STAND UP, SPEAK OUT AGAINST INJUSTICE

I have no power in this worldto change that which needs changed.I have no authority to right the world’s wrongs.I cannot correct all that’s unjust.But I have a God-given voice,and may I have the courage to use itand not stand in silencewhen I seethe downtrodden abused,the less fortunate mistreated,the hungry neglected,the homeless forgotten,the disabled demeaned.May I have the strength of characterto stand upand speak outagainst such injustice. Continue reading STAND UP, SPEAK OUT AGAINST INJUSTICE

YES, ‘TIS TRUE, YOU CAN FLY….YOU CAN SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS

O’ TO SOARLIKE THE BIRDS OF THE AIR.O’ TO FLYTO HEIGHTS NE’ER BEFORE REACHED.O’ but you can, my friend.You see, everyone has wings.And just because you don’t see themdoesn’t mean they’re not there.You simply must believe.And remember,Your best flights will often beWhen you take off against the wind. Continue reading YES, ‘TIS TRUE, YOU CAN FLY….YOU CAN SOAR TO NEW HEIGHTS

MAY YOUR NEW YEAR BE FULFILLED 12 DIFFERENT WAYS

May your New Yearbe FULFILLED 12 different ways.Where there is light — may you reflect it.Where there is happiness — may you experience it.Where there is beauty — may you appreciate it.Where there its love — may you receive it.Where there is music — may you sing it.Where there is truth — may you learn it.Where there is opportunity — may you seize it.Where there is a treasure — may you discover it.Where there is a challenge — may you embrace it.Where there is an adventure — may you explore it.Where there is a mission — may you achieve it.Where … Continue reading MAY YOUR NEW YEAR BE FULFILLED 12 DIFFERENT WAYS

EIGHT WAYS TO A HAPPY, HEALTHY LIFE IN 2019

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

PARABLE OF THE CHILD AND THE EMPEROR’S SEED

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