The Path to Happiness

“The path to happiness is forgiveness of everyone and gratitude for everything.” -Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Perfect Person

“People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]

Insecurities

“What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual and in intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is the harder, because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you […]

Friendship

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Building Character

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Gratefulness

“Gratefulness is the key to a happy life that we hold in our hands, because if we are not grateful, then no matter how much we have we will not be happy — because we will always want to have something else or something more.” – Brother David Steindl-Rast

Searching

“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” -M. Scott Peck