Gratitude

“The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.” ~Henry Ward Beecher “Start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart.” ~Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart I thought today would be a good day to write about a Spiritual Principle called… Continue reading Gratitude

Peace

Written December 31, 2016(edited June 2017) “Peace is not just about the absence of conflict; it’s also about the presence of justice.  …  A counterfeit peace exists when people are pacified or distracted or so beat up and tired of fighting that all seems calm. But true peace does not exist until there is justice,… Continue reading Peace

Anger

I’m going to switch gears a little bit. A social media friend posts daily readings from  a book called “Say Yes to Your Spirit” by Leo Booth. Every so often he posts ones that strike a chord with me. I thought I’d use the more powerful ones to spread some experience, strength and hope with… Continue reading Anger

Don’t Give Up

I thought I’d share a poem by Edgar A. Guest that was posted on social media a while back. It’s very fitting for those of us who feel like giving up. Don’t Quit “When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low… Continue reading Don’t Give Up

Respect

Written June 10, 2017 “I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” ~Jackie Robinson “Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it. Not as a reflection of their character but of yours.” ~Dave Willis How many times have you had someone… Continue reading Respect

“A Time for Everything…”

Written April 1, 2016 (edited June 2017) “There is an appointed time for everything, A time for every activity under the heavens:” Have you ever looked back at pictures you’ve taken and remembered when a certain picture was taken? Good times or bad, no matter how young or old you are, you most likely remember… Continue reading “A Time for Everything…”