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 …
Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion
Our safety and survival in life does not depend on direct divine intervention, but on our ability to see
What a profound insight and daunting responsibility it is to realize that you are the critical instrument of change. Our personal courage,
It’s always worth taking time to celebrate the good happening in the world!
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This week’s edition of the What Will Matter newsletter explores relationships and how they affect our lives – sometimes for the better and sometimes for the
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President Trump evokes very strong opinions that result in filtering and editing in a way that supports the bias of the person commenting on him. Here is a complete unedited transcript of his recent interview with Time Magazine without any commentary so you can form your own opinion.
Ready or not, someday it will all come to an end.
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
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 …
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.
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.
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.
The wholesale imprisonment (we called it internment) of thousands of Japanese-Americans (we called them Japs) in U.S. Concentration Camps (we called them
MUST-SEE VIDEO. After the surprise attack by the Japanese on the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the declaration of war against Japan, 120,000 men, women and children, including second and third generation American citizens
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
This year’s President’s Day, a celebration of two of our greatest leaders, comes at the end of an eventful week raising the issues of what does it mean to be presidential and
IS THE TRUTH STILL IMPORTANT?
As parents, we must lead by example — Live a life that your children can be proud of and they will live a life you can be proud of.
“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
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln
Michael’s Reflections on the Current Travel Ban Controversy.