Following your inner voice…

  I often joke that the catch phrase for being an adult should be, "Am I doing this right?" So I found it very fitting when this fortune was submitted to me. The submitter pocketed this fortune because for the first time in her life she found herself completely on her own. Each choice made... Continue Reading →

Beacon of light…

As I was writing last week's post on seeking the light at the end of the tunnel, I kept thinking about another coveted cookie fortune that was recently shared with me and how it relates. The owner of today's featured fortune pocketed this message years ago and continues to use it as motivation on days... Continue Reading →

Light at the end of the tunnel…

Pursuing our dreams can be such an exciting and invigorating adventure. In those moments we are almost floating on air, enlightened by the enthusiasm of following our hearts. However, pursuing our dreams can also be overwhelming with the amount of work it takes to achieve our goals, moments of giving into our insecurities, and times... Continue Reading →

Take a Chance…

Today's featured fortune comes from a friend I met through work, whom recently left our office to jump into the position of a much deserved promotion. And to say this was a long time coming would be no exaggeration. She has flourished and made a positive impact in our office for over a decade. Spreading... Continue Reading →

Going the Distance…

Rather than being pocketed, this fortune found itself framed. Turns out the owner keeps it safely secured against her wedding photo. So when she gazes upon it, she is not only reminded of the special day when she married her best friend, but also her beliefs toward relationships and the benefits that come with going the... Continue Reading →

Prescription: Laughter

It is said that "distance makes the heart grow fonder." Of course, that is not achieved without some dedication and hard work. Because when we find love, we desire to spend as much time with that person as possible. Sometimes though, circumstances of life place great distances between lovers. And so the new challenge of... Continue Reading →

Time, it’s on our side…

The owner of this fortune saved it as encouragement of her ability to support her daughter through some painful life lessons. She shared that mothering is the hardest job she has ever encountered. And the most difficult part is seeing a beloved child in pain or struggling and feeling helpless to do a thing about... Continue Reading →

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 →

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