Your Blessings!

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Proverbs 11-25Life is not about receiving at all times; it is a combination of being thankful for what you have as blessings and sharing those blessings with others who need a little fraction of what you have.” -  Catherine Pulsifer

“When you’ve been blessed.. PASS IT ON, PASS IT ON!..” – Patti LaBelle

Money Blessing: A Mindfulness Practice

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I'm Just Sayin'...:

Great way to make gratitude a tangible practice while literally paying it forward

Originally posted on Tarot Salve:

laughing buddha with money bag Many of us are familiar with Thich Nhat Hanh’s recommendation that we use everyday sights and sounds as “bells of mindfulness” that can remind us to return to the breath. I’d like to offer a related practice that we can do almost every day: blessing money that we send out into the world. I’m referring mainly to physical money, such as hard currency and coins, but it would be fairly simply to incorporate this practice into online bill paying as well.

Here’s an example: to do laundry, I have to put quarters into the washers and dryers in our building. One day I started blessing the quarters before sliding them into the coin slots. I hold the quarters in my hand, generate the intention that this blessing is meant for the sake of all sentient beings, but especially those to whom these quarters will eventually go, and offer gratitude to…

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Love Yourself, Play His Song

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SHINE“I’m strumming my own freedom, playing the God in me,    representing His glory, hope He’s proud of me.” – Jill Scott, Golden

This has always been my favorite part of Jill Scott’s song, Golden because it   reminds us that God is within all of us and whatever song of strength, love and freedom we have is unique to our own lives, hearts and circumstances.  Whatever your song, play it loud and with pride and REPRESENT!

Find Your Fingerprint

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“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” - Oprah Winfrey

Enough said! Find your love, offer it to others and pass the wisdom on to all you meet.

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Start with Insight

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“A wise person gets known for insight; gracious words add to one’s reputation.” – Proverbs 16:21

Greetings, again, great ones! I took a small sabbatical from blog posting and during that time I really got into studying and embracing true gratitude. So I’m back with Soul Food (hopefully every day) and I couldn’t think of a better quote to get back into the swing of things than Proverbs. Feast and enjoy!!

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