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Laughter is Nature’s Gift to Us

by Evelyn Horan Sometimes when we feel stress and concern from our daily experiences, we wonder how we can go on with a cheerful attitude. We feel burdened down with nowhere to turn to solve our problems. When we pause a moment and consider the situation, we can often receive help from others through Nature’s…

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Thou Art That

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. One important element in every life that I’ve been leaving out of these articles so far has been the fact that you won’t be alone. You’re going to have to live your life with other people. They can be friends and…

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‘Sometimes I Goof Up’ – Make Mistakes

by Evelyn Horan There are things in my life that cause me problems. At times, I make decisions that are not always right for me. It’s not always easy to say “no” to suggestions and activities a few friends ask me to share with them. I make mistakes by giving in to the ideas and…

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And Still, There Is Water

by Ken La Salle Welcome back to my continuing series of Rules For Life. This month, I would like to talk about something that was missing for much of my life. Like many people, I made it through many years without this missing piece. Like so many, I had no idea how important that missing piece…

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How to Keep Going

by Evelyn Horan  Recently, my husband  of many years passed away. And now, I am having a difficult time going on without him. I believe loneliness can lead to depression and hopelessness, and I want to avoid these feelings. I wonder how I can overcome a tendency to feel self-pity. How do I pick up…

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Wandering Home

by Gerry Ellen Avery  What a strange concept to understand for a sensitive person such as myself: wanderings are part of letting go. I have found through years of what I deemed “escapism” is actually good for my soul. It’s not proper for every soul, but it resonates with me in furthering my ability to be…

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An Imperfect Meditation

by Gerry Ellen Avery  I was trapped in a perfectionist body for way too long.  The balance between what my insides were telling me versus what the situation was dictating had me sort of struggling for when and where to sit and be quiet. I needed the perfect pillow. I had to eliminate all outside…