Category: Happiness

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What’s your reason for getting up in the morning?

As the old proverb says, “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”People who live a life of purpose wake up each morning eager to face the new day. They pursue their dreams with fervor, put their heart into everything they do, and feel that they’re personally making a difference. As James Dean, the actor, once said, “Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live … Read More What’s your reason for getting up in the morning?

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People will only remember you for the person you’ve been

The most precious commodities on this planet are our health, love, and happiness. Regardless of what we accomplish and accumulate in life, we are unable to take it with us. In the fast paced, consumer driven, social media shared world that we live in today, success and happiness are often defined by the status of what we achieve, and the value of the things … Read More People will only remember you for the person you’ve been

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God’s ultimate providential care

Faith was foundational to Churchill internal fortitude when all external signs pointed to disaster. Churchill referred often to Providence, as he did in a February 1941 broadcast appeal to the United States: “Put your confidence in us. Give us your faith and your blessing, and, under Providence, all will be well. We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither … Read More God’s ultimate providential care

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We carry with us sacred stories

You never know someone until you walk in their skin, and relive their memories and experiences that shape them. Who are you to say that the girl dressed skimpily is a prostitute? Or perhaps they are just broken souls trying to find love. We are all broken somewhat and fumbling our way in the dark for love and comfort. Some of us find it in … Read More We carry with us sacred stories

When all you feel is gloom

The act of putting one foot in front of another literally propels us forward. Into the future is sometimes very hard.If you’re depressed because of what you are going through, it can be dangerous to evaluate anything in your life. Don’t scrutinize your circumstances or friendships or prospects for marriage. I can assure you that you will misinterpret reality. When all you feel is … Read More When all you feel is gloom

Dark Times. We all have them from time to time.

Human beings are instinctively social animals. It is natural for us to feel alone or lonely when we are isolated from others. As a tribal species, our brains adapted to rely on social connections as a means to survive. Off days. We all have them from time to time. Maybe you didn’t sleep well the night before, or perhaps you’re working on a project … Read More Dark Times. We all have them from time to time.

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Anyone can love a rose but it takes a lot to love a leaf….

You don’t have to be perfect for the person that loves you. They wouldn’t even like you perfect. Your flaws make you unique. And give them the space and permission to be just as human. People are largely mistaken on what true love really is. They think it’s a feeling. It’s not. They think it’s butterflies and obsessively thinking about that person all day … Read More Anyone can love a rose but it takes a lot to love a leaf….