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“Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it. Let the past go. A simply abundant world awaits. (January 11)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Life is not made up of minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years, but of moments. You must experience each one before you can appreciate it.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“[I]t doesn’t matter whom you love or where you move from or to, you always take yourself with you. If you don’t know who you are, or if you’ve forgotten or misplaced her, then you’ll always feel as if you don’t belong. Anywhere. (xiii)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Moving On: Creating Your House of Belonging with Simple Abundance
“Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Never forget that the most essential fashion accessories, the ones no woman can afford to do without, come from within. A generous heart, a spontaneous smile, and eyes that sparkle with delight can be part of any woman's signature look once she awakens to her authentic beauty.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers
But above all
The world needs dreamers who do.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Usually, when the distractions of daily life deplete our energy, the first thing we eliminate is the thing we eliminate is the thing we need the most: quiet, reflective time. Time to dream, time to contemplate what's working and what's not, so that we can make changes for the better. (January 17)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Success in life is not how well we execute Plan A; it's how smoothly we cope with Plan B.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Let passion be your muse. Let her guide and teach you to trust your instincts.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day. (42)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity
“This is how women self-sabotage and self-destruct. Unless we have constant witnesses to our hard work, we are convinced we pull off every day of our lives through smoke and mirrors. (27)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity
“Always remember, it’s simply not an adventure worth telling if there aren’t any dragons.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Celebrate the Sacred in the ordinary.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
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“Chronos is clocks, deadlines, watches, calendars, agendas, planners, schedules, beepers. Chronos is time at her worst. Chronos keeps track. ...Chronos is the world's time. Kairos is transcendence, infinity, reverence, joy, passion, love, the Sacred. Kairos is intimacy with the Real. Kairos is time at her best. ...Kairos is Spirit's time. We exist in chronos. We long for kairos. That's our duality. Chronos requires speed so that it won't be wasted. Kairos requires space so that it might be savored. We do in chronos. In kairos we're allowed to be ... It takes only a moment to cross over from chronos into kairos, but it does take a moment. All that kairos asks is our willingness to stop running long enough to hear the music of the spheres.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Live for the event, not the outcome.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Every day offers us simple gifts when we are willing to search our hearts for the place that's right for each of us. (January 15)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Always remember that striving and struggling precede success, even in the dictionary.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“Remember, no matter what life throws at us, we can always bake a cake!”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Hold That Thought: A Year's Worth of Simple Abundance
“Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving, it is blessed to receive with grace and a grateful heart.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“You only live once—but if you work it right, once is enough. —JOE E. LEWIS”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Any self-prompt that reminds you to focus on flow not ebb, contributes to your greater sense of abundance. (53)”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity
“Never forget that all you have is all you need.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Little changes [and] little choices add up to be revolutionary changes in your life.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude
“Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend… when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that’s present— love, health, family, friends, work, the joys of nature and personal pursuits that bring us pleasure— the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“if you want your life to come together, you have to start treating yourself better.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance
“When I looked at my life’s ledger I realized I was a very rich woman. What I was experiencing was merely a temporary cash-flow problem. Finally, I came to an inner awareness that my personal net worth couldn’t possibly be determined by the size of my checking account balance. Neither can yours.”
Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy
“Consider the track record of your naysayers. How many dreams have they successfully brought into this world?”
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