Beauty, Gratitude, and the Open Heart

“…beauty on your earth is a shadow of the beauty of our heaven, and it’s a bitter thing to have a blindness for beauty on earth, for it makes a longer teaching to see the beauties of heaven.” Spoken by an Irish spirit in the book The Boy who Saw True (anonymous author).

How To Appreciate Yourself And What You Have

A better life has been achieved when we are no longer trying to achieve a better life. It means that we are content, as we should be, with ourselves and what we have. To be anxious for more or to envy someone else's life or possessions is self-defeating. We are then in a constant state of frustration, always hoping and waiting for more happiness.

Cranky Old Man Poem

Cranky Old Man Poem – Old Man From Australian Nursing Home “it was believed that he had nothing left of any value” This is not my poem, but as I read “The Cranky Old Man”, it touched something deep within...

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value.