Tag Archives: Happiness

First Principles: Promote the Well Being of Your Community

“I have always, from my earliest youth, rejoiced in the felicity of my fellow-men; and have ever considered it as the indispensable able duty of every member of society to promote, as far as in him lies, the prosperity of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is the Best Cosmetic To Bring Out Beauty

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.”  –  Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, in Desultory Thoughts and Reflections (1839), p. 90. There’s a lot of truth in this statement.  Also a lot of truth in the statement received from … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is In the Mastery of Hardships

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” – Helen Keller Using her own life as an example, Helen Keller, showed the world how to master hardships that knock down so many others.  Her … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Focused

Playing out this wonderful life with you It’s the best thing that I could ever do Keeping focused on you and my bliss It’s the best of love, peace and happiness Some may say this is California Dreamin’ If it … Continue reading

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Prayers Answered

Prayer Answered by Michael Romani Waking up to another Indiana sunrise Wiping the sleep from my happier eyes Having dreamed of places that shaped me To the happiness of my beautiful family How I love to watch my princesses grow … Continue reading

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Mr. Bevis

Continuing work in progress toward fulfilling my promise to my eldest angel, Mr. Bevis is a poem in the Twilight Zone series.  Season 1, episode 33 for 33 out of 36 poems this year.  My angel says that she’ll let … Continue reading

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First Principles: Well Thought Out Morals, Actions and Policies Lead to The Best Outcomes

“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.” —George … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Memorize

I will do my best to memorize our story Living my love of life for His Glory Doing my best to be the servant of His ways Giving all of me in the living of our days There are no … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Your Happiness Depends On the Quality of Your Thoughts

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”  – Marcus Aurelius, in The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius Do you want more peace in your life?  Realize then what you can and cannot do.  By this, I more … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Choose Positive Over Negative

“Believe in yourself.  Believe you can be happy.  Choose faith over doubt; choose love over hate; choose forgiveness over vengeance; choose honesty over deceit; choose positive thoughts over negative, and allow God to take control of things you can’t.”  – … Continue reading

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