LOVELove is a choice. It is an unconquerable goodwill that always seeks the highest good for others no matter their behavior. It is love that gives freely without asking for anything in return. JOYJoy is deeper than mere happiness. It is being able to express a sense of gladness no matter what circumstances you are in. It is a determination to always be upbeat about life. PEACEA life of peace is the ability to experience wholeness and harmony despite the conflicts of life. It is feeling safe and secure despite living in a world of chaos and violence. PATIENCEPatience is … Continue reading 9 QUALITIES YOU SHOULD STRIVE TO DEVELOP: THEY ARE THE HEART AND SOUL OF VIBRANT LIVING
Everyone always says, “Have a good day.” That’s nice but how do you make sure your day is a good one? What control do you have over your day and how it goes? Here are a few suggestions: As soon as you wake up each day, give thanks that you’re alive. After giving thanks, tell yourself why you’re grateful to be alive. Come up with at least one reason. It sounds simple, but starting your day with gratitude sets a positive tone for your whole day. It makes a difference. Eat breakfast. Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY: 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO
What makes you special?It’s not the color of your eyes.It’s not the color of our skin.It’s not what’s on the outside.What’s important is what’s within.It’s not the clothes that you wear.It’s not the words that you impart.It’s not how many friends you have.What counts is what’s within your heartIt’s not at all what you possess.It’s not the talents that you display.It’s not the position you hold in life.No, what makes you special is the love and kindnessyou give to others every day. Continue reading HERE’S WHAT MAKES YOU THE SPECIAL PERSON THAT YOU ARE
Whether you are long rememberedor soon forgot after you’re gonedepends on how you lived your lifeand the impact you hadon the lives of others.Was your life one of giving and serving othersor serving your own interests?That’s the bottoms line —what you gave the world,what you contributed.Review your past twelve months.How much of your timedid you invest in thelives and interests of othersas opposed to investing inyour own interests?What did you contribute?Your answer will defineyour legacy.That’s how you will be remembered.That will be your obituary. Continue reading WHAT WILL YOUR OBITUARY SAY ABOUT YOU? WHAT DO YOU WANT IT TO SAY?
I hunger for harmony.Harmony of my mind, heart and soul.Harmony in what I think, say and do.Harmony in hands of all colorbonded together in love, hope and peace.Harmony….why can’t it be?Does it really matter to me?I hunger for disharmony.Disharmony that disrupts the status quo.Disharmony that troubles the heart enoughto heal the hurting, fill the hungry, and erase hate, distrust and despair.Disharmony….why can’t it be?Does it really matter to me? Continue reading HARMONY VERSUS DISHARMONY IN LIFE — DOES IT REALLY MATTER?
No matter how ugly, how shameful, how unworthy you might feel, you are still lovable. Always remember that fact….YOU ARE LOVABLE. Accept yourself for who you are. Be assured that you are NOT who others say you are you. Always be your authentic self. Sometimes things happen in life that leave us feeling disconnected. Yet down deep we have a strong desire to be loved, to be connected, to belong. So rather than sit and feel dejected about what has happened, let it be a sign that you are to move in a new direction. Let it push you, shove … Continue reading WHAT THE LOVABLE UGLY DUCKLING STORY TELLS YOU ABOUT YOURSELF
Legacy is what lives beyond you. You can choose to make your life a story that people will always remember, and there is no better life story than one that demonstrates love, conviction and kindness. You get to decide the legacy that you will leave. It’s a fact. You’re going to die. You can’t live forever, but you can create something that others will look at and remember you with fondness. What you create will keep your memory alive. People like hearing someone say, “I love you.” Make it your legacy to touch many hearts with your love and compassion. … Continue reading HOW DO YOU WANT TO BE REMEMBERED? WHAT WILL YOUR LEGACY BE?