Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

Sunday Inspiration #54

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When everything goes black in your life, remember the sun also rises to give you light to see the future. Don’t give up hope because the promise of a better tomorrow is always waiting for you.

the future remains

About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

12 Creative Ways to say “Thank You”

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’ – William Arthur Ward

Time passes quickly. It’s hard to believe the holiday season is almost here again, knocking at your doorstep. But before the holiday season gets here, now is a good time to reflect on the people who have helped you in big and small ways throughout the year.

Right now is also the perfect time to express your gratitude to family and friends who are special; the very people who have been with you through thick and thin– the very people you will be toasting the holiday season with soon.

So, before it gets too busy, here are 12 creative ways to say “thank you” for the year-round support, friendship and love you have been given. It’s not really about the gift itself; it’s all about the thought, time and effort you put into it. It’s about the appreciation and of offering thanks through an act of giving something that comes from the heart. Continue Reading This Post »

Finding Joy in the Simple Things

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“The most simple things can bring the most happiness.” – Izabella Scorupco

If you tune in to television, magazines, movies, billboard ads – you will hear messages and see images that tell you what you need to have, or be, to enjoy life. Things like:
– New luxury automobiles
– Big, new house
– Vacation on some expensive, exotic island
– Drinking $1000/bottle champagne
– Designer shoes and bags
– Signature perfumes
– Top of the line gadgets
…the list goes on and on and on.

So you set your life in pursuit of these material possessions. You spend days and nights on how to have more money so you can buy more things. Finally, after many stressful months (or even years) you have saved enough to buy what you have convinced yourself you need. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #53

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Allowing worry to seep into your heart keeps you from enjoying the gifts of today. Let go of the things you can’t control. And when you do, worry will be replaced with more peace, joy and happiness.

Worry

About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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