It may be mid-August, but summer’s not over yet, sisters. I hope you’re taking some time to get outside, enjoy the sun and the warmth, and revel in nature.
If you have the luxury to not set an alarm clock during the summer, I am envious.There is an advantage to getting up early in the morning, though, before everyone else is awake. It’s not so you can be marine-like and get more done before 9am than most people do all day. It’s because you can be alone with your thoughts!
One thing I like to do some mornings is grab a cup of coffee and spend a few minutes meditating on something I’ve heard recently that’s moved me. Sometimes, it really is just a minute or two. Other times, I have the ability to finish the entire cup of coffee before I have to get up and start thinking about the busy-ness of my day.
Because I’m all about the beauty – not just the physical beauty of all my fabulous Jing Ai babes, but also the beauty that is all around inside and out – I often find myself thinking on what others say about beauty.
Here are ten quotes that have moved me. In my opinion, they all have something to do with beauty, even if the word isn’t used in them. I’m not going to tell you what to think about these quotes; I’m just going to suggest you pick one to think on at some quiet point during your day. Maybe you can grab a journal and make your thoughts permanent.
Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are!
I always find beauty in things that are odd or imperfect. They are much more interesting.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Once you have learned to love, you will have learned how to live.
If you must love someone, may I suggest you love yourself?
~Beauty and the Beast
Refuse to receive anyone’s condemnation. In the independence of your own mentality, believe that you are wonderful. This is not conceit; it is the truth.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.
~Louisa May Alcott
I think happiness is what makes you pretty. Period. Happy people are beautiful. They become like a mirror and they reflect that happiness.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Pure Love Grows, Donna XOXOXO