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 →

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 →

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 →

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