There’s an old Chinese proverb. “One small bit of joy cancels a thousand griefs.” I heard the following story on NPR last week. A reporter from New York was giving a talk on whether or not the truth is appropriate. When is it healthy to withhold information? When is it wise to keep facts . . . → Read More: Joy: The Great Healer
A small town neighborhood florist extended an act of kindness to ten year old Johnny. Johnny wanted to buy his mother flowers for mother’s day. He scraped together two dimes, three nickels, and three pennies to make the purchase. Holding his fortune in his small hand, he walked into the florist’s store to buy . . . → Read More: Acts of Kindness
Hope Happiness and Kindness
We can all bring hope and happiness, and kindness to the world.
The Passover story involves an exciting story, delicious food, and a hope filled message- no matter how deep your suffering and bondage is, there is hope for freedom and redemption. There are two basic types of freedom – freedom from . . . → Read More: Hope, Happiness, and Kindness
April: April is the month of abundance, purpose, revelation, intent, and love.
A: Abundance. Who doesn’t want a life of plenty? Try not to think of abundance only in terms of money. There can also be an abundance of love, safety, acceptance, peace, and security.
P; Purpose: Learn to identify and grow your sense . . . → Read More: April: A Month of Abundance:
Your Happiness Spot
Each day presents an opportunity to find your happiness spot. We manifest the energy of our thoughts. Think unhappy thoughts and struggles will appear. Think happy thoughts and fulfillment will show up. Think thoughts of productivity and success will knock on your door.
My happy thoughts all center around my work. I . . . → Read More: Have Hope: Find Your Happiness Spot
Giving Hope To Homeless Veterans
A small town in Kansas has stretched out its arms of hope in an outreach to homeless veterans. A Veteran’s Outreach center is adjacent to an area of undeveloped land at Troost avenue and 89th Street.
The new outreach center will provide free legal services, job . . . → Read More: Hope For Homeless Veterans
Be excited. Wake up each day to a world of wonder. How do we do this when we are in such political turmoil? How do we capture a success mentality when meals on wheels has been dropped, when children are being separated from their parents at the border? And how can we shower . . . → Read More: Be Blessed, Grateful, Excited, and Thankful
Happiness is golden. A professor of philosophy gave his class an object lesson. He presented them with a glass and filled it with rocks. He asked the class if the glass was full. They all said yes. He asked them what the rocks represented in their lives. After quite a bit of discussion, they . . . → Read More: Building happiness
I have learned how to treasure silence. In May of 2016 I was diagnosed with spasmodic vocal dysphonia, a neurological condition which affects the vocal cords. My voice was becoming more and more restricted, tight, and difficult to control. My ENT suggested botox treatment to my vocal cords. I was told that my . . . → Read More: Learn to Treasure Silence
Success plus hard Work
Success plus hard work are bonded. One cannot occur without the other. “Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.” Thomas Jefferson.
Bill Gates . . . → Read More: Success plus hard Work