WHY YOU NEED A HOBBY – IT’S BETTER THAN MEDICINE

Everyone needs a hobby.A hobby is an activity done regularlyin your leisure time for pleasure.Research shows that those who regularlyparticipate in a creative activity,such as a hobby,are happier, healthier, and live longerthan those who do not.Say that again.They’re happier, healthier, and live longer.Wow! That’s quite a testimonial.But there’s more.A hobby gives you purpose, a feelingthat you’re doing something meaningful.It gives you something to do….something to enjoy.It helps fight boredom and depression.It’s better than medicine.And there’s still more.A hobby builds your self-confidence.The more you work on it the more competentyou become….and the more competent youbecome the better you feel about yourself.You … Continue reading WHY YOU NEED A HOBBY – IT’S BETTER THAN MEDICINE

PARABLE OF THE GIFT AND THE GIVER

The doorbell rang and thesmall, elderly lady went to the door and opened it.There stood three volunteer workerssoliciting money for town charities.The little lady sighed and wentto her cookie jar in the kitchen.She looked in the jar and sawfive wrinkled one dollar bills and seventy five cents in change.She reached in and grasped thefive ones and then hesitated.She looked at the seventy-five cents,sighed, and then took them as well.She went back the door and said,”Here’s $5.75 for the charities.”One of the volunteers said to the lady,”Your neighbor just gave us $20.00.”The little lady was silent for a moment,and then said … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE GIFT AND THE GIVER