Places in my heart – my daughters – Desiderata-Max Ehrmann

Gina, from Singledust has shared this incredible poem. I am sharing it with you all. Very inspiring life advice!


First published @ Singledust on April 7th 2016

IMG_20160403_202507outside our old house


I came upon this poem some years ago and shared it with my young daughters.

Today I share it here for those who need some inspiration just when you feel your day is a little too dreary to start, your troubles a little too heavy on your shoulders and all you need is a tiny ray of sunshine to fill all the dark corners of your soul to remember there is still so much goodness in this world around us.

I also share with you the sun rising over my home on the equator.

“Desiderata” (Latin: “desired things”) is a 1927 prose poem by American writer Max Ehrmann. Largely unknown in the author’s lifetime, the text became widely known after its use in devotional and spoken-word recordings in 1971 and 1972.

Go placidly amid the noise and…

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