Today’s Quote: 8-15-17

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.

– Vincent Van Gogh

Today’s Quote: 8-14-17

Art is what you can get away with.

– Andy Warhol

Lemons & Lemonade

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

– Helen Keller

We’ve all heard the phrase, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade” at some point in our lifetime. But, what always baffles me is that there’s no recipe for this lemonade. I mean for most, lemonade is more than just water and sliced lemons. It also can consist of sugar (and sugar alternatives), simple syrups, and other sliced fruits. Yet, even once we’ve gotten the ingredients down, how do we know the right ratios. Too much sugar and it’s too sweet. Too little sugar and now you’re left with an unsatisfying, bitter drink. My point being, when life gives you lemons (obstacles), how are we supposed to know the recipe for the perfect lemonade (success). We’ve all had bad lemonade before right? So why would we want that wrong mix in our life.

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Today’s Quote: 8-13-17

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

– Helen Keller

Lust

I thought I found love

A broken heart mended by

Lust in a disguise

Today’s Quote: 8-12-17

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. 

– H. Jackson Brown Jr.