Tag Archives: gratitude

A nice reminder….but with a ‘MyNewFavoriteDay’ twist…

July 5, 2011

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  I hope everyone had a great fourth of July holiday.  We had a great weekend, with lots of fun activities that have inspired many thoughts that will come forth in future posts, but today, since it still feels like a holiday,  and I am feeling so grateful, I just wanted to put something out […]

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“When walls go up, walls come down”. It takes a Village.

June 21, 2011

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“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~Anne Frank As I mentioned yesterday, I am taking this week to focus on the idea that “It takes a Village”.  As this started as an African proverb, it has now been further repopulated but notable community and global […]

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Thoughts about love for Father’s Day….

June 17, 2011

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“There are three stages of a man’s life:  He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.”  ~Author Unknown “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.”  ~Bill Cosby “You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.” […]

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Thank you for another week with MNFD….

June 3, 2011

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I just want to say thanks again for making helping to make this my new favorite week.  Your journey with me through “mynewfavoriteday’ means so much to me.  As I like to do on Fridays, I created a video recapping our week together… You may or may not hear from me in the next week […]

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Breaking Routine and Gaining Inspiration….

June 2, 2011

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  “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh Like so many of you, as much as I tend to be the “Hub” of our family unit, coordinating, scheduling, planning, anticipating, worrying, rushing, and managing chaos, I also sometimes allow these activities to […]

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The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…

May 26, 2011

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“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such an interesting theory, “Letting Go”.  The imagery can be of balloons floating off into the […]

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Weekly Video Journal of MNFD….

May 20, 2011

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“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley Thanks for spending another week with ‘mynewfavoriteday’ and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

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Baby Steps become Milestones…

May 19, 2011

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“The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.”  ~ Oprah Winfrey  When I looked for the quote to summarize what I wanted to say through this post, I saw a lot […]

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Your kindness can change someone’s whole day and your own.

May 16, 2011

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“During my second year of nursing school our professor gave us a quiz.  I breezed through the questions until I read the last one:  “What is the first name of the woman who cleans the school?”  Surely this was a joke.  I had seen the cleaning woman several times, but how would I know her […]

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The journey to get to ‘mynewfavoriteday’ as a Google video…

May 13, 2011

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style” — Maya Angelou I guess this is my attempt at putting some “style” into ‘mynewfavoriteday’ outside of references to fashion and shoes!  I have posted this on my Facebook profile, […]

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