Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world and lost your soul, was it worth it? ~ Billy Graham

The search for happiness often leads to a desire to acquire material possessions. As Rev. Graham points out here, it’s not worth it, and it’s not why we’re here. This week, I am dedicating the evening quotes to the late Reverend Billy Graham. May he rest in peace. 🕊 God bless you all…

Only those who want everything done for them are bored. ~ Billy Graham

I laughed when I read this one. So true! This week, I am dedicating the evening quotes to the late Reverend Billy Graham. May he rest in peace. 🕊 God bless you all…

The great question of our time is ‘Will we be motivated by materialistic philosophy or by spiritual power?’ ~ Billy Graham

THAT is an excellent question. This week, I am dedicating the evening quotes to the late Reverend Billy Graham. May he rest in peace. 🕊 God bless you all…

God’s mercy and grace give me hope for myself and for the world. ~ Billy Graham

Me too! This week, I am dedicating the evening quotes to the late Reverend Billy Graham. May he rest in peace. 🕊 God bless you all…

Your trials did not come to punish you, but to awaken you. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Often in our lives we encounter road blocks, times of trial and difficulty in our lives. Many times, we look to lay blame for these times, asking “Why did God do this to me?” Instead, we need to look for the lesson, we need to ask… “What can I learn from this problem?” … “What… Read More

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

In a world where opposing viewpoints are often met with anger and violence, it’s good to remember the importance of remaining calm. Remember, as Dr. M.L. King once said “Hate begets hate; Violence begets violence; Toughness begets toughness; We must meet the forces of hate with the power of love.” Namaste my friends.

The happiness of one’s own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; One must try to include, as necessary to one’s own happiness, the happiness of others. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

Often in our journey and search for happiness and a meaningful life, we get lost in what will make US happy, and forget about making OTHERS happy. What we don’t realize is, most often, making others happy IS what makes US happy! Namaste my friends.

There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first, when you learn to live for others, they will live for you. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

As a society, I think this is an important point. We won’t find happiness and close friends through selfish materialism. It is through selfless acts, random kindness and generosity, that we, ourselves, reach eternal happiness. What we give out, will always come back to us, both good and bad. This means giving up something we… Read More

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda

This reminds me of the beautiful word NAMASTE A traditional greeting which literally means “Nama (Bow) As (I) Te (you)” “Bow I you” or “I bow to you”. or “I acknowledge you” However, In spirituality, it means My soul acknowledges your soul. This is why I always close out my blog posts with namaste. I… Read More