Recently there’s a lot of doomsday talk in the media; the environment and the economy especially seem to be deteriorating, at an increasingly rapid rate. There are many reasons offered for these two great concerns: the Occupy movement blames systemic income inequality, and David Suzuki blames environmental degradation on lackadaisical regulation by governments and large, insufficiently regulated corporations. What’s interesting is how closely tied these two Great Problems facing our world actually are. And the source of these has little to do with us as individuals and much more to do with... Read More
This is the story of Leonard Knight.
Leonard Knight's life had taken many directions. As of 1966, at 34, he wasn't entirely sure exactly where he had arrived.
Then one day, to get some space from his sister Irene's relentless prayer and talk of the Lord, he retreated to his car. In there, he found himself repeating The Sinner's Prayer, over and over and over. He was pulled into it inexorably, seemingly by a force outside himself. "Jesus, I'm a sinner. Please come onto my body and into my heart."
And then it came: the revelation. Leonard Knight had been transformed... Read More
Do you have a loved one who is struggling to quit cigarettes or drugs? Below are two ways that have have been successful in my social circle. The only prerequisite is that your loved one sincerely wants to get off the drugs or cigarettes. If your addicted friend likes his drugs or cigarettes and it is against his will to surrender them, the recommendations below will not work. God is not going to supercede man’s will. Free will is a gift that God gave to man. God will always help someone who wants to quit a bad habit.
Recommendation #1) Have a double Mass said on behalf of the addicted... Read More
He sold his empire today and she borrowed the crown to be a queen for the day. From the rags of life they pull the comfort, to find a place of their own.
While excavating their dreams they extract truth which was lying for years, unsold and untouched. With the fortune of their find they vacate the burdens to unwind and feel the confluence of two souls. From a charted route, they leave the edges and glide into the spaces, to unravel the mystic of life; untrammelled and unbridled.
Unknown to the other and oblivious of facts the extent of such demarcation they hold the brush to the... Read More
‘Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’
‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat.
‘I don’t much care where –‘ said Alice.
‘Then it does not matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.
‘— so long as I get somewhere,’ Alice added as an explanation.
‘Oh, you’re sure to do that,’ said the Cat, ‘if you only walk long enough.’
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Love them or hate them, one thing’s for certain – you cannot avoid them. If you refuse to make them they’ll be... Read More
OK. So you had a tough year.
Me too. This is where we all let out a collective, "Wah wah wah."
I feel better now, and I hope you do too.
I know I am normally much more depressed, and depressing, than this, but I have just finished making my New Year's resolutions. I had no plans to make any resolutions until I found myself giving advice on a friend's Facebook post this morning.
I'm not one of those people who comment on everything that moves, but sometimes a post just cries out to me, begging for my unique reply.
My art school alumni friends are extra special... Read More
I’m not religious but there’s one sentiment that I believe everyone can – and should – stand by and that’s ‘Do as you would be done by…’. So I was kind of brought up short by my own thinking today – ‘Do as you are done by’ – when making my resolutions.
I said, without a trace of bitterness, that my New Year’s resolution would be not to have any time for people who was abrupt/rude/superior and to apply a ‘pay it forward’ mentality to all kindness and disassociate myself from people who didn’t do the same. I wasn’t being rude or negative. I wasn’t even hoping that every nice thing I did... Read More
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Thank you for good advice! I will follow your tips. Especially I like the idea to initiate the activity for friends; this means that I could try myself as a leader. Here is the list of 10 super healthy foods that boost productivity I would like to add...
I know that writng isn't an easy thing. I also started to blog 2 months ago. It takes a lot of time and efforts, but i like it and will continue to work on my blog. Every day I do activities which help me to be inspired. I found it here https://www.imindq.com/blog/7-daily-activities-for-increasing-writing-inspiration....
The biggest treasure is the wise words of mature woman. If everyone reads all these life lesson we won't do as many mistakes in life as we do. I read an interesting and also wise article at http://www.lifeadvancer.com/6-life-changing-questions-you-need-to-ask-yourself-in-your-20s...