is an invitation to take a pause. To sit still for a minute, put your feet up, and drink in the words and pictures that can replenish your soul and help you to recognize your many blessings.
With 42 photographs of everyday objects looked at from different angles, plus quirky, original meditations about looking on the lighter side. These mini essays are based on quotations from wise teachers throughout history such as Helen Keller, Dolly Parton, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Emily Dickinson, Katharine Hepburn, and the authors great-grandmother. And each and every one includes a tidbit of food for thought, a piece of advice, or something to do, such as "Look for an opportunity in a difficulty thats been dogging you."
Isnt it time to give up that half-empty glass?
"Keeping ourselves optimistic isnt really all that much work. And when were feeling optimistic its a good time to stop and smell the roses, to savor, to celebrate the glass half full." from the introduction