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Tell Me Something Good!

Have you practiced gratitude today? It sounds kind of funny to think of gratitude as something we have to practice but if you’re like me, there have been plenty of times in your life that feeling miserable, cranky and negative have been the norm. 95 more words


Reflecting on 'The Power of Meaning...' by Emily Esfahani Smith

I just finished this book by Emily Esfahani Smith: The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed with Happiness. I don’t read nonfiction very often, but once in a while when I find a topic that intrigues me, curiosity pulls me in, and this book certainly did. 987 more words


Closing Doors #5 A Sliver of Light

As we follow Christianity across the ocean to the Americas you must, by now, see that I have been covering large swaths of history in a single ¾ page offering. 490 more words


Searching for Understanding (a black cat in a dark room)

This image was shared by Exploding Kittens today, Friday the 13th.  I thought it was pretty clever!


Finding Peace

God grant me the serenity

To accept the things I cannot change;

Courage to change the things I can;

And wisdom to know the difference. 162 more words


Is Your Glass Full?

It’s hard to feel any joy when we become obsessed with how far we still have to go. Sometimes we need to take a deep breath and celebrate how far we have already come. 26 more words


Closing Doors #4 The power and the glory?

     From 1,000 to 1,500, Europe saw unprecedented changes in virtually every aspect of life. The Black Plague and a “Mini Ice-Age” had decimated the population, while the crop failures of 1315-1322 devastated the economy and the population. 439 more words