20 Hope Quotes to Lift Your Spirits

“Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies,” said Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) in a letter to his friend Red (Morgan Freeman) in the uplifting movie The Shawshank Redemption. He was talking about how hope keeps us going in the most difficult of times, carrying us through […]

30 Gratitude Quotes for Health, Happiness and Healing

Living life with gratitude can create more health, happiness and healing as studies have shown. We can use the practice of gratitude to help us through difficult times even when it’s not so easy to do. Oprah Winfrey said, “It’s not easy being grateful all the time. But it’s when you feel least thankful that you are […]

10 Great Life Lessons from Albert Einstein

A brilliant man who was passionately curious about the mysteries of science, Albert Einstein changed the world as the most influential physicist of the 20th century.  He developed the general theory of relativity (e = mc2), now considered the cornerstone of modern physics.  Einstein received the Nobel Prize in Physics “for his services to theoretical […]

The Best Thing to Give

We give every day.  Doctors and nurses, mothers, fathers, teachers, volunteers, police officers, firefighters, military men and women, all give as part of what they do.  We also give in other ways that may not come to mind when we think about the act of giving but can have life-changing effects.  In the quote below, […]

Benjamin Franklin on Living a Virtuous Life

“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.” ~Benjamin Franklin When one of the Founding Fathers […]

The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. […]