Ready for inspiration? Even if you’re not open to encouragement today, keep yourself open to your strength.
Joseph Campbell, American mythologist, writer and lecture. 1904-1987
“If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s.” Joseph Campbell
Denzel Washington, American actor and filmmaker. 1954 –
“I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.” Denzel Washington
Lucille Ball, American actress, comedian, model, film-studio executive, and producer. 1911 – 1989
“One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.” Lucille Ball
Pause and Revitalize #8
How are you doing today? We’ve made it to the middle of the week.
Keep breathing. Inhale. Exhale. No matter what you are dealing with, you have the strength to get through it. Here are words of encouragement:
Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist. (4 BCE – 65 AD)
Langston Hughes, American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist (1902 – 1967)
e.e. cummings, American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright (1884-1962)
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A look back at Pause and Revitalize #14:
Stop what you are doing for a moment and appreciate the beauty of colors surrounding you.
Leigh Hunt, English critic, essayist, poet, and writer (1784 – 1859)
Georgia O’Keefe, American artist (1887-1986)
Joan Miró, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist (1893 – 1983)
Enjoy this color-filled day,
Welcome! I offer you a few minutes to breathe deeply. Think about where you are headed. Reflect on your dreams, taking risks and — this is important — recognizing your strength. Inhale . . . exhale. You really are amazing.
Langston Hughes, American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright (1902 – 1967)
Paulo Coelho, Brazilian lyricist and novelist. (1947 – )
Thomas Merton, American Catholic writer and mystic (1915 – 1968)
Enjoy this day. Try something new.
Last week’s Pause and Revitalize words of inspiration:
My weekly Pause and Revitalize posts went on hiatus for a few weeks. I’m back and happy to offer you a dash of inspiration and encouragement.
Thomas Merton, American Catholic writer, mystic, poet, social activist (1915 – 1968)
Henri Matisse, French painter and sculptor (1869-1954)
Diana Nyad, American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer (1949 – )
Enjoy the day and give yourself a well-deserved break.
Be kind to yourself today and share kindness with others. All of us have days where a generous word from another makes our journey just a bit easier.
Maya Angelou, American author, poet, and civil rights activist (1928 – 2014)
Robert Frost, American poet (1874 – 1963)
Alan Rickman, English actor and director (1946 – 2016)
Previous Pause and Revitalize Posts:
More Quotes may be found at Iris Abbey’s Pinterest Quote Board.
Ready to breathe deeply and revitalize? Here are today’s inspirational quotes:
St. Thomas Aquinas, Italian Dominican friar Catholic priest, philosopher, theologian, jurist (1225 – 1274)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, novelist, playwright, natural philosopher, diplomat, civil servant (1749 – 1832)
Andre Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature (1869 – 1951)
Have a lovely day,
Previous Pause and Revitalize posts:
It’s the perfect day to move forward — with your plan, your project, your life. So relax, read these motivational quotes, and think about what you can do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, lecturer, and poet (1803 – 1882)
C.S. Lewis, British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist (1898 – 1963)
Anne Lamott, American novelist and non-fiction writer (1954 – )
I’d love to hear about what you focus on moving forward.
Here are words of encouragement from previous posts. You can find more on my Quotes Board on Pinterest.
Take a moment and inhale slowly. Now exhale. Today will be a good day.
Voltaire, French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher (1694 – 1778):
Anais Nin, author (1903 – 1977):
Eric Schmidt, American software engineer, businessman, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc (formerly named Google). (1955 – ):
Others you may be interested in:
Take a moment to inhale. And exhale. Everything is going to be all right.
Annie Dillard, American author (1945 – )
Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer (1850 – 1894)
Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali poet of India (1861 – 1941)
Be courageous. Be inspired. Have faith.