Monthly Archives: November 2013

Begin Thanksgiving With a Breakfast Fast

The first proclamation for a national day of dedication to God’s graciousness was signed in March 1776 by John Hancock as president of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies. The language is startlingly different with its emphasis on humility, … Continue reading

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Making Work Out of Anniversary Romance

During the last 50 days of our fiftieth year of marriage I proposed we review highlights of our 50 years with a note from me tucked inside a blank card along with photograph albums Karen had diligently compiled. Karen could … Continue reading

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Considering How to Hardwire Happiness to be Contented, Calm and Confident

An Atlantic.com article recommended the book Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm and Confidence by Dr. Rick Hanson, a famous neuropsychologist and author of the best-selling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. Since … Continue reading

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