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The Wisdom of Suffering…

The solitude of suffering, as described by John O'Donohue The Wisdom of Suffering… At one time or another, we have all experienced suffering to varying degrees. Physical pain is a form of suffering, but mostly it indicates emotional pain or mental anguish. This has been a roller coaster week for me. A friend of mine, Travis, had a serious heart attack and ended up […] Continue reading →

Mom: A Tribute To Great Women Everywhere on Mother’s Day

This is an early photo of my Mom. Once a year, we remember our Mom on Mother’s Day, even if they are no longer with us. So, for all the Mom’s out there, we honor and salute you for the countless ways you tirelessly give life meaning and purpose.   If you are blessed to still have your Mom, perhaps you’re giving her […] Continue reading →

29 Ways To Perpetuate Peace

There are many ways to promote peace. John Lennon sang, “Imagine all the people living life in peace.” John was not the only dreamer. While some people are quick to dismiss peace as a real possibility, many others are not; I among them. Just imagine. No antagonism. No hostility. No war. Imagine mutual harmony in serene, tranquil environs. You don’t need to escape […] Continue reading →

Happy Valentine’s Day! 31 Quotes From The Heart

The warmth of Valentine love melts more than a heart. Ah, love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is upon us. And perhaps for a day, hearts will beat more passionately. The Origins of Valentine’s Day Have you ever wondered about the origins of Valentine’s Day? Was there a man named Valentine? Who set this day aside to begin with? The answers to these […] Continue reading →

What The World Needs Now…

How much do we really need? You have needs. I have needs. We all have needs, whether they be personal, community or corporate. It is important we have our needs met because they are necessary to flourishing. The beauty of this is that we each have unique gifts to share with others to meet their needs. When we delve into our […] Continue reading →

The Forever Spirit of Christmas

Love is the greatest Christmas ornament. Christmas Always Stirs Images Christmas is upon us, and the spirit of love is in the air. In neighborhoods everywhere, colorful lights adorn windows and every well-intentioned pleasantry exchanged adds just as special a glow to Christmas. Stockings are hung and filled with small surprises. In some cases, gift cards to call friends and relations […] Continue reading →

31 Great Quotes of Thanksgiving and Appreciation

Happy Thanksgiving to all. Thanksgiving is the heartfelt expression of appreciation to God and to each other. In my heart, every day should be Thanksgiving! Why shouldn’t it? There is always so much to be thankful for. I love Thanksgiving! It’s such a festive time of year. You may have noticed that Thanksgiving in the US is six days […] Continue reading →

5 Heart-Warming Stories Of Love, Courage and Inspiration

5 Stories To Inspire You Stories have the ability to color our thoughts, inform our decision-making and shape our experience. It really doesn’t matter whether it is an allegory, a short story or a tall tale. Like great quotations, stories serve many purposes: fill us with hope gladden our hearts imbue us with the best in human behavior remind us […] Continue reading →

Memorial To All Soldiers Of Justice: Lest We Forget

A memorial to my wife's father who served in World War II to liberate Holland. *Today’s post is a memorial, dedicated to all soldiers of justice. The purpose of a memorial is to recognize and remember… to serve as a reminder… to preserve memory. Many countries around the world have established November 11th as a memorial, with 11 a.m. set aside for a moment of silence. In our recollection, let […] Continue reading →

Birthday Dedication: A Celebration Of Life

Happy Birthday Laura! I love you dear PWAML!   *This post is dedicated to my daughter Laura, who is enjoying her 28th birthday today. A birthday comes but once a year. I had another recently, and received well wishes and warm regards from all over the world. While that was very nice, I don’t make as big a deal out of birthdays any […] Continue reading →