Monthly Archives: January 2016

1/30/16–Forgiveness

“To forgive is to free yourself from a self-imposed prison. Anger and hatred are shackles on the heart.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/29/16  

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1/29/16–Expiration

“Everything in life has an expiration date. There truly is no sense crying over spilt sour milk.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/29/16

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1/28/16–Real vs Artificial

I believe that we live two worlds–the real and the artificial–the natural and the man-made.  Most people live entirely in the artificial, man-made world, never realizing it is artificial, an illusion. Others lively mainly in the artificial and just visit … Continue reading

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1/27/16–Practice

“Waves are the practice of the water.” – Shunryu Suzuki   “People are the practice of God.” – Monica R. Ashbaugh   *Double DailyMonica today!  🙂

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1/27/16–The Key

The Key “Death is merely stepping though a doorway, a threshold to nowhere, closed and locked to all, except those given the key by life’s end.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/26/16   *I like how the sun was perfect in casting … Continue reading

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1/26/16–Art

I follow several photographers on Instagram. I like to see other people’s perspective in pictures. I saw one asked folks to donate on a GoFundMe page so they can afford their next photography trip. And that is fine. Anyone can … Continue reading

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1/16/16–Play

“Play is a spiritual and creative act.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/14/16

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1/15/16–Beauty

“The soul has a greater need for beauty than utility.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/15/16  

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1/8/16–Lift Up

What is our mission in life? To lift each other up! ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 1/8/16 This sweet photo came in my Facebook newsfeed today.  Even a child inherently knows this mission of compassion.

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1/7/16–Your Message

“Our own life has to be our message.”- Thich Nhat Hanh “What message are you sending with your one precious life?” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh 1/7/16 Live good things!    

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