September 19, 2015

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values. (Ayn Rand, U.S. Russian-born novelist) Rand reminds us once again that happiness doesn’t just happen. We don’t get it by waiting for events or people to...

September 18, 2015

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. (George Sand, pseudonym for 19th century French novelist, Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin) Sand...

September 17, 2015

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true. (Leon J. Suenes, 20th century Roman Catholic Cardinal from Belgium) Suenes would have us understand that happiness is not just a state of mind that results...

September 16, 2015

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. (Epictetus, 1st & 2nd century A.D. Greek-speaking philosopher) This ancient principle is much-needed in the 21st century. After all, what you are pretty well determines...

September 15, 2015

Happiness is not a possession to be prized; it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. (Daphne du Maurier, 20th century English author and playwright) Perhaps because of our childhood experiences, we have come to think that being happy is like...

A Legacy of Perseverance

By: JDI – Dave Illingworth   I once read about a nine-year-old boy whose father was a poor, uneducated farmer. The boy’s mother, his only source of inspiration and love, was dying. She struggled to whisper her last desperate words to...

September 14, 2015

There isn’t any pleasing some people. The trick is to stop trying. (Robert Mitchum, American film actor and singer) We have all met people who seem never to be satisfied. As Mitchum says, there just is no way to please them. And we sometimes...

September 13, 2015

To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. (Bertrand Russell, 20th century British philosopher and social critic) Many people seem to find their security and happiness in their possessions—the stuff they have...

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