B - Be present. Be bold to be!

Posted by Claudia Moser on 7:18 AM in , , ,

Be present, there is no future in the past! Take the courage to exist in a particular moment, to fully enjoy the second.

“Be present in all things and thankful for all things.”
― Maya Angelou

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
– Buddha

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment”
-Henry David Thoreau

“Either define the moment or the moment will define you.”
– Walt Whitman

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
– Omar Khayyám

And to end, I remember reading a wonderful poem by Omar Khayyam:

How long, how long, in infinite Pursuit
Of This and That endeavour and dispute?
Better be merry with the fruitful Grape
Than sadden after none, or bitter, Fruit.

Be bold!
Picture from here



ooo i like. very nice claudia.

Love the Thoreau and Whitman quotes. There is just something about those transcendentalists. :)

@Danneromero - good old quotes saving me :)
@Elizabeth - my favourite is the poem by Omar Khayyam!

Great quotes. I also like: "The past is history, the future is a mystery, today is a gift. That's why we call it the present."

I love these posts Claudia, they always make me smile.

That Maya Angelou just made my day!! It is perfect :)

Wonderful quotes to begin my day with! Thank you!

http://giggling truckerswife.blogspot.com

I love the Whitman quote especially.

Great quotes. I love the art work.

Cool quotes. And nice blog.
Now following,
Moody Writing

I have to copy this one out and pin it up -- so many great sayings that for my own mental health I should read daily. A chronic worrier, I rarely seem able to live in the moment. Thanks for a great B. followed your link from the Writer's post.

i always learn something from quotes! thank you!!

Great quotes!

I'm a quote collector - a couple of these will definitely make it into my book. Thanks for sharing and for the reminder to live TODAY.

I need to print this for daily inspiration. Wonderful!

Thank you for the challenge to be bold!

Gregg Metcalf

Anonymous says:

Hello! Lots of great quotes. Have a great day!


being present is a thing i think you do not realize you are doing at the time, only in the memory-great post

Great post - I am trying to 'be' more present in every moment, every day. Thanks for wonderful reminders. New follower on this challenge :)

@Paula - thank you, I do try to enjoy every minute, even if at times it is not easy.
@Luan - smiling you is good, it is very good :)
@Jenn - happy now :)
@Kathy - thank you!
@Tonja - I am glad my quotes are meaningful to you all!
@Darlene - yes, it is a nice picture, it has a great message!
@Moody Writing - thank you and welcome, I hope you will find my posts worth reading also in the future!
@Sandra - welcome around, I am happy you found something worth saving!
@Momto8 - that is so true.
@Trish - thanks!
@Amy Morgan - yes, some of them are worth keeping, that is a great idea!
@Amy Schindler - happy!
@Gregg - not always easy, but it is worth trying!
@Susanne - you too :)
@Lynn - that is true!
@Claire - welcome, and thank you for following!

The challenge is fun, Claudia. Love your "B" post.

Really enjoyed this post my friend. I can see that you are going to get lots of new Followers whilst on this Challenge!

Anonymous says:

I adore this line of thinking! Thank you for the inspiration today, Claudia! :)

That was a fun read through Claudia. Quotes are like little trinkets of psychological gemstones that we can use, and reuse at our will.

I enjoyed this... thank you.

I love the quotes, especially Whitman.

I love them all, my favorite would be Henry David Thoreau, really liked that one! Thank you for sharing!

Always positive and always bringing a smile! ♥

More excellent quotes as usual. You're so good at finding exactly the right words.

Anonymous says:

I feel better already! Thanks for the quotes. Henry David Thoreau has so many great ones!

Stephen Tremp
Co-host A to Z Challenge

Love the graphic. Bold is good. I just signed on to the A-Z challenge, nearly at the last minute, but I'm trying to visit every blog at least once.

I know what you mean. I spend much too much time wishing it were Friday... summer... whatever. Thanks for stopping by.

Catch My Words

I love these quotes and I love reading your posts! Thanks for sharing!

This touched me ...thanks so much ! beautiful picture also

@Karen - yes, the challenge is fun and this time with the theme, it helped me focus more!
@Diane - yes, I feel blessed with so many new followers, I just hope that they will always have something interesting to read even after this challenge will end!
@Beachlover - thank you so much!
@November Rain - yes, quotes are useful, but I will promise not to use too many!
@Stacy - glad you found one suitable for your thoughts!
@Millie - Thoreau is an amazing writer, always something inspirational in his works.
@Jo - trying to keep the positive approach, I found out it helps!
@Sarah - I do my best, thank you for your kind words of appreciation!
@Stephen - thank you for dropping by, I know how busy you must be!
@Sharkbytes - wow, that is a challenge, good luck! I don't know if I will manage that!
@Joyce - your posts are always fun to read, plus I am a follower :)
@Susan - welcome!
@Jenni - thanks my dear!

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