Daily Intention

In these days filled with stress about moving, not being able to control the process myself because of a bad back and constant fatigue, I come each morning seeking inspiration.

Visitor’s footfalls are like medicine, they heal the sick.

—  Bantu proverb

Here’s the true secret of life. We mostly do everything over and over. . . . I love ritual and repetition. Without them, I would be a balloon with a slow leak.

—  Anne Lamott in Stiches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When you no longer burn with love, others will die of the cold.

—  St. Vincent de Paul

To see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.

—  Georgia O’Keefe


I set my intention to stay spiritually grounded.

Within all the spiritual traditions, short and sweet wisdom abounds: from mantras and blessings to 12-step slogans and proverbs, and more. As philosopher George Santayana once said: “To be brief is almost a condition of being inspired.” In this blog, I will take up the quest for small seeds of spiritual wisdom, which can be found everywhere if we keep our eyes and ears open.

Frederic Brussat, Short & Sweet Spirituality Blog

In the end, everyone is our teacher, on one leverl or another. The child is our teacher, our friends, our family, the stranger on the street…Every thought that bubbles up in our minds can teach us things about ourselves, if we are able to listen.

—  David Cooper in Silence, Simplicity and Solitude

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