What’s your favorite Christmas ornament?

I found this Christmas ornament at one of the locally owned stores in our city. Unlike most of the ornaments on our tree, this one’s special message is a great reminder to live life to the fullest.

Pause. Have some tea.

Sit still, breathe in the sweet fragrance. Let each sip soothe your soul. Relax and unwind. Take a break.

Catch that fall feeling

Enjoy the cool and crisp weather, sights, smells and sounds of fall before the red and gold leaves have left their branches and pumpkin patches are replaced by Christmas tree lots.

Stand tall

All you need is a little lift, an extra boost—to stand tall—regardless of your height, in order to make you feel good about yourself and gain
the respect, trust and confidence of those around you.

Let there be peace.

There will always be peace where or when there is respect, kindness, joy, love and compassion—at work, home or wherever you may be in this world of ours.

Go ahead. Make a wish.

Go ahead. Make a wish. Throw a coin into a wishing pond. Blow out your birthday candles. Pull your part of a wishbone with someone. Look up to the night sky and make a wish upon the first star you see. Wishes, whether they come true or not, will always bring a glimmer of joy…

Add some glitter in your life

Add some glitter and pizzazz in your life. You’ll be surprised at how a new adventure, small or spectacular, can add a spring to your step, make your heart jump for joy, or quickly turn your frown upside down.

Pause. Come out and play.

Need a break during the day? Get up, head out and do something outdoors. Fresh air never hurt anyone. It’s guaranteed to give you an energy boost. Play ball with a friend, go on a bike ride, or simply sit at the park bench while eating an ice cream cone. Take a walk to the…

Head out for one more summer adventure.

Have a picnic at the beach. Go to the city for a day trip. Go on a riverboat cruise. Maybe you just want to sit by the pool while sipping a tall glass of iced tea and dream the day away. It’s your last chance to end summer with a bang so go on your…