Delight is one of those words that I don’t use very often.  It is also one of those words that puts a smile on my face whenever I hear it.  It brings to mind happiness, peace, joy, and calm. We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has goneContinue reading “Delight”

Finding Our Purpose

Our purpose is what gives our life meaning.  How do we want to contribute to this world.  Purpose can be your job or career but for many, this is not where we find our purpose in life.  Some people find their purpose in spirituality, but it is deeper than that too.   “It’s not enoughContinue reading “Finding Our Purpose”

Feel Your Joy

Some of us may find it hard to remember the last time we felt joy.  These times are very difficult for so many of us and it is easy to dwell on the negative and not focus on the glimpses of happiness and joy in our lives. Focus on the journey, not the destination. JoyContinue reading “Feel Your Joy”


Compassion is to have sympathetic feelings or concerns for the situations or misfortunes of others.  It involves allowing ourselves to be moved by suffering and experiencing the motivation to help alleviate and prevent it. Features of compassion may include patience, kindness, perseverance, and resolve.   “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harderContinue reading “Compassion”

Goals – In Life Not Hockey!

We have all heard about the importance of setting goals to be successful in life.  What most people don’t realize is that we don’t have the slightest idea on how to begin this process.  We may write down what we would like to achieve by a certain birthday, but never take any steps to makeContinue reading “Goals – In Life Not Hockey!”

The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness

I don’t think that I am overstating when I say that every human being is on a pursuit of finding happiness in his/her life.  The number of songs, poems, and movies on this topic justifies this statement.  The difference lies in what each person considers happiness and how each go about attaining this goal.  TheContinue reading “The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness”