Tag Archives: Happiness

Standing On the Ledge

Today, dear readers, is New Year’s Eve.  I do hope each and every one of you has a truly beautiful, safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve! May your night and new morn be filled with the 20/20 of recalling nothing … Continue reading

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Ring, Ring Rings the Phone

Today is both National Call A Friend Day and National Chocolate Candy Day!  In honor of this, to paraphrase a military tradition, ‘eat them if you got ’em’ and call a friend if only to tell that person or persons … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.”  – … Continue reading

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Sweater Weather Dues

Originally meant for December 20th, National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! Sweater Weather Dues by Michael Romani Tell me now Was it just a trick of the light That led me somehow To see things differently that night They tell me … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whenever the Pillars of Christianity Are Overthrown, Our Republican Government and All Blessing From It Will Fall With Them

“To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness, which mankind now enjoys…Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government – and all blessings which … Continue reading

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First Principles: Happiness and Moral Duty Are Inseparably Connected

“Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.” – George Washington    

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Happiness Is A Warm Cookie

December 4 is National Cookie Day!!  It doesn’t get better than this does it?  I’ll try to do the day a little bite sized bit of heartwarming justice. Happiness Is A Warm Cookie by Michael Romani As the holidays come … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Success Is Not the Key to Happiness. Happiness Is the Key to Success

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer    

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First Principles: We Claim the Rights Essential To Happiness Not From Government But From God

” Kings or parliaments could not give the rights essential to happiness… We claim them from a higher source – from the King of kings, and Lord of all the earth. They are not annexed to us by parchments and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. … Continue reading

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