Do you know your value?You are the sunrise in each morning.You are the music that stirs the soul.You are the majesty of the mountains,the fragrance of beautiful flowers.You are the golden glow of sunsets,the soothing sounds of the sea.If only you had the abilityto see yourself through my eyes,only then would you realizehow special, how valuable you are. Continue reading HOW MUCH ARE YOU WORTH?
Life is precious.It comes just once.That’s what makes it so special.We have but one chance at it.However, death often comes twice.The first time is when somethingdies within us while we yet live.This is the worst of the two deaths.It’s being alive but feeling dead.It’s living but feeling suffocated by lossand carrying the burden daily.The second death is physical..We will all experience a physical death.To everything there is a season…a time to be born and a time to die.Though we must all walk throughthe valley of the shadow of death,we need not fear the journey.Death is merely the passage we taketo … Continue reading WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED DEATH?
The little boy said to his grandpa,”Grandpa, what is life?”Grandpa thought for a moment,went to his bedroom,and came back with a small box.He handed the box to his grandsonand said, “This is a gift box.I want you to have it.”His grandson took the box andwas surprised when he opened it.”It’s empty,” he said.”That’s right,” grandpa replied.”You see, everyone gets one free gift box. But there’s one problem.The box is empty.And when people get their gift boxmany do what you just did.They’re surprised and disappointedthat their gift box is empty.They simply don’t know what to dowith an empty box.Sometimes they just … Continue reading WHAT IS LIFE? IS IT A GIFT?
Do you ever wonder what life is all about?Do you wonder what your purpose in life is?Perhaps the answer, my friend,can be found in the light that lies within you.A light flickers in your soul.It’s an eternal light that’s always there.It’s part of your being.How bright it shines is up to you.But in that light is your purpose.When your light shines brightit can be seen by others.It can take away darkness.It can help others find their way.It can glow with warmth and give comfort.It can offer hope.Never hide your lightbecause within it is your purpose.Let it shine. Let it shine … Continue reading YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE LIES WITHIN YOU: A LIGHT FLICKERS
Did you ever have one of those dayswhen you get down on yourselfand you question your worth?You feel inadequate….like you aren’t good enough…like you just don’t fit in.When you do, always remember,no matter what anyone says,or what you think they think,the Law of Humankind says,you are okay just as you are.Whatever you do, do NOTtry to be like someone else.Do NOT become a copy.Always be yourself.Celebrate your uniqueness.That’s what makes you thebeautiful person that you are.After all, you werefearfully and wonderfully made.(Psalm 139:14) Continue reading WHEN YOU GET DOWN ON YOURSELF, REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE.
Oh the dreams of yesteryear.I still recall them…oh so clear.Have my dreams come true?Am I all that I envisioned I would be?It doesn’t really matterbecause I can still dream…and I do.Those who dreamwill always have purpose.Those who have purposewill always keep growing.Until my last breathi will dream. Continue reading AM I THE PERSO I ENVISIONED I WOULD BE? NEVER STOP DREAMING AND GROWING
Being unable to read is a major problem. Over 14% of the population in the United States is illiterate. The U.S. ranks 125th in the world in literacy. With the start of a new school year, teachers have a major challenge in from of them — helping children learn to read. Miss Prim is one of those teachers. She has 26 very unique children. Today, meet one of her students: Humphrey Higgins Hook — he hates to read. See how Miss Prim deals with the problem. Perhaps it will make you smile. (This is part of my children’s book: Miss … Continue reading START YOUR DAY WITH A SMILE —IT WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN HOW YOUR DAY GOES
I have recently written a children’s book aboutthe unusual 26 children in Miss Prim’sthird grade class. There’s a child foreach letter of the alphabet.Today I’d like you to meet Pixie Piggle.I hope she makes you smile.Remember, laughter is good medicine.PIXIE PIGGLE giggled when she should not.The more she tried not to the worse it got.When the mayor came to schools one dayto give a talk on safety while at play,Pixie Piggle giggled at what he had to say.The mayor was bothered when Pixie giggled.His nose twitched and his ears wiggled.He simply could not her giggles ignore.So Miss Prim marched Pixie … Continue reading LAUGHTER IS BETTER THAN MEDICINE – TAKE A HEAPING SPOONFUL REGULARLY
Every once in a while a person needs “a silly day” where you just do something off the wall. You let go of all the world’s craziness and the long “to do list” and you do something that’s just plain silly. Trust me, it’s cathartic. I’m having one of those silly days and if you’re having one also, try one of these silly suggestions. 1. When you’re at the grocery store and the bagger says “Paper or plastic?” say “Yes, thank you, I will.”2. Call a friend and when the friend answers say, “What did you want?”3. The next time … Continue reading WHEN YOUR LIFE NEEDS A CHANGE OF PACE CONSIDER DOING ONE OF THESE.
1. May you always walk in sunshine with a rainbow in each day.2. May the kindness you spread this day keep coming back to you.3. May your day be filled with blessings like the sun lights up the sky.4. May joy always fill your heart and peace rest within your soul.5. May your life be filled with dreaming and may your best dreams come true.6. For every struggle you face may a faithful friend be there to help you through.7. When you count your blessings, always count your dearest friends twice.8. Like the birds that soar above you, may you … Continue reading TEN UPLIFTING MORNING THOUGHTS TO JUMP START YOUR DAY