Change your beliefs

Prayer and hope—where do they fit into your life?

Financial disasters, droughts and floods, earthquakes and other natural upheavals encourage many people to pray and seek a hopeful outcome.  Unfortunately, too often, it takes an extreme situation to bring us to our knees in prayer and hopefulness for our lives.  For we American’s, this is a time of year when we think about freedom and the privileges that we have, but as we come to the summer season, I believe this might be the perfect opportunity t

Can people be fooled?

The question is:  “Can people be fooled?”  The answer is of course they can, especially when people are out of touch with reality!  We, too, often only hear what we want to hear.  We ignore the messages that we are not interested in and we definitely ignore the messages that might possibly offer solutions.  Why you might ask?  Probable because we are not focused, in balance, and therefore, we a

How do you define success?

Since my grandchildren were 4 years old, I would ask them the question: “What are you doing today to be the best that you can be?”   At first, they just looked blank at me then their expression changed and they smiled---one would say, I helped Mommy clean the house today or I helped my teacher in school straighten the room.  Their minds were thinking about the various possibilities that were available to them to do something that was worthwhil

Compassion, a natural instinct

To shed light on the contrast between human behavior and animal behavior, how many times would you be willing to put your life on the line for another? Dolphins do it all the time. Research has shown that these gentle creatures are very cultured mammals. In fact, time and time again, they have demonstrated their natural instinct for compassion; more so than some human beings.

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