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Hello lovelies,

With spring bursting to life all around us, now is the time to literally stop and smell the roses that have bloomed. To give thanks for the beauty around us, and to remember that after months of enduring dark days and cold nights, we arise refreshed and ready for the months of action ahead.

The quote below is by Maya Angelou, and I think it’s about time we acknowledge that the light each of us has within can never be extinguished by others – for you alone choose how to feel and react to the circumstances and words around you.

 

Your light will not dim. By symphony of love (Flickr)

 

Always choose love, always choose happiness, and in caring for others, remember to care for yourself first.

Until next time,

Ja ne,

Daughter of Dreams

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Hello there darlings,

I know I skipped out on last month’s quote post, but alas being in another theatre show has taken a toll on my free time in the best possible ways *but still, tsk tsk to me for leaving you hanging!*.

This month’s quote has actually multiplied into several ‘quotes’ – and each of the below is a whopping big suitcase of emotional weight for me – since one of my all-time favourite actors was found dead in his room yesterday, with suicide suspected.

For those not in the know (or reading this years later, going “huh?”), I’m talking about Robin Williams, who I will always remembered for his role in Dead Poet Society as my “Captain, oh my Captain” (which could explain my love of Mal Reynolds, Jack Harkness, and Jack Sparrow later in life, but that’s besides the point of this post).

So as noted above, this month gets several quotes dedicated to the belated, inspiring, and gentle comic genius of Robin Williams, whom I will always admire, respect, and who I hope is in a better, more peaceful place now that his struggle with depression is over:

 

This makes me so sad now!

 

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So this month, don’t take no for an answer. Seize the day, tell others you love them, care for those less fortunate without any expectations, and give of yourself generously. You never know who appreciates that smile or helping hand you give them.

Until next time.

Keep it shiny,

Daughter of Dreams

(Images above from creative commons sources, however if an image is yours and you’d like it removed, please pop me a message and I’ll swap it out asap)

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Hello dear,

I hope you’re doing well. 🙂 I still haven’t given you my Indaba shenanigans story yet, but I do promise it’s coming!

Until then, bear in mind this month’s quote, which is remembering that you can choose to rise above the nonsense happening around you.

 

Rise above (C) Celestine Chua (Flickr)

 

Check back soon, I’ll have more posts on the way!
Ja ne,
Daughter of Dreams

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Hello darling,

It’s been a while I know, but I’ve been oh-so-busy rushing around like a mad women, now that Indaba is almost upon us!! I’ll share more news once life settles down for a bit, but for now, read on for the quote of the month by Amy Carmichael:

 

love and give (C) Celestine Chua (Flickr)

 

So give a little love to those around you!

Until next time.
Ja ne,
DOD

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Hello sweetie,

Welcome back! This month’s quote is about aiming high for yourself, because you can achieve more than you’ve ever dreamt of, if you only take the chance.

 

Shoot for the moon (C) Celestine Chua (Flickr)

 

 

Remember that life is about seeing the opportunities around you, so focus on what’s going right for you, and focus on where you’re going, instead of what’s holding you back.

Until next time.

Ja ne,
Daughter of Dreams

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Hello there sweetie,

Welcome back! ^_^ This months inspiring quote is by Aesop.

 

Kindness is never wasted (C) Celestine Chua (Flickr)

 

So let’s all practice a little more kindness this month. Everyone deserves some! ^_^

Until next time,

Daughter of Dreams

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Hello darlings,

I hope you’re all enjoying this month of amor. ^_^

February’s quote is by Peaceful Warrior.

 

No ordinary moments (C) Celestine Chua (Flickr)

 

Remember to enjoy all of the moments given to you in life!

Until next time,

DOD

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