Cultivating Inner Beauty

Cultivating Inner Beauty

The theme for this week’s Quote of the Day series is “Inner Beauty” (Disclaimer:  This topic applies equally to women AND men.  If you guys are skeptical, skip toward the end!). Inner beauty is different from external beauty, and certainly different than what popular culture passes off as “beauty” in this day and age (or [...]

Attractiveness and Magnetism

Attractiveness and Magnetism

“Attractiveness and magnetism of man’s personality is the result of his inner radiance.” – Yajur Veda Quote of the Day. Not the result of degrees, jobs or titles!  Sometimes, especially in our careers, we forget that the source of magnetism is not in the positions we hold, but inside of us.  So yes, inner beauty [...]

Control What Happens

Control What is Inside Us

“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” - Benjamin Franklin Quote of the Day. Today’s quote is a quick reminder that despite anything that goes on outside of ourselves, what IS inside of us is within our control.  Cultivating inner beauty is about [...]

What Lies Inside of You

What Lies Inside of Us

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote of the Day. Today’s quote describes how the things behind us and in front of us on the path of life pale in comparison to what lies inside of us.  One [...]

Real Beauty

Real Beauty

“Beauty shouldn’t be about changing yourself to achieve an ideal or be more socially acceptable. Real beauty, the interesting, truly pleasing kind, is about honoring the beauty within you and without you. It’s about knowing that someone else’s definition of pretty has no hold over you.” - Golda Poretsky Quote of the Day. Sticking with this [...]

Like Stained-Glass Windows

People Are Like Stained-Glass

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Quote of the Day. Today’s quote is a very eloquent way of saying that true beauty – true character – [...]

Look at the Heart

The Lord Looks at the Heart

 But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” – I Samuel 16:7 (NIV) Quote of the Day, Sunday. Good morning, [...]