Share your Light

I wanted to share some good thoughts from a movie I recently watched called Living Luminaries. I hope something stirs your soul.

 

“God is the electricity and we are the lamps.” -Marianne Williamson 1+FEAT-Herme虁s-Parfums-Jour-dHerme虁s-@-Ryan-Mc-Ginley-9-468x417

“Your mind is like a wild horse that takes you wherever it wants to take you.”  -Don Miguel Ruiz1180_1wild_horses_running_photo_6889a_copy_2

“Tend to your garden (your mind) every day because if there is a bad seed that gets put into your mind and you believe it, you believe that lie, that lie will begin to grow. As soon as you are able to stop that wed and not feed it, those lies will diminish and go away.” -Don Miguel’s Son

 

“Happiness is a decision I must make.” -Marianne Williamsondancing woman sunset sunshine happiness prezent moment now

“Anger is an emotion that often covers up fear. I believe we grow in two ways: pain or insight.” -Michael Beckwithcareer_happiness

“If we ever want to be happy we have to make sense of suffering. That there is something in the suffering that adds to the meaning of life, that helps us learn and become the best version of ourselves.”  -Matthew Kellydsc_3644_183066638_large

“Plato said if you attune your life to a higher value (beauty, love, truth, freedom, justice, peace) all the rest will come to you because they commune together and then happiness will follow.” -Professor

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“The better journey is not the journey to success but the journey to significantly making a difference.” -MK

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“Nurture your basic goodness, then widen it’s horizon”journey-of-life

“God sent us to this earth to realize and experience faith, hope and love, and to share that with as many people as we can.” -Robert SchulerSpread-The-Love

“Self-love is understanding that you are a unique expression of infinite potential. Self-love does not mean that you are better than anyone or less than anyone.”  -Beckwithtumblr_ma7cgn9dNs1ry2xw8o1_500

“I am bringing forth the gift of me, the deeper one who is deeply connected.”artleo.com-6677

 

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Fun SUMMER Mix

Summer Mix

“Hey! It’s Summer! Be free and happy and fanciful and uninhibited!”  -Terri GuillemetsImageSummer is a fun time to mix-it-up with something new…try some new music, read a new book, find a great vacation spot, something new to make for a family picnic…I am going to shake it up and start doing some Mixing. Here is a fun SUMMER MIX you will find at my house. Enjoy!!

Good SUMMER READS     

“One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”  -Jeannette Walls

ImageA few books in my collection that are good reads: The Happiness Project by Gretchin Rubin: Why I spent a year trying to sing in the morning, clean my closets, fight right, read Aristotle, and generally have more fun. This was a great book with wonderful perspective. It helps you see someone else’s life perspective, how to insight and good anecdotes for real life. A Good SUMMER read. She also has a new book Happier at Home. I may read it this summer.

A few more from my bookshelf: Dr. Wayne Dyer, has many amazing books, but Being in Balance is a pick for this summer  –  Andy Andrews has numerous inspirational books, The Traveler’s Gift, The Butterfly Affect & The Noticer are just a few good ones I have read  –  Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea is one I have been saving for a summer time read  –  Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements  –  Loved the fable by Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist – Robin Sharma also has some great books including, The Monk who sold his Ferrari   Hopefully something here will spark an interest!! Happy Reading.

Good SUMMER FOOD

“Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer’s year–it brings to the harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul.”  -unknown

ImageSummer is a fun time to do an outdoor bbq, make some yummy, cold pasta salads, toss up a fresh garden salad or step out and try something new to MIX into your summer routine. I came across this great recipe for fish tacos—looks good, something new I want to try.ImageFood Network Fish Taco with Watermelon Salsa—sounds delicious!  Here is the link to make the yummy dish. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/fish-tacos-with-watermelon-salsa-recipe/index.html

Here is the link to their other yummy sumer recipes   http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes-and-cooking/fresh-healthy-summer-recipes/pictures/index.html

I came across another good site that has 100+ summer recipes. Here is the link http://www.theurbanbaker.com/100-great-summer-recipes/

Good SUMMER MUSIC          

“In Summer, the song sings itself.” -WCWilliams

ImageDemi Lovato has a new album out & this is a good song to dance to called Neon Lights. I also love her new song Nightingale—beautiful.

Other fun SUMMER songs you’ll find in my playlist include:

Of Monsters & Men, Little Talks and Yellow Light  –  Lana Del Rey, Young & Beautiful from the movie The Great Gatsby  –  Jessie Ware, Wildest Moments  –  Ellie Goulding  –  Katie Melua, Just Like Heaven, Thank you, Stars, Nine Million Bicycles, If you were a Sailboat  –  Calvin Harris, I need your love, Feel so close, Sweet Nothing  –  One Republic’s new album – something mellow Carinthia….hopefully you will find something in this list you like.

Good Family FUN SUMMER SPOTS

ImageHere is a collection of top vacation spots according to different sources:   the first has a whole listing for Best Vacations around the world   from travel.com http://travel.usnews.com/

the next comes from familyvacationcritic.com   http://www.familyvacationcritic.com/10-best-vacation-bets-for-2013/art/   (Fyi #4 spot is near my home in Utah)

the 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2013 listed here from budget travel.com   http://www.budgettravel.com/feature/best-budget-destinations-for-2013,12651/

and don’t forget to…

Image“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” -John Lubbock

Image“Find Joy and BeWILDerment!”   Step out of your comfort and be free, a little more WILD in your day! Get out in nature, notice the little details, see the wonder in all you do.

ImageEnjoy Summer! Enjoy every moment. Seize the warmth, the sunshine, the cool lemonade, the starry nights, the sandals, the memories you make with those you love.

HAPPY SUMMER!  -Heather