Tag Archives: gratitude

Eighteen Rules for Living

At the turn of this century, the Dalai Lama issued the following eighteen rules for living. Rule 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Rule 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson Rule … Continue reading

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“I Love You”

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare It was Carol’s fiftieth birthday, and Jim had two plane tickets to Hawaii in his pocket. He was going to surprise her. Instead, he was killed by a … Continue reading

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Out of Monochrome and Into Full Color

The quip goes “time is money” but I have grown to see that “money is time”. Seems like I’m only playing with words by flipping them around. But there’s a deeper meaning with a closer look. Definitions: Time = one’s … Continue reading

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Principles

Obey the principles without being bound by them. Bruce Lee

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Over and Over

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In Harmony

Love can’t be seen, only felt. Trust can’t be proven, only shown. Hope can’t be located, only permitted. Happiness can’t be found, only consented to. Joy can’t be owned, only allowed. Contentment can’t be captured, only grown. Gladness, gratitude, cheerfulness, … Continue reading

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Simple Wisdom

Sometimes the easiest to understand grains of wisdom are the best. I am glad and grateful to read this as I start my new week! May you live every day of your life. Jonathan Swift

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Healthy Living

On the one hand, we try to escape. We turn away from the challenges of life through denial—“everything’s fine,” we say to ourselves and anyone else who will believe us. We try to take the easy way out. We bury … Continue reading

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This Wonderful Cosmic Ride

On the day when The weight deadens On your shoulders And you stumble, May the clay dance To balance you. And when your eyes Freeze behind The gray window And the ghost of loss gets into you, May a flock … Continue reading

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Thanks…

 You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you … Continue reading

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