The Invisible Line of Love

In, "The Story of My Life," by Helen Keller, we learn how Helen came to understand the meaning of love. On one occasion, Anne Sulliva n, her teacher, spelled into Helen's hand, "I love Helen." Not knowing what that meant, Helen asked, "What is love?" Miss Sullivan tried to explain but her attempts were unsuccessful. A few days ...

Having Fun

Many adults don't know how to have fun and consequently, they don't allow themselves time to enjoy life. I must say, I've been one of them! As adults, we often get caught up in the demands of work, family, church or community service, and accomplishing all those extra goals and tasks we've set for ourselves. While thumbing through a magazine, I picked ...

The Law of Least Effort

When it comes to healing, The Chopra Center for Wellbeing defines, "The Law of Least Effort," as this: Accepting people, situations, and events as they occur. Taking responsibility for your situation and for all events seen as problems and relinquishing the need to defend your point of view. How does this formula make for an easy and happy l...

Owning Your Place

It takes variety to make the world fun and interesting. We're blessed to live among animals, insects, and reptiles of all kinds. We even live in lands that vary from dry deserts to lush forests, from beaches to mountain tops. So much beauty exists in our world—and thankfully, there's variety. Sometimes we struggle to own our unique spot in o...