BE P-O-S-I-T-I-V-E P = PRIORITIZE. Take the time to list the things you would like to do in 2019, things that are really important to you. Be realistic. Be practical. Then prioritize your list and put the items in the order of importance to you. Work on one or two at a time so you don’t become overwhelmed. It’s gratifying to accomplish things you want to get done. O = OFFER Make a consistent effort to offer your help to people or communinity/religious organizations that need your assistance. Enjoy the opportunity to give of your time and talents to others, … Continue reading EIGHT WAYS TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY LIFE IN 2019
There was an emperor who was growing old. He decided to choose his successor. He decided to call all the children in the kingdom together and choose one of them. He said to the children, “I’m going to give each of you a seed and a pot. I want you to plant the seed and come back in one year with what you grew. I will judge the plants and choose the best one. The child with the best plant willl become emperor. A small girl named Lia went home and planted her seed. She watered it faithfully but nothing … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE CHILD AND THE EMPEROR’S SEED
Something NEW is coming.Something good.Something never before experienced by anyone.NEW YEAR 2019And it’s filled with opportunity.It’s filled with hope.And for every person who chooses,it offers the JOY of NEWNESS.NEW OUTLOOK on life.NEW PLACES to travel.NEW TASTES to try.NEW THINGS to do.NEW PEOPLE to know.NEW CULTURES to experience.NEW THINGS to create.NEW SUBJECTS to learn.NEW BOOKS to read.NEW MATERIAL to write.NEW MEMORIES to make.NEW ENTERTAINMENT to enjoy.NEW OPPORTUNITIES to reflect.NEW TREASURES to discover.There’s so much that’s NEW.There’s so much to BEHOLD.And as you enjoy the NEW,You can still enjoy the OLD.P.S.If you will, review the above listand pick out 5 that you … Continue reading SOMETHING NEW IS COMING….SOMETHING GOOD
It’s the day after Christmas.Anticipation is over.Glitter is gone.Tree is droopingGuests are gone.Chairs are empty.Paper is strewn.Boxes ae empty.House is quiet.Excitement’s gone.Sometimes…..The day after Christmas is lonely. Continue reading THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS IS LONELY
No matter how strong we are,how tough, or how independent,we are still human.Every now and then we needsomeone to reach out andtouch usand say something reassuring and kind.Touch is healing.There is no greater gift at Christmas time,or anytime,than the gift oftouch. Continue reading GIVE THE GIFT OF TOUCH THIS CHRISTMAS
There are two great moments in our lives.The first one is the moment we were born.The second one is the momentwe discover WHY we were born.The birth of the baby in the nativitywas momentous.And he knew WHY he was born.Generally speaking, the rest of usspend our whole lives trying to discover the “why” of our birth….trying to figure out our purpose.Perhaps the answer can be discoveredby examining the nativity itself.Perhaps the answer has beenin that manger all alongand we never noticed.Something to ponder. Continue reading THE NATIVITY AND THE TWO GREAT MOMENTS IN OUR LIVES
Christmasis not something you hear,not something you see,not something your give,not something you receive.Christmas is in your heart.It’s something you feel,something you believe,something that touches youlike no other feeling.It’s part love,part magic, part nostalgia,part spiritual,part something you can’t define.It’s unique to you.It’s your own meaning of Christmas.You find it in your heart. Continue reading WHERE IS CHRISTMAS?