Happiness Begins With a Thought: Think Your Way to Happiness

Think Your Way to Happiness

Have you ever been a bit bummed out about life’s challenges? It is possible to think your way to happiness.

Recently, I’ve been worried about my music studio and finances. Someone reminded me that all success starts with a thought. So I took some time to think about the thousands . . . → Read More: Happiness Begins With a Thought: Think Your Way to Happiness

Building Good Mental Health With Unconditional Love

Mental Health 

 Mental health has become a hot issue lately.

What can we do to build good mental health? Will unconditional love help?

What can be done to offset the development of depression, anxiety, and psychosis in our families and our communities?

What does it mean to be unconditionally loving? My definition is the ability . . . → Read More: Building Good Mental Health With Unconditional Love

Turning Negative Thoughts into Positive Thoughts:Building A Happy Life

From Negative to Positive thoughts  

We are all bombarded by negative thoughts. One only has to listen to or read the news to be subjected to negativity. So how do we guard our minds and shift from sad to happy, from depressed to joyful, or from negative to positive thoughts?  The following suggestions may help.

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Building Healthy Families and Communitites

 

 

Building Healthy Families and Communities.

Counselors, educators, ministers, and anyone else who has a vested interest in helping others must sometimes cry out in pain when confronted with the challenges facing those who come to them for direction.

Why do an estimated seventeen percent of middle school and high school students dabble in . . . → Read More: Building Healthy Communities, Healthy Individuals, and Healthy Families

Building a Life Of Joy

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I have a mission in life to share ideas on overcoming depression and beyond that, on building a life of joy. Some of my lessons come from the senior citizens I have the privelege to serve. They know how to build a life of joy.

Working as a therapeutic musician and entertainer at a . . . → Read More: Build a Life Of Joy: Build A Life Of Happiness

What Would A World of Love Be Like? How to Build One

A World of Love

What would it be like if we lived in a world of love? Would wars cease? Would families be healthier? Would a world of love have more contentment?

 Our little Spiritual Community, the Center for Spiritual Living, in Maryland Heights, Missouri, just lost one of its senior members. I’ve known him for the past ten . . . → Read More: What Would a World of Love Be Like? How to Build One

Loving the Hurting

The Healing Power of Love

 

 

It’s easy to love the likable, the most popular, and those at the top of the success ladder. But what happens to the disenfranchised, the hurting, and the lost members of society?  A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.  A community is only as viable . . . → Read More: The Healing Power of Love: Loving the Hurting

The Power of Love

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What does it mean to be in love, to feel love, or to experience love? The official definition of love, according to the thesaurus, is “adulation, or very strong liking.”

The word  carries many shades of meaning.

Phileos love – or a relationship between friends that has no romantic meaning. This is one of . . . → Read More: The Power of Love: Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

Love, Joy, And Inspiration

 

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The dictionary describes love as adulation or a very strong liking. It brings connotations of romance, sexual attraction, and overpowering feelings of adulation. The word love carries a high vibration. Love conquers all, as the saying goes.

The thesaurus defines joy as ecstasy. This reaches into an almost manic experience of heightened happiness, . . . → Read More: Love, Joy, And Inspiration: Three Words of Power

Reframing circumstances with service

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Many thanks to Reverend Ron Tucker of Grace World Church in Maryland Heights, Missouri, for this morning’s talk. He talked about joyful service.

His message rang true with me since I’ve been an inveterate worrier almost all of my life. I have a doctoral degree in the fine art of anxiety. Joyful service . . . → Read More: Worshiping God With Joyful Service

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