Worth Reading: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Yes, I used to think that gratitude was cheesy. Then this happened. How gratitude can change your life. My family emigrated from Russia to the United States when I was 13 years old. Refugee camps, city housing projects, food stamps, wearing donated clothes, being made fun of endlessly for everything from not speaking English to eating weird things for lunch …

Positive News

It’s always worth taking time to celebrate the good happening in the world!

What Will Matter Pinterest Announcement

Follow us on Pinterest for a collection of the best quotes posters on all topics ranging from love to strength to courage! As always please feel free to download


I post this to remind US that humor can improve MEN’S HEALTH and a WOMAN’S DAY. It can make you more COSMOPOLITAN, add GLAMOUR and ENTERTAINMENT to your LIFE

COMMENTARY: Working to Teach Character Together

When I talk to parents and teachers about the role of schools in teaching character someone usually points out that character development is and should be the primary concern of parents. Who can argue with that? Many of the attitudes and habits that make up character are learned at home. But they’re learned elsewhere as well — on the school …

LGBT Bullying Stats

Despite attitudes to LGBT people slowly changing across the US and worldwide, there is still a very tough path ahead for most people who identify as LGBT. 

The Know Nothing Party

Xenophobia, is a fancy word for bigotry .There are troubling similarities in certain current anti-immigration passion, perhaps hysteria, and one of the darker movements in American history – the “no nothing” party.

Religious Intolerance & Persecution in the U.S.

Though the concept of religious freedom and tolerance is at the core of American ideals, our history is tainted by prominent examples of religious prejudice and persecution – especially against Catholics, Jews and Muslims. 

U.S. Concentration Camps

The wholesale imprisonment (we called it internment) of thousands of Japanese-Americans (we called them Japs) in U.S. Concentration Camps (we called them

CREDIBILITY: You Can’t Fool All the People All the Time

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.  – Abraham Lincoln

VIDEO: True Friendship

“True friends don’t just like you, they care about you. True friends want the best for you and bring out the best in you.” – Michael Josephson

Lincoln on Democracy

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln