Friends See Us Clearly

“Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today” Your friends can see you in ways you may not be able to see for yourself! Hold a mirror to your face and who do you see? Most of us look at all the things we don’t like about ourselves. My nose is too long, my hair is too frizzy. We say things like if only I...

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Who Can You Count On?

Here’s Something New to Feel Good About Today!  The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.  Anthony Robbins Ever wonder what your life would be like without your best friends? Imagine that you woke up today and everyone you love no longer recognized you. The world would be a cold and dismal place without...

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Benefits of Giving and Receiving

“Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today!” “Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.” Peace Pilgrim Give someone a gift today for no particular reason! There’s no need to wait for a special occasion or event, give without expectation, simply because it might bring someone...

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The Grey Hairpin

© Linda Albert Whenever my grandmother came to visit, I was obligated to share my bedroom with her. I can still picture her relieving her pendulous breasts from the confines of her corset, then removing the pins from the bun in her snow-white hair. But though peeking at granny while pretending to be asleep provided some...

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Be Grateful, Be Happy

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we’ve attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can’t be happy now,...

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My Sister, Pam

© Heather Summerhayes Cariou Her hands were larger than mine; her heart too, for that matter. She was twenty-two months younger than I, but her life was shorter. She was my sister, Pam. Her long, bony fingers were clubbed at the tips, with splayed, purple-tinged nails that suggested the lack of oxygen in her blood. Her palms were...

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