It’s true. Our presence, our words, and our actions all have an impact on others. Being absent, saying nothing, and doing nothing also have an impact on others.
And, as I expect Goodall is suggesting in this quote, those same behaviours have an impact on our world at large.
If you set out to have the most positive impact on people and places in your world today, where would you be, what would you say, and what would you do?
Precious Moments Video …
Earlier this month, I wrote about the value of paying attention in a Precious Moments Pause Blog post.
I also invited you to share photos of some of your precious moments, and offered to compile them in a slide show/video.
As promised, here, it is. Thanks to all of you who added your special moments to this collection.
Click here or click on the Precious Moments image above to watch and enjoy! (more…)
A friend, and fellow artist, Sharon Bellknap recently shared the Encinatas Sunrise photo you see featured here.
The image is a stunner. Sharon tells me those colors became more and more beautiful, and then… they were gone.
That very same day, here in Saskatoon, the morning sun lit up our evergreen, bathing them in gold. By the time I returned with my camera…the magic was gone.
Moments like this are often short lived. They’re here…and then they’re gone. The real question is: Where are we?
Sharon tells me that on this particular morning she was out exercising her capacity to soak up precious moments. I love that phrase and that idea.
How might our lives be enriched if you and I practiced our capacity to soak up more precious moments every day? (more…)