Monthly Archive: October 2008

Oct
28

Maintaining Gratitute During Hard Times

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
-Buddha

The decision to practice gratitude is one of the simplest and most significant decisions we can make in improving our personal joy, health, peace, contentment and level of inspiration. Gratitude changes our perspective in life, which in turn, changes our lives. However, it is important to understand that the practice of gratitude does not require …

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Oct
23

Sustained Inspiration

Discipline is remembering what you want.
-David Campbell

For most of us, the greatest struggle we have with inspiration is its apparent lack of persistence. We have a vision that motivates us: to have a beautiful body, to maintain a strong relationship with God, to develop a skill or to be successful in some way. The vision keeps us motivated, sometimes for quite …

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Oct
15

Kindness, Poverty and Blog Action Day 2008

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
-Barbara De Angelis

Today is Blog Action Day. For Blog Action Day 2008, nearly 10,000 bloggers have committed to writing on the topic of Poverty. [Update: The final count is 12,800 bloggers who had participated.] And, I am one of them. Kindness In Rough Times As many of us scale back our living standards and struggle to balance …

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