Five Keys to Uproot Fear

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do, you will sink and drown. Instead you relax and float. ~ Alan Watts Faith grows. Jesus taught that, when He compared faith to a seed. As it grows, faith gets stronger, […]

Clean House Mentally: Refurbish Your Thoughts & Words

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. ~ Alan Alda I really enjoy watching those home make-over shows on HGTV. A designer (or two) show up, analyze the current home’s condition, then refurbish, renew and […]

5 Key Concepts to Help You Overcome Guilt & Resentment

Negative emotions like loneliness, envy and guilt have an important role to play in a happy life; they’re big, flashing signs that something needs to change. ~ Gretchen Rubin The working title for this article was “Don’t let the OOPS’s Get You Down”. You know – all the stuff that we do or don’t do […]

6 Truths That Can Change Your Feelings

The best way of forgetting how you think you feel is to concentrate on what you know you know. ~ Mary Stewart Let me ask you a question. How do think other people see you? Peaceful or grumpy? Prideful or meek? Generous or miserly? Next question: how do you see yourself? Worthy or worthless? Selfish […]

How to Banish the Blues

The only keeper of your happiness is you. Stop giving people power to control your smile, your worth and your attitude. ~ Mandy Hale I’ve said it before: stuff happens. With alarming regularity! It’s easy to feel blue when we look at the world’s woes, weather, disasters and our own challenging lives. There’s just too […]

5 Keys to Keeping Peace in Your Home

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~ Saint Francis de Sales Peace. Just saying the word brings a sense of calmness to the soul. Stretch it out … p-e-a-c-e. Peace be unto […]

Put More Laughter in Your Life: 6 Reasons to Laugh More

I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person. ~ Audrey Hepburn I was in a mall recently with hubby, Ed, when we passed an elderly woman with a serious scowl […]

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts. ~ Soren Kierkegaard Can you remember your mother’s response to something you did that was particularly dumb? “What were you thinking!” she’d ask in dismay. “How could you even think such a thing?” If she were like my mom, the next statement was, “Don’t you […]

Affirmations to Keep You on Track in Life

God has already done everything He’s going to do. The ball is now in your court. If you want success, if you want wisdom, if you want to be prosperous and healthy, you’re going to have to do more than meditate and believe; you must boldly declare words of faith and victory over yourself and […]

Get Your Happy On!

Don’t put the key to happiness in someone else’s pocket. ~ Author Unknown Happiness. Is it really as elusive as some might say? Are the problems of the world, or even just the ones in your own life, enough to steal your happiness and joy? I don’t think so. Happy is a choice you make […]