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  • Despite the negative things about winter that people don't like, there are still things about winter that I like and enjoy. I know that winter can be miserable and bleak but I do enjoy the winter time when it comes. I like the whiteness of everything that is covered in snow.

    Something About the Winter That I Like

    Something About the Winter That I Like

    by Linda Bryen45

  • A humorous look at growing up on Long Island in the 1970's, highlighting the role that the Long Island Oak beach Inn played in that process.

    The Long Island Oak Beach Inn

    The Long Island Oak Beach Inn

    by Bill Yovino19

  • If we live long enough, each of us will experience the heartbreaking loss of someone we love. The sudden void is made all the worse by the knowledge that we will never see that person again. That is, unless they find a way to let us know that they have made it to the other side and are at peace.

    Visitations:  Can Our Lost Loved Ones Make Contact After Death

    Visitations: Can Our Lost Loved Ones Make Contact After Death

    by Cindy Parmiter6

  • My personal love of rock hounding is paralleled with spiritual lesson and application in this lesson. Rocks do truly cry out the praises of the One who made them.

    The Stones Cry Out

    The Stones Cry Out

    by Tamarajo8

  • The cringe is just awful when you've just been witness to another lame and gut wrenching attempt of humor. But why do they subject themselves to such humiliation?

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    Why and How People Try to Be Funny

    by Brian Newhook2

  • I think about death and dying all the time. I am not afraid of death. I don't want my friends and family to mourn my death because my soul is ready whenever God calls me home.

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    My Views About Death, Dying, and Heaven

    by Margaret Minnicks18

  • Throughout my life, I have asked for signs from Spirit. They have always come, often in very peculiar ways, but they have always come. This is the story of a few that were particularly memorable.

    Give Me a Sign

    Give Me a Sign

    by Sue Pratt4

  • When you sympathize with others, the feeling is temporary as the feeling goes once the problem is solved.But empathy means seeing problems from other people's shoes and you share their viewpoint.

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    Top reasons why empathy is better than sympathy

    by mathira0

  • Helping other writers spread their wings to fly in new horizon is very difficult task to do.But not impossible.Lots of patience and a kind heart is required to get the job done.

    How to Help Writers Spread Their Wings and Fly

    How to Help Writers Spread Their Wings and Fly

    by Nikki Khan30

  • I have my superstitions and this is my little tale of a certain New Year's Eve superstition which I stumbled upon as a child and one which there unfortunately seems to be absolutely no way to forget.

    New Years Eve Superstitions

    New Years Eve Superstitions

    by Lorelei Cohen41

  • An article which is framing all the scenario of how it is to be in social media. With reference to the story of the writer of this article. Speaking out the truth of a common people in social media.

    My Reality Is Not What You See on Social Media!

    My Reality Is Not What You See on Social Media!

    by Anju Sharma4

  • My boyfriend's dog is the most needy, most clingy animal I have ever met in my life. Here's why I generally don't enjoy her presence. P.S. Their names are not really Stumpy and Ears.

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    Why I Hate My Boyfriend's Dog

    by Samantha2

  • This hub and poem is me diving deeper into who I am as a person. Discussing my personality traits and the way I think about life. The personality test link is posted at the end if interested...:)

    INFP-A Personality Type. That's Me! (The Mediator)

    INFP-A Personality Type. That's Me! (The Mediator)

    by Missy Smith17

  • This is a piece I've made a few years ago. It was a really tough time and I had some very dark thoughts. I usually transfer my feelings to writing and this one reflected my views about life.

    Faded Memory

    Faded Memory

    by ThatWallflowerJen0

  • In the late '80s, I volunteered as a "buddy" to five different men who had full-blown AIDS. Other than a short poem, I never wrote about them because there was too much emotion attached to even consider it. When I began writing on Hub Pages, I decided to try. I would like to think that writing about each of them would give them a bit of immortality. They all deserved better than they got in their last days here on earth.

    AIDS Volunteerism in the '8Os

    AIDS Volunteerism in the '8Os

    by Sue Pratt13

  • Rochelle Frank’s Hub called Survival in the 1930's is an eye opening account of survival that many people born after 1960 probably cannot imagine -- Unless they were born into the poverty of the poorest Appalachian regions, the most destitute part of a rundown inner city, or a third world country. I have only a few stories to contribute.

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    Ghosts Of The Great Depression - 1930s Poverty

    by Patty Inglish MS31

  • While texting and messaging is a convenient tool to keep in touch, it can often creates daily stress in our lives. Texting allows us more control over talking on the phone and allows us to establish communication boundaries.

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    How Texting Affects Our Relationships

    by Debra Roberts4

  • I have survived wearing glasses, contact lenses, LASIK surgery and a cataract operation. I am forever grateful to modern science. technology and the amazing people who made this possible.

    Seeing the World Wearing Glasses

    Seeing the World Wearing Glasses

    by Sally Gulbrandsen38

  • I describe how I purchased, painted, and installed my little free library which I use to swap books with neighborhood visitors.

    My Little Free Library

    My Little Free Library

    by Laura Smith4

  • Last summer, my husband and I were riding our four-wheelers through the woods in Arkansas when he hit a tiny fawn that was lying in the trail. In the span of just a few hours, our hearts were captured by the gorgeous little character and it was very, very hard to say good-bye.

    Fawns:  Our Time with Tiny

    Fawns: Our Time with Tiny

    by Sue Pratt19

  • It's me one more time. I am here to proclaim that Thanksgiving is near and so is my birthday. Guess which one that I dread the most? Please humor me and read THIS hub. I would appreciate your kindness.

    It's Me and Thanksgiving Once Again

    It's Me and Thanksgiving Once Again

    by Kenneth Avery21

  • Although poetry is one of the oldest forms of literature and written expression it is also perhaps the least appreciated. In this article, I try to explain how poetry should be read and enjoyed.

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    How to Read Poetry and Enjoy It

    by John Hansen41

  • This is a true story about a UFO and alien encounter in the Nevada desert that was related to me many years ago. Only this UFO sighting has a rare distinction from other UFO reports as the visitors explained the meaning of life and death. We all have a purpose for being here.

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    Mormon UFO Encounter Near Las Vegas Reveals Secret of Life and Death

    by Tim Anderson5

  • I just want to share how I dealt with a sudden death when it happened to my family. I hope my tips will help others cope better in times of sudden death. It is very hard indeed to deal with sudden death but staying strong and positive helps a lot.

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    How I Dealt With Sudden Death

    by Linda Bryen31

  •         The most inimitable place to be, besides in my husband’s arms, is Harrogate, Tennessee. The rolling hills, clean crisp air, and spaciousness all surpass the city life. The memories and joy I experience when I am there will always...

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    Descriptive Essay Example: My Hometown Is Still in My Heart

    by mrscb201060

  • Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Read this to find out, and take our easy quizzes to see which label fits you best.

    Extrovert, Introvert, Or Ambivert?

    Extrovert, Introvert, Or Ambivert?

    by Barbara Radisavljevic68

  • Books are slowly being replaced by the electronic reader. But will they become obsolete? Let's explore this question.

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    Will Books Become Obsolete?

    by Sharon Bellissimo74

  • Much of the time, people cannot seem to eloquently state logical advice, and instead reach in the bag of horrendous inspirational quotes. This adds nothing to the discussion. Let's explore examples.

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    13 Inspirational Quotes and Why They Are Bullshit

    by Luke M. Simmons33

  • How do you encourage children to read? Especially these days when movies, TV and electronic games vie for all your children’s attention? Do you have ideas? Here is what I did.

    Encouraging Reading in Children

    Encouraging Reading in Children

    by Denise McGill22

  • I normally blog about my life with horses. On this day though, that seems trivial in comparison to what happened on 9/11/2001. So no article on horses today, on certain days, some things are more important,

    Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning?

    Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning?

    by Ellison Hartley2

  • The death of a child, even an adult child, is always traumatic. It's even more so when that death is a suicide. This is a mother's story of her adopted daughter's life for as long as we knew it.

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    Sarah: The Suicide of Our Adult Child

    by Barbara Radisavljevic201

  • For my son's birthday, I wanted to give him a special gift - some words of wisdom that he can reflect on as he grows. I know he's too young to understand it all now but one day he will.

    Words of Wisdom From a Mother to Her Son

    Words of Wisdom From a Mother to Her Son

    by Bernadyn6

  • In every life there is some one or some people who are living, breathing mysteries. You understand some. And some you don't. I am talking about a family who are STILL a living, breathing mystery.

    Wondering About Finding out About a Mystery Family

    Wondering About Finding out About a Mystery Family

    by Kenneth Avery14

  • 9:25 am, March 30th, 2009, my life as I know it turned upside down! With the sudden death of my child my perfectly healthy three year old daughter Savanna who passed away in her sleep. I'm making this article to maybe help others that may find then...

    Sudden death of a child

    Sudden death of a child

    by satewas62

  • In my office without windows, I sent a weekly email to my coworkers describing the lovely view I had that day out my "window".

    My Beautiful Imaginary View

    My Beautiful Imaginary View

    by Diana Majors4

  • My Hobbies Life without a hobby is like food without the salt. It is a hobby which makes living interesting. It is a pursuit outside one’s regular work. A hobby gives one joy and pleasure; one does not get tired of it. It is a pastime, relaxation...

    My Hobbies and Interests

    My Hobbies and Interests

    by kukkumolu0

  • I think mice are cute, but I don't want them in my house. Here are some stories of my travails trying to evict them.

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    My Adventures Getting Rid of Mice

    by Ronald E Franklin13

  • I love my friends so much, yet even I had the misfortune some years back to have a friend who was so high maintenance that I had to get rid of her as she refused to do anything other than rely on me. This is my story of what I did when a friend became a nuisance....

    When a Friend Becomes a Nuisance

    When a Friend Becomes a Nuisance

    by Cindy Lawson13

  • A number of entries in an autograph album, 1910-11, follow particular themes, such as Christian and Moral, Friendship and Funny. The album includes illustrations in some entries, a number of signatures and addresses from people living in the Daylesford and Chewton areas of Victoria and also in Melbourne.

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    Wise Sayings: An Old Autograph Album

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan55

  • I couldn't help but notice. No—really. I couldn't help but notice because it's dark outside, your blinds are wide open, and all the lights in your entire house are on. My eyes are drawn to the light—and thus to you—like a moth to a flame.

    Why Do People Leave Their Curtains Open at Night?

    Why Do People Leave Their Curtains Open at Night?

    by Kate P88

  • Have you ever wondered what would happen if a zombie outbreak happened? Will we be able to survive it or will the human race be pushed to extinction?

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    Zombie Apocalypse Survival

    by Sudhir0

  • Also known as Motel Drive, Golden State Served as the major highway between southern California and Sacramento. Now in preparation for the High Speed Rail, much of the area is being razed. These are some images of the old Highway 99

    Motel Drive, Fresno

    Motel Drive, Fresno

    by Finn Liam Cooper3

  • In my days, from 1960 and on a few years, life was evident and always present at the back of the school bus.

    Life at The Back of The Bus

    Life at The Back of The Bus

    by Kenneth Avery2

  • Read about my experience learning about social norms and cultural prescriptions concerning gendered verbal communication, and how masculine speech differs from feminine speech.

    Verbal communication along gender lines

    Verbal communication along gender lines

    by glassvisage7

  • Parental alienation is often a topic that is ignored and many stories go overlooked and quickly forgotten. As a child of parental alienation and a mother robbed of motherhood, I share my story in hopes to bring awareness to the silent crime no one wants to speak about.

    A Childhood Lost, A Motherhood Robbed: Overcoming Parental Alienation

    A Childhood Lost, A Motherhood Robbed: Overcoming Parental Alienation

    by Christina Celeste0

  • Go back in time in Pasadena, CA. For many years I worked on Route 66 and did not realize it. A brief narrative of the Mother Road experience and info found relating to the area.

    Working on Route 66 in Pasadena, CA

    Working on Route 66 in Pasadena, CA

    by Sherry Venegas11

  • Some call it the ugliest daffodil in the world, but others think it is beautiful. How did this once thought extinct native of Wales get into the Tennessee hills in the USA?

    The Ugliest Daffodil in the World: The Derwydd

    The Ugliest Daffodil in the World: The Derwydd

    by Doris James-MizBejabbers74

  • Is is weird to meet couples who are obviously not the same age? Ever find yourself considering such a relationship? In this hub I share my story of finding true love with an older man.

    Married Couples with Big Age Differences

    Married Couples with Big Age Differences

    by Willow Mattox24

  • 2018 is coming to an end and goodness gracious, what a year it’s been. I endured good times and hardship, therefore, I want to do a review to ensure I don't take nor make the same mistakes next year. If you have not taken the time to do a review, I encourage you to stop what you’re doing and do it.

    A Year (2018) in Review

    A Year (2018) in Review

    by Pam Morris6

  • This is my experience of moving into a newly constructed house. This was our first newly built home, and I expected that everything would be perfect. I found that my expectations were unrealistic. This is how I learned to not sweat the small stuff.

    Look for the Good and Be Grateful for it All

    Look for the Good and Be Grateful for it All

    by Ron Grimes6

  • Lost is the art of rushing to the mailbox for physical mail, as digital communications are the way of the world. I sometimes still long for the simple days of getting a letter from a friend, rather than a text message.

    Pen Pals: The Lost Art Of Letter Writing

    Pen Pals: The Lost Art Of Letter Writing

    by Jennifer B2

  • Aging can sometimes be difficult for anyone, but it is a harsh reality. This creative article is about my 30th birthday, with a list of the top 5 reasons why I dreaded celebrating my 30th birthday.

    5 Reasons Why I Dreaded Turning 30

    5 Reasons Why I Dreaded Turning 30

    by Cristale Adams9

  • Welcome to the Big Top! Naaah. Too pushy. Too showy. But do read this personal narrative about something that I have missed in my life.

    What's Next? (a Personal Narrative)

    What's Next? (a Personal Narrative)

    by Kenneth Avery5

  • My best friend and I have been friends for 45 years. This article is about all we have endured together through all the years of our friendship, and a celebration of our life long friendship.

    Celebrating 45 Years of Friendship

    Celebrating 45 Years of Friendship

    by Karen Hellier15

  • My husband died suddenly two months ago. It was so very cold that night and we had just gone to bed. I was snuggled safely beside him, my hand on his chest and his arm around me. Then his breathing changed. I could not wake him. I called to...

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    The Things I Learned From My Husband's Death

    by womanNshadows66

  • This article is the fourth installation of my story of finding my mother's biological family. Now that the original birth certificate has arrived, I am acting on finding the names of the two people listed as her biological parents.

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 4

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 4

    by Kasey Kolosh2

  • I am a mother of two,A writer,A critic,A speaker of inequality in our Society and Political Observer.Reading and Writing is my Passion.I cannot bear social injustice anywhere in the world.

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    A Writer is Examiner of Society

    by Nikki Khan52

  • Believe it or not, church people can be rude or clueless about church etiquette. Here are some common problems and some resolutions.

    Church Ettiquett 101

    Church Ettiquett 101

    by Lori Colbo23

  • Leaving an abusive relationship is hard, staying out of an abusive relationship takes constant work. Its nearly as difficult to overcoming a drug addiction. There are so many similarities. You want to go back but you know its bad for your health, emotionally and physically.

    Step 1: I've Had Enough, Overcoming an Abusive Relationship

    Step 1: I've Had Enough, Overcoming an Abusive Relationship

    by Kristine Wilson4

  • In an interesting manner, I received guidance that my Sadhana should be to see God in all and realize the God within. Though the Sadhana seems esoteric and fantastic, there are practical problems. How can I see God in someone I don't like or someone I detest?

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    Seeing God in everyone - A Practical approach

    by Aravind Balasubramanya30

  • This personal essay expolores how reading is a journey of self-discovery. This essay explores the impact texts such as Frankenstein, Metamorphosis, and The Thing Around Your Neck has impacted my reading experiences. It also Franz Kafka, Castano & Kidd, and Romain Rolland's perspectives on reading.

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    How Reading is a Journey of Self-Discovery

    by Simran Singh0

  • Dreams that come true. This is my experience of having a recurring nightmare that actually happened. My prophetic dream.

    My Recurring Nightmare Comes True

    My Recurring Nightmare Comes True

    by Ron Grimes8

  • Grandparents become preoccupied with the expectation of a grandchild. Too excited to wait, I began my conversation with my unborn grandson a few weeks early. Here are five promises I made to him.

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    Promises to My Unborn Grandson

    by Dora Weithers42

  • I decided to write about my journey here to hubpages. And then, of course, compile a few short poems to go along with my thoughts.

    A Compilation of Short Poems

    A Compilation of Short Poems

    by Missy Smith22

  • If you suffer from a water bottle addiction or obsession, you are not alone. Please join me as I try to beat my addiction and give you tips on overcoming your own water bottle obsession.

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    Confessions of a Water Bottle Addict

    by Jeannie InABottle22

  • "There is no greater love than that of a man who lays down his life for his friends." John 15:13. It means something different to everyone. 32 years ago I discovered what it means to me.

    How I Learned the Meaning of Friendship

    How I Learned the Meaning of Friendship

    by Leland Johnson12

  • Back in 1987 I overheard my present boss talking to the Diocese regarding him leaving his position as Supervisor of Maintenance in a Catholic High School, to taking on a position as Manager of a 32 acre cemetery is Trenton, New Jersey.

    What Is It Like To Work In A Cemetery?

    What Is It Like To Work In A Cemetery?

    by Mark Bruno3

  • As human beings, I think we're creatures of habit and we find comfort in repeating things throughout the years. We usually call this "tradition". I wanted to share with you a few of the traditions that I hold near and dear to my heart that I share with my family each year.

    Holiday Traditions With Children

    Holiday Traditions With Children

    by Lisa Auger2

  • This is a look at some of the places and memories in New York City over the years. This article is mostly from personal experience. As with New York City in general some things have changed and some things remain constant.

    Christmas Time in New York City

    Christmas Time in New York City

    by Robert Sacchi9

  • I was the top student at junior school and was expected to fly through secondary school without a hitch. But I found my all girls' private school too rigid in its discipline and I started to rebel.

    Does Too Much Discipline at School Make Pupils Rebel?

    Does Too Much Discipline at School Make Pupils Rebel?

    by Karen Evans13

  • This now funny punishment threat of being given to a rag man worked for a time. My mother saw real rag men when she was growing up. They still exist in places & help to recycle old cloth into new.

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    Ultimate Old Threat in Being Given to the Rag Man

    by Peggy Woods41

  • Diagnosed and still fighting cancer, I am dealing with the effects and emotions of my husband's illness. We all need a break and this is a story of my break to get air and think.

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    A Break From The Battleground, Walking The Dog

    by Denise McGill12

  • See your mind's eye to a new identity. Find yourself away from the rat race built of your own accord, but easy to leave and start over again. Take the steps, see were you end up, let me know.

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    How to Run Away and Never Be Found!

    by Katie Seagal0

  • Things were a little different on Halloween back in the 1950s. If you were a kid back then this may jog your memory. If you weren't then maybe you would like to see how different it was.

    A 1950's Halloween Celebration

    A 1950's Halloween Celebration

    by Ellen Gregory25

  • In the late 1960's/ early 70's we didn't celebrate Halloween with sparkly shop bought costumes, nor with pumpkins or trick or treat! So how did we liven things up at Halloween all those years ago?

    An Old Scottish Halloween

    An Old Scottish Halloween

    by Helen Murphy Howell13

  • A new pet dog means changes in how the household runs, in schedules, and in how we use our free time. A dog can bring much needed companionship, and a sense of safety. Here is an account of my first week with Darby, my Border Collie mix.

    The First Week with My New Border Collie Mix

    The First Week with My New Border Collie Mix

    by Chris Mills22

  • What is it about an attractive or intriguing woman that turns an ordinary man into a creative whirlwind? What magical process enables him to invent, to sculpt, to paint, to write or to compose a masterpiece out of thin air simply by concentrating on...

    Why Men Love a Muse

    Why Men Love a Muse

    by Winsome77

  • How can you know if the right person for you has come along? Sometimes it's instant, sometimes it takes time, but if you're looking for some input on how to know if you should marry the person you're with, here's what my friends and I have learned over the years about picking the right person.

    9 Ways to Tell If You Should Marry Someone

    9 Ways to Tell If You Should Marry Someone

    by Kierstin Gunsberg3

  • She was always angry. I didn't always understand. I thought I caused it. Now, I understand that she was raging against her 'lot in life'. She'd had dreams. It didn't matter. She was a female with traditions to uphold. She needed to be a good Catholic and a loving wife, a proper woman.

    My Mother's Anger Had Become My Own

    My Mother's Anger Had Become My Own

    by Jane Peschel1

  • When I was a kid Halloween meant trick or treating, lots of candy and good natured fun. Then the real "monsters" appeared and ruined it all.

    Halloween Used To Be Fun, Until It Wasn't

    Halloween Used To Be Fun, Until It Wasn't

    by Elizabeth Fairweather4

  • A happy-go-lucky dog and his overly-anxious-for-a-weekend-adventure owner embark on an afternoon hike that quickly becomes much more than they had anticipated. The scenery of the western Montana wilderness enhances this story of an afternoon walk which quickly becomes a struggle to stay alive.

    Hiking Up a Mountain, My Dog and I: A True Adventure

    Hiking Up a Mountain, My Dog and I: A True Adventure

    by Chris Mills31

  • Throughout my life, I've received signs from someone or something, a watching presence that is somehow aware of what happens with me and when I need help. Some will say they are mere conincidences. I chose to continue to live a mystical life and believe that "this" is not all there is; it is only one tiny part of something divine.

    Send Me a Sign!

    Send Me a Sign!

    by Sue Pratt15

  • This article is Part 2 of my story in trying to find my mother's birth parents. My mother passed away in 1999 not long after finding out she was adopted. She never learned the truth prior to her death and I'm closer than I've ever been before.

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    30 Years of Waiting for My Mom's Birth Parents - Part 2

    by Kasey Kolosh1

  • This article highlights the importance of books in our academic and social lives. With the advent of electronic books and internet the superiority of books is being challenged.

    Why Do We Need Books?

    Why Do We Need Books?

    by Fawad ul Hassan6

  • My Father passed away recently. I am sad that he is gone, but I am glad that he is out of pain. This is a story about my Dad's life and how I coped with his death.

    When You Lose Someone Close

    When You Lose Someone Close

    by Melanie Casey5

  • Reading for pleasure and writing in a journal can have a positive impact on your health and well-being. Learn more about what researchers have discovered about reading and writing.

    The Health Benefits of Reading and Writing

    The Health Benefits of Reading and Writing

    by Sadie Holloway0

  • A consideration of what it's like to live without the technology so many have come to depend on. Could we as a people survive and if we did, how would it change us? Do you think you would make it?

    What Would People Do If We No Longer Had Technology?

    What Would People Do If We No Longer Had Technology?

    by Jody Cope10

  • A broken tree on Mt. Petit Jean, golden droplets of resin could become pure amber in centuries. There's a common myth that artists, writers and people in creative professions suffer from mental illness. Specific famous artists like Van Gogh and...

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    Creativity, Isolation and Mental Illness

    by robertsloan220

  • What does a woman want in a husband? More than looks and finances, she wants to be secure in his love and devotion and she wants to laugh. That's what I think and what I tell about my husband and our relationship.

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    My Husband Makes Me Laugh

    by Denise McGill27

  • Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by holding temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

    The Importance of a Moral Compass.

    The Importance of a Moral Compass.

    by ODEWOYE FRANCIS SUNDAY0

  • These Christmas stockings still remain in honor of the 26 lost in the Sandy Hook tragedy. My son reminded me that many parents had probably already brought holiday gifts for their children. healthylife2 My desire to perform 26 random acts of...

    How Did People React to My 26 Random Acts of Kindness?

    How Did People React to My 26 Random Acts of Kindness?

    by Healthy Life32

  • Buddha said "The trouble is, you think you have time". This is true for pretty much all of us. We put things off believing that there will always be time to do them later, that it is never too late. But one day it will be. What better reason to do the things we have always wanted to do, NOW.

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    It's Never Too Late - Until It Is

    by Stephen Barnes4

  • People find love in many places--the supermarket, the clubs, dating services, etc. But I found love playing Scrabble on-line from a game called Wordfeud.

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    How to Find Love Playing Wordfeud

    by Mark Tulin2

  • How many of you have seen Animal House? That wonderful scene where Kevin Bacon is attempting to join the fraternity and is "willingly" receiving swats to prove his worth? Why do we do the same thing?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

    by Mr Archer6

  • This is the story of my experience of living with a control freak. I hope it inspires others in the same kind of abusive relationship to get out of it as fast as they can...

    Living With a Control Freak

    Living With a Control Freak

    by Cindy Lawson81

  • A eye opening vacation that I took to Cuba to visit both churches and famous historical sites in Havana.

    A Life Changing Vacation

    A Life Changing Vacation

    by Joshua Lanford2

  • According to European folklore, some wells were called Wishing Wells because it was believed that any wish spoken near them would be granted.

    How to Make a Wish in a Wishing Well

    How to Make a Wish in a Wishing Well

    by Randi Benlulu49

  • The creative side of me has been yearning to break through for a very long time. As a young girl, I kept notebook sized diaries in which I would record everything that went on in my household. And, there was plenty material to draw from since I am...

    Writing Poetry As A Hobby

    Writing Poetry As A Hobby

    by MAJohnson0608

  • Not growing up with a religious tradition left a void in my life. That void was gloriously filled with the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda. This article recounts how I came to find those teachings.

    My Spiritual Journey: Why I Am a Self-Realization Yogi

    My Spiritual Journey: Why I Am a Self-Realization Yogi

    by Linda Sue Grimes2

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