Archive for the ‘Happiness’ Category

Santa Claus and Ho! Ho! Ho!

Last week I offered Santa Claus and Ho! Ho! Ho! to three pre-school classes at Wee Wisdom School at Unity Church of the Hills  If the children enjoyed it 1/10 as much as I did, they were really, really happy. I am sure that sometime in my 4th or 5th year, my mother told me some […]

Posted on December 24, 2019 at 12:05 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Dinner, Thanksgiving gatherings is really important. Following the turkey every 4th Thursday of November for the past several years, I’ve been conscious that I don’t want to stop concentrating on being thankful. I’ve tried to be committed to that, too. The reasons are several. One is that we have so […]

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 5:50 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Come together with forgiveness

His family experienced what he called a “come together Christmas.” He flew to Chicago four days before Christmas to see his mom and dad. Mom has an increasingly difficult fight with cancer. Her 88 years of memory are more and more spotty. Dad is stalwart and holds the fort admirably. It is beginning to show, […]

Posted on January 12, 2019 at 12:30 pm by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Praying Made Easy. 15. To Release Resentment.

The reason to release resentment is simple. It does no good to hold onto resentment of someone else’s words or actions. Some have told me that resentment is a strong motivator. The desire to get even can be a powerful impulse. You harbor resentment, and you become its slave. Buddha put it best: “Those who […]

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 5:14 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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