Category Archives: G. K. Chesterton

The Real Meaning of “Carpe Diem” (The bus *will* stop)

. “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth—and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, … Continue reading

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. “Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every moment with love, grace, and gratitude.” – Denis Waitley Think about it. Think about that quote. I recognize that I’m just another voice in this online wilderness of millions and millions … Continue reading

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The Hardest Arithmetic to Master (What If Today We Were Just More Grateful?)

I posted this on one of my other blogs today . . . It’s about increasing our level of gratefulenss and appreciation, but if we do that, we will invariably increase our capacity to Love as well, so, ultimately, … Continue reading

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The Learning of Love & Gratitude

. “The hardest arithmetic to master is the one which enables us to count our blessings.” – Eric Hoffer “When it comes to life the critical thing is whether we take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – … Continue reading

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What is Real Intimacy?

Intimacy means self-disclosure and self-revelation. Put another way, it means transparency. It means tremendous openness, candidness, honesty. Our capacity for intimacy with another is determined by and limited by our level of intimacy (or openness and honesty) with ourselves. When … Continue reading

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