Understanding

Today’s Quote: One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Today’s Affirmation: I listen and I understand; I am a boon to my friends near and far.

Today’s Spiritual Contemplation: We could all understand each other if we cared enough to really listen. In order to listen that deeply we must first be convinced that we will be heard. Next we must believe that others have something of value to share. It all starts with an awareness of the magnitude of beauty abiding within. Get in touch with the beautiful you today and your listening and understanding will become contagious.

Value

Today’s Quote: True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.  ~Charles Caleb Colton

Today’s Affirmation:  All that I give today is all that I am; and that is Appreciation.

Today’s Spiritual Contemplation:  Every person has overcome immense adversity to arrive in this place where they stand today. In embracing the challenges of friendship, or even living with ourselves, this must be acknowledged.  It is so important to relinquish judgment in order to experience the true joy that is the promise of every relationship. And the power of love extended can never be understated. Today I bring love to all my relations.

Friendship

Today’s Quote: True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.  ~Charles Caleb Colton

Today’s Affirmation: I Reach into the heart of each I meet for the first, the last and for all time; I value my friendships.

Today’s Spiritual Contemplation: In a moment of friendship a life can be transformed; in a lifetime of friendship a world can be changed forever.  Always give your best to empower the ones you appreciate for only in this will you find yourself empowered to greatness.