Let happiness be your guide…

By definition, an affirmation is the action or process of affirming something; an emotional support or encouragement. What I am discovering in exploring this wonderful phenomenon of the coveted cookie fortunes, is that for the most part they fulfill this very purpose. And in the case of today's story, the owner states simply, this fortune was... Continue Reading →

Find your groove…

Breakups can be hard and starting over can be even harder. When the owner of this pocket prophecy unexpectedly found herself in the midst of her own breakup she felt as if she had lost her direction. As if she had been cocooned in a long hibernation, the vision of her life and future seemed... Continue Reading →

Use the force…

Today's featured fortune may be lost, but not soon forgotten. A long, long time ago in a galaxy not so far away, this pocket prophecy disappeared along with the wallet that housed it. Luckily it's owner had previously snapped a picture to remember their prized message. This fortune was originally saved due to its surprising reference to... Continue Reading →

Get up and get out…

The owner of today's featured fortune has been a San Francisco dweller for some time now. A few weekends ago, she and a local friend decided to break their usual hangout habit and instead act as tourists for a day. During their exploration of the city they have called home for years, they were surprised to... Continue Reading →

A little reminder…

When the owner of today's featured message cracked open her fortune cookie she reflected inward. The words described how she hoped to be perceived by those around her. And so she decided to pocket this prophecy as a daily reminder to be compassionate and give without expecting reciprocation. Today it is very easy to get caught up... Continue Reading →

Many happy “returns”…

Happy tax day, everyone! Well, if not for you, it is definitely a good day for the owner of these fortunes. As a tax accountant, the stroke of midnight on this date will signal the end of yet another season of late nights and early mornings. Even though she loves her job, the demands of... Continue Reading →

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend!..

As the weekend fades into a busy Monday, it is pretty easy to understand why someone might find today's featured fortune inspiring. Heading into the weekend with a large amount of unfinished work, this fortune's owner dreaded the thought of spending his days off plugging away at the computer. But, during his lunch break this little... Continue Reading →

Just keep swimming…

Today's featured fortune has been held onto for ten years! Based on its almost transparent appearance, it is easy to imagine the countless times its message has been looked upon. Years ago its owner felt it represented her well and pocketed it. Being a busy-body, she is always occupied with a new project. Though she loves... Continue Reading →

Can I get that in writing?..

Have you ever held onto an item without completely understanding why? Personally speaking, my closet is full of examples: an outfit kept as a reminder of healthier times, a trinket kept for a potential art project, or even a bag full of "I might need these someday" items that without each-other have no other place... Continue Reading →

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