Pleasure or Paradise

Pleasure or Paradise

We are so often confused. Differing political opinions pull us to and fro. The lifestyles of the rich and famous seem to emulate a way to happiness we long to follow, and yet their behavior often leads to what looks like misery and despair. How can we find happiness...
Loving What I Do

Loving What I Do

Love God. Love your fellowmen. We all know that, but have we really acknowledged why we are supposed to be loving? Why we are supposed to do those things? I know that for me, I have often thought that we do what we do because it makes others happy.   That may be...
Silence the Noise

Silence the Noise

I’m writing this on an incredibly silent morning. My husband and my dog are both still asleep. My parakeet isn’t even chirping in my ear. There have been no cars racing down the street. I’ve heard no airplanes overhead, nor trains on the tracks. Whatever small sounds...
Happiness is Being True to Yourself

Happiness is Being True to Yourself

One of the great inhibitors to true happiness is a failure to realize our true potential.   There are a lot of reasons why we settle for less—from ourselves, from others, from life. We can’t do much about what others do, or about how life turns out, but we...
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