Being Grateful Changes Life

  In our recent posts we have been saying that through our thoughts we can create the reality that we want.  John Kralik’s life is...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts – Increasing the Positive II

  (continued from the last reflection) 4) Do Exercise.  Physical exercise is important not only for physical health but also for our mental health.  It helps to...

13 Dec 2017: A faith-filled glance

A faith filled glance at the First and the Second Coming of Jesus: Jesus’ first coming took place in great humility, utter poverty and...

Eternal Vigilance for Freedom

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance” (Thomas Jefferson).  This applies to both personal freedom and political freedom. One loses one’s personal freedom the more...

Overcoming Negative Thoughts – Decreasing the Negative

  In order to overcome our negative thoughts we have to decrease the negative thoughts and increase the positive thoughts. We can try some of the...

15 Dec 2017: Gratitude makes sense of our past and builds a vision for...

Hi Young Friend! Dance to the tune of Gratitude. The ultimate act of well-being is that chain of loving connections we are able to knit...

Thou Shalt Not Die

Gabriel Marcel, a French Philosopher, Playwright and Music Critic says that to tell someone “I love you” is to tell that person “Thou shalt...

Mistakes – the Best Teacher

  At an interview with Viswanathan Anand, the world renowned chess grandmaster, T. N. Raghu asked him who was his best teacher.  Anand replied, “My...

13 Jan 2018: You get in life

Hi Young Friend! Allow the following quote to speak to your heart: “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” ―Oprah...

19 Jan 2018: Keep moving forward

Hi Young Friend! Allow the following quote to speak to your heart: “Around here, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward,...

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  Because of the evil effects of alcohol Mahatma Gandhi once said, “If I were appointed a dictator for one hour for all India, the...

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19 June 2017: Law of Retribution vs the Law of Life

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25 Sept 2017: Torch Bearer

This is my beloved Son!