The more you praise and celebrate your life,
the more there is in life to celebrate. –Oprah Winfrey
Welcome to the Chinese New Year edition of CelebraZine
Happy Year of the Earth Ox, all!!!
A dragon dances down H Street in Chinatown during an annual Chinese New Year celebration. (2007 Photo By Katherine Frey — The Washington Post)
Occupying the 2nd position on the Chinese Zodiac, Oxen possess such character traits as dependability, strength and determination. Oxen are tolerant individuals who believe that the road to success involves hard work and scrupulous behavior; they don’t believe in taking shortcuts. They characterize those who don’t work hard as lazy individuals not worthy of respect.
Oxen are capable of trusting others and will listen to their opinions with an open mind. However, Oxen prefer making decisions that are based on their own research. Oxen favor strong, life-long alliances to casual acquaintances.
Barack Obama was born in the Year of the Ox (metal)
Look what the Year of the Ox has in store for you
Lighthouse Wisdom byHumanityhealing
Positivity of ‘Yes Man’ attracted me, says Jim Carrey presented at newKerala
“I feel like it’s time for a shift in the paradigm out there, from cynicism to faith, and belief in a good future”.
Howard White presents The Power of Hello at This I Believe
Listen to this audio essay
….mother stopped me and said something that has stuck with me from that day until now. She said, “You let that be the last time you ever walk by somebody and not open up your mouth to speak, because even a dog can wag its tail when it passes you on the street.”
Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!
This concludes today’s posting of CelebraZine (eZine to Celebrate What’s Right in the World), a ‘running blog carnival’ (of posts both found and shared with me) that uplift and inspire…. an inspiration of sayings, video, audio (music and speech), images, poetry–anything and everything that feeds the positive in heart, spirit, and mind.
Our focus dictates what we see, which reinforces our focus, further confining the possibility of what we will see.
May you be blessed by these offerings reminding us of the beauty, wonder, and sacredness in the world around us and within us.
Be a part of the expression of celebration. Submit your submission (containing text, image, video, and audio, poetry, quotes, etc.)anytime for the daily installments of CelebraZine, a ‘running blog carnival’ of What’s Right in the World.
Note: Even if you are not the blogger of the work you’d like to suggest, but have noticed someone’s work that you think should be included in a Celebration of What’s Right in the World, –empowering people and spirit–please point out the work to us.
Blessings, dear ones,
C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow , are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook , paperback, or Kindle version
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