I believe in the little things. There are so many small and simple ways to add joy and meaning to our daily lives. Random acts of kindness can carry us through a bad day. Family traditions and holidays create magic amidst the ordinary and set a rhythm for our year. A grateful and positive perspective enables us to find the silver lining and celebrate abundance, no matter our means or situation.
In my kitchen, there hangs a small, painted ceramic plate in the shape of a heart, which I inherited from my mother and she inherited from hers. It reads:
My house is small
No mansion for a millionaire
But there is room for love
And there is room for friends
That is all I care.
So long as we make room for little things, and for friendship and love, our lives will be rich indeed!