Making A Different Choice

Sometimes we get ourselves stuck in the idea that once we make a choice we need to live with that choice forever. That for some reason we can’t go about making a different choice. That’s just not true. Of course, each choice we make has consequences, some intended, some not. And some consequences are fabulous, and some, well, not so … Read More

Expecting Something Good To Happen

The world we travel through every day is filled with the results of our expectations. Nothing makes more sense then, than to expect the best. Expecting is seeing and when we see with our physical eyes what we have been dreaming about, that just gives us more proof of the power of our thoughts. Its our life, why not expect … Read More

Taking Advantage of Opportunities

Sometimes we do need to explore a bit before find our opportunities. Sometimes they are sitting by the side of the road as we are taking our evening walk. And sometimes they fall out of the sky right into our laps while we are watching TV. But taking advantage of them depends on us. And our willingness to see them … Read More

Permission to Succeed

Who needs to live their life paralyzed from taking action because they have a fear of success? The short answer is – nobody. True enough, our lives do have ups and down, failures and successes, but there is no reason to fear either of those outcomes. Self-sabotage, fear of success, whatever name we call it prevents us from enjoying the … Read More

Wonderful World

One of my favorite songs done with a voice over of Wonderful World from David Attenborough. it is this kind of video that makes me like Youtube and the wealth of beauty and delight that can be shared online.

Peaceful Change Dahlia

Sometimes the most appropriate words are no words at all. This beautiful photo of a dahlia representing peaceful change was made by our friend Daniel Marshall and is presented here with permission.   Thank you Daniel for sharing your heart of an artist.     

Alan Allen Allan BBC Talking Animal Video

Sometimes things just strike us as funny – like a talking animal video. The pairing of the voices along with these truly excellent videos of wild animals are funny in their juxtaposition. Silly voices and words that are related to our everyday situations and politely done video footage of animals in the wild. Truly words don’t do it justice, so … Read More

A Life Of Gratitude

We are all taught to say think you for what we are given. It is a nice tradition and a part of the world of rules of polite society. Say “please” when we want something and say “thank you” when we receive it. But the idea that we need to be taught to say thank you in a particular situation … Read More

The Perfect Day

Everyone has their opinion of what constitutes the perfect day. So do we. Susan likes to get up, sip a cup of coffee and hold the cat on her lap while she eases into her day, then go check out the internet for the most recent positive news from ALifeOfLight.com. Michael likes to get up, pour a cup of coffee, … Read More

Pay It Forward Kindness Boomerang Video

  True enough, A Life Of Light is about positivity and positive thinking, metaphysical ideas made simple and a view of reality that kindness and love are the building blocks of the world. And then there is the idea of paying it forward. We didn’t invent that here, but it certainly fits in perfectly with what we talk about and … Read More