Spirituality is a broad concept with room for many perspectives. In general, it includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, it is a universal human experience—something that touches us all. Religion is a set of texts, practices and beliefs about the transcendent shared by a community, and involves a relationship with God. Spirituality, on … Continue reading Spirituality Rocks!
What gives you happiness in life? The laughter of a child, the unconditional love of a pet, a warm hug from your mom or a wonderful kiss from your lover? The beauty of the nature around you, especially when all the flowers are blooming or a random act of kindness you witness, the first sip of cold water when you are thirsty? These are all … Continue reading Gratitude Leads to a Happier Life
Imagine a man who gives a limitless love and compassion to his wife. A man who makes her laugh multiple times every day, even when the situation is not much laughable. Imagine a man who makes his wife feel cared for, protected, safe, supported, respected, appreciated and loved. That man is my husband. He is my angel without wings. He is my everything, he is … Continue reading Love of my life
Hopefully, you are healthy, both mentally and physically at the moment, but when or if you lose your health you realize how small and meaningless other stuff that you have been making a big fuss about. Hopefully, you have a good job which makes you able to provide for yourself and your family, but when or if you lose it, you see how childish were … Continue reading Taking things for granted…
Think for a moment about the people in your life who are challenging to the point of being sometimes rude towards you. Then think about one of them as a person from an objective point of view, as a human being with a life other than the part they interact with you. What might be the underlying reason for them to be the person that … Continue reading Forgive, forget and repeat
Since the year 2008, the third Monday of the month of February has been celebrated as “Family Day” in most of the Canadian provinces and territories. I am quite fond of this holiday, as it shines a light on and reminds us of the concept of family. In my opinion, and I believe most of you would agree, what defines family is not solely blood … Continue reading Happy Family Day!
Did you know that Esther Howland, the woman who produced the first commercial American Valentine’s Day in the 1840s, sold a then mind-boggling $5,000 in cards during her first year of business? And that it is the celebration with the second highest number of cards sold, after Christmas? What does this tell you? To me, it means that LOVE is important to people. We need … Continue reading Love… Today, and every day