What we focus on magnifies and manifests. Philippians 4:8, from the New Testament, provides a blueprint for creating a happy and healthy life.
Domestic Violence Statistics reported in 2016 – Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Around the world, at least one in every three women has been beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused during her lifetime. Most often, the abuser is a member of her own family. Domestic violence is Read More
This Labor Day Weekend we consider why freedom is essential to our well being. Freedom is sacred; to be appreciated, cultivated, and protected.
From “The Velveteen Rabbit”
In 2014, Yahoo conducted a survey to identify The Top Ten Fears: Agoraphobia – fear of being trapped, such as a crowded event Trypophobia – fear of irregular patterns of holes or clusters, such as beehives or swiss cheese Xenophobia – fear of people or backgrounds foreign to one’s self Arachnophobia – fear of spiders Coulrophobia Read More
Over the years I’ve noticed an interesting pattern. Sometimes when a person wants to change a habit or a pattern, s/he is quick to self-judgment and is fearful – yes, fearful – of self-affirmation. Why in the world would anyone be afraid of affirmation? Fear of becoming complacent or lazy “If I acknowledge how successful Read More
“We are visitors on this planet. We are here for ninety or one hundred years at the very most. During that period, we must try to do something good, something useful, with our lives. If you contribute to other people’s happiness, you will find the true goal, the true meaning of life.” It is true Read More
There’s nothing like a quiet breakaway to the mountains – away from the stimulating adrenaline rush of the city. The fresh, crisp air, the majesty of trees, rocks, streams, lakes, flowers, birds, clouds – the colors, the beauty. Ahhh, just thinking about the mountains is wonderful. Deep, relieving breaths are irresistible. It’s so . . Read More