Tag: Happiness


January 31, 2017

Open to God’s Mercy

The familiar blinds us. All too often we hear a reading from scripture and we think, “Oh, I’ve heard this before.” Eyes glazed over, our minds turn to daydreaming or planning the day. It is...


November 09, 2016

True Devotion

Paulo Coelho tells the following story in his book Stories for Parents, Children, and Grandchildren.  “A teacher took his disciple to a lake.  ‘Today, I’m going to show you what true devotion means,’ he said....


November 09, 2016

Happiness 5

Who hasn’t made a mistake in life?  We all have.  Everyone has hurt someone, intentionally or not.  Once we realize our sins, though, I think many of us punish ourselves.  Society, religion, and even our...


November 09, 2016

Happiness 3

Think back to the last great party or dinner you attended.  What made it great?  Was it all the laughs you had, the deep conversation, or the amazing food?  Compare it with other great parties...