Uplifting

The Ever Classy Nancy Reagan

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Nancy Reagan captured a quiet elegance as first lady from 1981 to 1989 and was the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the U.S. She was also the first lady during the time of her husband’s time as California governor from 1967 to 1975. She became the most iconic first lady to live at the White House. Sadly, ...

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The Power of Optimism

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You have a choice today, be miserable and make everyone who comes near you equally as miserable, or get it together the optimism way. Why should we make adjustments to live better? Optimism is defined as a “hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something.” Dictionary.com explained that it also is “the belief that good ultimately ...

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Who’s on your Spiritual Team?

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Throughout life’s challenges, celebrations, ups and downs, we have a team of helpers on the other side. Our spiritual team is comprised of our spirit guides, guardian angels and loved ones who have passed before us. They can intervene to help us when we ask and request their help. So who is on your team and how do you get ...

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6 Ways to Be Your Best Self

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shutterstock.com Many people today are frustrated and disheartened by the divide that seems to have arisen in this country and across the globe. This discord affects everything from family relationships to the workplace, leaving people frustrated and fearful that it’s going to get worse and there’s nothing they can do about it. Yet the answer to ...

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5 Surprising Roles of Guardian Angels

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The Bible tells us, “Beware that you don’t look down on any of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven, their angels are always in the presence of my Heavenly Father” (Matthew 18:10). This is one of the key passages in the Bible regarding guardian angels. We know from Scripture that ...

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You’re Not Always Meant to Be Happy

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shutterstock.com You probably can’t go to a store or hop on social media without a reminder to “stay positive”, “smile” or “create your own happiness”. And although we absolutely need those reminders with the negativity, stress and fear surrounding us daily, sometimes they may not be helpful. You see, life is full of ups and downs. ...

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4 Bible References in MLK Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

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WikiCommons “I have a dream,” declared Martin Luther King, Jr., as he addressed a crowd of several hundred thousand gathered on the Mall around the Washington Monument. On August 28, 1963, the day Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream,” speech, America was uneasy. It was a time of social unrest. In the midst of ...

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5 Tips Towards Freedom

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We can all get on board with enjoying more freedom in our lives, in our bank accounts, in our emotions and in our health! Does this sound too good to be true? Not really, but you need to take the plunge and be willing to work for it. We know, we want a magic wand to ...

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What it Takes to Get Back Up

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Shutterstock.com The rock song from the British band Chumbawamba called Tubthumper said it best: “I get knocked down, but I get up again. You are never gonna keep me down. I get knocked down, but I get up again.” Funny how lyrics can offer some gusto after you’ve fallen on your keister. How can you get ...

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Stranded Family Delighted to Be Rescued By the Hogwarts Express

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This Muggle family was miserable over becoming stranded in the Scottish Highlands – until they found out who would be rescuing them. Jon and Helen Cluett, along with their four children, had taken a little weekend vacation earlier this week when they arranged to stay at a small cottage in Lochaber. In order to get to the cottage from their ...

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