Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. — Author Unknown
Time. We’ve been told it is a gift. Not to be squandered, for no one knows when the amount of sand in each of our hour glasses will run out.
I believe there is much to absorb in an ordinary day. How the light hits the snow, the angle of shadow on a flower’s petal, the pink and yellow hues at the dawn of a new day.
Just today, for instance, someone posted on her Instagram a peaceful image of her home’s little coffee station. It made me feel as though I were about to join her for a cup of brew.
My newest release, Kissing the Shoreline: Quotes and Reflections to Live By (buy book) is a compilation of quotes I have collected over the years. Some are funny, some sad. Others have prompted me to write an entire chapter in a book. This little collection, as I mention in the book’s foreword, are the observations, ponderings, and turns-of-phrases of people who have influenced me through the years.
It is my hope, whether through my quote book or my book on gratitude, BlessBack®: Thank Those Who Shaped Your Life,(buy book) or by reading my blog, that you will come away knowing that each day we are alive is a day that will never come in exactly the same way again.
Grab hold of this day and find the treasure in it that awaits you. Thanks for stopping by.
Julie’s Blog Musings
- blessing for the new year
December 31, 2014
- A Modern Christmas Tradition: Bundt Pan Rice Krispies Wreath
December 16, 2014
- Christmas Traditions of Norway: Sandbakkels and Krumkake
December 15, 2014
- Gert’s Fantastic Brownies
November 19, 2014
- Summertime Whatevers
October 29, 2014
- New Book by Julie Saffrin: “Kissing the Shoreline: Quotes and Reflections to Live By”
September 8, 2014
- Forgotten Past interview with author Mary Alford
June 4, 2014