Inspiration

Intention Series Summary ~ Happy 8th Birthday Very Smart Girls!

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In celebration of the 8th Birthday of Very Smart Girls, below is a summary of the most popular series- The Intention Series.  My intention is to joyfully share inspirational information with you! The top three things to remember about intentions: Intentions direct and influence your experiences. Powerful intentions are clear, represent what you want, and have […]

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Happy 7th Birthday Very Smart Girls!

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Seven years ago today Very Smart Girls was launched ~ Happy Birthday! “Because how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard Below you will find the top 10 Very Smart Girls blogs. Enjoy! Open-Ended Questions Build Relationships Intention Series: How to Create Powerful Intentions Intention Series: What is an intention? […]

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Quotes about Humility

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I’ve got humility on my mind and heart- enjoy! “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.” Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) “Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.” Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being […]

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Happy 6th Birthday Very Smart Girls!

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Enjoy the most popular Very Smart Girls Blog originally posted June 2010 – Open-Ended Questions Build Relationships. Did you do your homework?  Did you complete your business plan?  Did you get the job you wanted?  Did you take out the trash? Do you sometimes feel that someone’s question is really a statement, a request, a […]

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10 Inspirational Quotes about New York City

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I just spent another heart-opening and inspirational week in New York City! Enjoy these quotes. “One can’t paint New York as it is, but rather as it is felt.” Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) “It couldn’t have happened anywhere but in little old New York.” Henry O (1862-1910) “The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living […]

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Across All Time ~ A Poem

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In loving memory of Evelyn Sutton.  A magical, inspirational and joy-filled woman, volunteer, friend, classmate and roommate. Across All Time by Jo-Ann Downey Angels sing of infinite souls Merciful songs beyond sunsets and moonsets Joyfully free of age and story photo credit: christopher         Tweet

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Quotes by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) quotes – enjoy! “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience.  We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” “It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.” “The universe as we know it is a joint product […]

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6 Inspiring Quotes about Life & Living by Anais Nin

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Happy New Year, Happy Living! Wikipedia: Anaïs Nin (Spanish: [anaˈis ˈnin]; born Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell; February 21, 1903 – January 14, 1977) was an author born to Cuban parents in France, where she was also raised. She spent some time in Spain and Cuba but lived most of her life […]

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What is Your Quicksand?

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I am keenly aware that my life is too focused on my calendar. I feel as though the time I spend on my calendar and planning future activities is keeping me out of the present moment. As shared in “The New Two Do List- Part Two”, after a few weeks of consciously choosing 1-3 priority goals To Do […]

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Fashion Meets Philosophy ~ Charles James

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I had the privilege to visit the Charles James: Beyond Fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City this month.  According to Wikipedia Charles James (1906-1978) was known as America’s First Couturier (an establishment or person involved in the clothing fashion industry who makes original garments to order for private clients). […]

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