Living On Purpose One Rock At A Time

(9 votes, average: 3.56 out of 5)

I just got back from Colorado where I spent a week relaxing, re-energizing and revisiting the key values in my life. The lodge where I stayed is called Peaceful Valley, and it has a chapel on the premises. I’ve been to Peaceful Valley and to this chapel many times over the years. The chapel is […]

Life With Katie My Child With Cerebral Palsy

(7 votes, average: 3.57 out of 5)

I am guessing if you are reading this article you either have child with Cerebral Palsy or know someone who has this condition. If you do not know what Cerebral Palsy is, I will tell you in layman’s terms. It means brain damage. The damage can be either so minor that it is hardly noticeable […]

Inspiration From The Passion Of Waves

(21 votes, average: 3.81 out of 5)

Watch the waves. Watch small waves, and watch the large waves. Watch them coming in, on the shore untiringly. What do we see? We see the passion. We see the energy. We also wonder about the purpose of the non-stop motion of the waves. Waves have the undying passion of meeting the shore. They never […]

Make Their Day

(20 votes, average: 4.15 out of 5)

“Use every man after his desert, and who shall ‘scape whipping? Use them after your own honour and dignity: the less they deserve, the more merit is in your bounty.” – Hamlet, William Shakespeare When was the last time someone made your day – or you made theirs? In the national bestselling book, FISH!, by […]

Tips To Increase Your Self Esteem And Confidence

(12 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5)

Whenever one is beset by a situation that he or she is unsure of – facing someone admired, having to perform in front of an audience, or simply talking to others – he or she is facing a goodly amount of stress. Confident people are usually able to face these situations without blinking; but the […]

Four Enduring Truths

(17 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5)

There are enduring truths about ourselves that we sometimes don’t see or remember. What are they? They are truths that were recognized thousands of years ago, and have stood the test of time. Here are a four of them, and some ideas about how to use this knowledge. Enduring Truths About Self Interest We are […]

You Are Magic

(56 votes, average: 4.14 out of 5)

“Magic (ma-jic): an extraordinary power or influence seemingly from a supernatural source”. The attempt to define magic is difficult at best. It is used more as a word to define, than one that can be defined. The same can be said for who you are. We attempt to define ourselves, yet no adequate words exist […]

Life According To Mike

(12 votes, average: 3.92 out of 5)

About 15 years ago a good friend of mine died, he was 45 years old. He had cancer. Although we didn’t meet often, I lived on one side of Australia and he on the other, but when we did there was no stopping us. We used to laugh a lot and talked for hours on […]

Get Rich Quick

(31 votes, average: 3.97 out of 5)

How often do we receive this message each day in our email or blasted to us over the airwaves? Too many to count and so much so that we become numb to the message. Here is exactly how to get rich quick. Count your blessings. What? You have no blessings? Oops! Think again! Everyone can […]

What Was The Best Part Of Your Day

(16 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5)

My son’s bedtime ritual (like that of many young children) is written in stone. After reading a book or two, we snuggle into his bed and compare notes about the day. I ask him if today was a good day and being a cheerful fellow he always says “yes”. After reviewing the highlights of the […]


(161 votes, average: 4.17 out of 5)

What does the word inspiration mean? I look at the word and break it into two parts: “in” and “Spirit.” To live an inspired life, then, means to be “in Spirit” all the time – to be in tune with the magnificent presence of the Higher Self within you. Where in effect, the mind is […]

Finding Your Voice

(28 votes, average: 3.71 out of 5)

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action.” – Martha Graham When I opened my mouth to sing, my voice caught in my throat. The phlegm and irritation of a passing bronchial infection was still there. My voice was gravelly and strained from several days […]

Would You Rather Fly Or Be Invisible

(8 votes, average: 3.75 out of 5)

Recently one of my son’s favorite TV stations conducted a survey of children. They asked kids which superpower they would rather have: the ability to fly or to be invisible? To me it seemed to be a no-brainer–to fly most definitely! First of all, I think the ability to fly offers a lot more opportunity […]

The Beauty Within

(27 votes, average: 4.11 out of 5)

It’s not easy in today’s society to truly feel beautiful. We as women are bombarded everywhere we turn by images and voices telling us we are imperfect creatures. Millions of dollars are made by various companies and advertisers telling us WE can achieve perfection via the purchase of some “beauty” product; eating or NOT eating […]

Take Back Your Personal Power Stop Being Blamed And Start Creating An Incredible Life

(4 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5)

Have you ever had a person in your life who literally thrived on playing the blame game? You know the ones that are constantly belly aching that it’s your fault? Then you actually believe them, so you play the game of fixing all of their problems! You become the rescuer? I did! I didn’t realize […]

Communication Difficulties And How To Overcome Them

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Many people have problems with their communication and in this article I am going to describe ways in which to overcome these speech difficulties. My name is Stephen Hill and I am from Birmingham in England. From the age of four I had the speech impediment known as a stutter. I attended many different types […]

Acts Of Kindness Benefit Everyone

(2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Do you really want to be happy? Everyone says yes, but the gateway to happiness makes some of us frown. The gateway to happiness, is giving to others. Think about this: “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – The Dalai Lama Some of us […]

You Are The Actor Or Actress Of Your Own Story

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Many thinkers and writers, both past and present, have described human beings in this world as actors and actresses on a big stage, this life, to one great play. Ask yourself, what role are you playing? Who’s writing your script? Are you acting out your own story? Or are you simply going through the motions […]

Healing The Abandonment Wounds

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I have counseled individuals, couples, families and business partners for the past 35 years and authored eight published books. Every individual I’ve worked with has had some abandonment wound to heal, and most relationship problems stem from abandonment wounds. It is not possible to grow up in our society without some abandonment wounds. The following […]