The Day Brightener

Because everyone has the right to be truly free and happy

My Everlasting Resolution

“Let each year find you a better man” Benjamin Franklin Tonight, as I prepare for another new year ahead, I would like to share with you my everlasting new years … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Unexpected Joy

Joy is not in things, it is in us. Richard Wagner For some time now I had wanted to do a post on the Ode to Joy.  It just seems … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Listen Quietly, Touch Gently

I would like to share with you a lovely story that Gil Fronsdal told in his podcast the other day ( Zencast – Mindfulness of Listening).  It goes something like this. … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happiness is Like a Butterfly

“Happiness is like a butterfly, which when pursued is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” I have had the wonderful … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Song of Courage

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”  Mary Anne Radmacher So often we equate the … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Turn on the Sun

“Let your heart be a pioneer” Nana Mouskouri I had the weirdest experience the other day.  There I was bathing my gorgeous little girls when all of a sudden this … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eyvind Earle – Harmony and Balance

I am so excited to finally have the chance to add Eyvind Earle to The Day Brightener Gallery.  I have been such a fan of his work for a long … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 2 Comments