Sublime Gratitude

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein By Stacey Thompson, Editor Many years ago on a business trip to Atlantic City, New Jersey I had an unforgettable experience. I was there for a tradeshow […]

Faith, Hope and Love in Times of Tragedy

On Friday, December 14th, unspeakable violence took place at an Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  A 20 year-old gunman killed twenty children and six women.  This horrendous tragedy has left the families and friends of the victims, the community, the state, and the world broken-hearted beyond words.  How can we cope with this magnitude of […]

My Dear Friend and Hope, a Tribute

I write this with great sadness over the unimaginable loss of a close friend to cancer. She was 41. She fought a brave and strong battle for two years but the cancer would not allow her to get better. She took each day in stride, never really complaining, always feeling tired and always hoping that […]

We Are Meant to Shine

Welcome to Virtues for Life! For this first post, I’d like to share with you my favorite inspirational quote. The quote, by spiritual author and international lecturer Marianne Williamson, communicates the essence of the Virtues for Life website and blog. By this, I mean, as we practice virtues, we become better people, and, therefore, shine. […]