Category Archives: hope

Are you happy now?

Self-focus forfeits happiness. Asking, “Am I happy?” opens the door to unhappiness. A key ingredient in the pursuit of happiness is self-forgetting. You are the one who is painting the canvas of your life. How you doing with it? Could … Continue reading

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ITM: Invisible Things Matter Most

Invisible things matter: “We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” Invisible things matter: You can’t see hope but you can’t live … Continue reading

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21st century proverbs: “So many words, so little love language.”

So many words; so little love language. Hope = Having Ongoing Positive Expectations. Emotional pain’s an alarm letting you know that you’re ignoring faith, hope, & love. Greatness & meanness are opposites. Combativeness creates defensiveness & disunity. As an alternative … Continue reading

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Google in your soul

When I Googled in my soul, I found these thoughts: A radiant hope, riding in your chest, makes life delightful! Catch a wave of hope rolling through your heart and ride it all the way to joy. Don’t give up … Continue reading

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What makes a bad New Year? People.

If the world is bad, People made it so. A better world Requires better people. We try to fix the world with laws & programs that fail to make us better people. The world doesn’t need a better political system. It … Continue reading

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Hope for disillusioned church goers . . .

To disillusioned church goers Longing for a home and Feeling like the road is closed, Trapped in a religious system Of controlling words about God, The good news cries out: “Jesus is alive and Wants to be your guide; Step … Continue reading

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Unwind & ease your mind . . .

A great way to unwind & ease your mind is to be kind to everybody! It’s more powerful to love people than it is to argue with them! Life goes wrong when we don’t do right. Now’s not the time for … Continue reading

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