Tag Archives: happiness

Cool Kids

Have you ever had to be somewhere and felt you didn’t belong there, believed you were the odd one—the misfit? I suspect most people feel this way at least once. Perhaps it was in junior high as it was for me or maybe, for you, it was some other time or place. A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting an inspiring young woman from Portugal. She’s extremely talented, kind, beautiful, and has a sensational voice. Her name is Cat Rox and I absolutely love her rendition of (more…)

Four Years Without Nicotine Addiction

On July 2, 2011, at 7:09 in the morning, I quit intentionally ingesting nicotine on a daily basis. I express my achievement in this manner, because it seems likely that some vegetables contain relatively small amounts of nicotine. Maybe this knowledge can help others who are attempting to overcome nicotine addiction. Since I had only consumed a minimal amount of nicotine on each of my last four days using it, the sparse cravings I experienced during this day were very weak. Excitement began to set in as I realized I (more…)

The Energy Of Love

“The Energy Of Love” by Paul Brewster Michael climbed the stairs to his grandfather’s bedroom. He opened the door and went in. His grandfather, now eighty-seven, was propped up on two pillows reading a book. Michael, who was seven, and the youngest of five children, went and stood beside his grandfather’s bed. His grandfather looked up from his book at Michael, and said, “Hello Michael. You’ve finished your dinner have you?” “Yes grandpapa, I have. What are you reading?” “This?” asked Michael’s grandfather, as he waved the book in front (more…)