Gratitude

Apache Blessing

“May the sun bring you new energy by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it’s beauty all the days of your life.”

Eulogy for My Father

This eulogy for George B Watt was written and delivered by his youngest son, Doug at his funeral on October 10, 2013 in Simcoe, Ontario. Childhood George  Watt was born on July 27th, 1925 in Crossett, Arkansas.  His father, James Watt, was a construction engineer by trade, and his mother, Maude, born Eva Maude Moser…

Staying out of the Basement

Are you conscious of your busy mind?  Do you occasionally find yourself angry or depressed, just by the random thought generation at work in your head, even when nothing has happened in the present to trigger this response? In my post “The Top Ten Tips for Living a Happy Life”, one of the key concepts was…

The Miracle of a Rainbow

On Saturday evening, I witnessed a miracle, eye candy that was heaven-sent.  We first spotted the colours in the sky at about 7:30pm after a very special evening.  It was a sign, an omen for a wonderful future.  I felt it. Merriam-Webster had a more scientific explanation for the phenomenon.  It was “an arc.. that…

Ten Tips for Living a “Happy” Life

What is “happy” and is it really attainable? In this age of fast-paced, information overload, what do we really want from life? I believe we want what people have always wanted. We want to be happy. We want to love and contribute to others. We want to be loved. We want to think we’re making…