The Gift of Friendship friendship

Be grateful for friendship


Story: Rosemary Banayat Bennett and I met at the Saint Louis Institute of Music. We both studied piano and music theory under the direction of some outstanding teachers. I had very few friends when I was a teenager. School was socially challenging. I faced serious physical and . . . → Read More: The Gift of Friendship

Gratitude for family life.

Ten Low Cost Stress Relievers


November: A month of gratitude:

Week One: Gratitude for family life

Story: I have several wonderful student families. A few months after I started teaching Beth and Robert, their parents invited me to their home to share dinner with them. They have a heartwarming family tradition. Each night the . . . → Read More: Gratitude for family life.

Harvesting Health: Making Healthy Choices

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We must all be about the business of harvesting health. One of the strongest deterrents to success is ill health. Likewise, one of the strongest success builders is physical vitality . I know this from personal experience. I cannot say this strongly or loudly enough. Genetics do not determine our health outcome. . . . → Read More: Harvesting Health: Making Healthy Choices

Harvesting Abundance


Check this out for information on  abundance.

The word abundance usually conjures up the concept of money. There are over 2,000 verses in the Bible referring to money. Think about your vibrational currency regarding abundance. How does it feel? What is the feeling surrounding money and abundance? Doesn’t it feel good to think . . . → Read More: Harvesting Abundance: Building Success

Building success By Creating Joy creating-joy

Story: I conduct three creating joy therapeutic music sessions each week at a local nursing home. Rhythm band seems to be the residents’ favorite activity. It’s also mine. It’s so joyful to see their faces light up when they get to play the drums, the maracas, the bells, or the washboards. A few . . . → Read More: Building success By Creating Joy

Giving The Gift of Success:


The gift of success is so critical to our well being. I have the privilege of teaching Sunday school once a month at The Center for Spiritual Living in Maryland Heights, Missouri. During our next class, I will be leading them in three exercises designed to give them the gift of success, and to . . . → Read More: Giving The Gift of Success:

Building Success By Giving the Gift of Empathy


A Story of Empathy:  One Sunday morning, about eight months ago, I stood up on two numb feet. I felt scared, confused, and worried. Where did this come from? Would I experience neuropathy for the rest of my life? Why did it happen? I am still not cured. But I am considerably better due . . . → Read More: Building Success By Giving the Gift of Empathy

Building Success By Living a Life of Purpose


The first and third Fridays of each month are two of my favorite purpose filled days. That is when Wise Women Connect meets at Favrotto’s in Chesterfield, Mo.. We are small in number but mighty in purpose. Four members are invited to speak at each meeting. I’ve always been impressed by the strength of purpose . . . → Read More: Building Success By Living a Life of Purpose

Building Success By Giving the Gift of compassion


Chapter Fifty One: Building Success By Giving the Gift of Compassion:

Story: Barbara Pittmann: Barbara Pittmann has given the gift of compassion. When Barbara  was a teenager, she was overweight, shy, and did not have a wide circle of friends. So when her mother suggested she meet with a stockboy in her office, she . . . → Read More: Building Success By Giving the Gift of compassion

Buidling success with Gratitude



Successful People Build Gratitude Lists:

Story: Roberta Smith remains one of my dearest friends. She and I met in the enclaves of Grace World Church twenty years ago. Always the harbinger of good cheer, Roberta exudes the energies of love, compassion, forgiveness, and gratitude. Her life mission is to minister to those suffering . . . → Read More: Buidling success with Gratitude


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