True happiness is found in GOD alone
Are you 'REALLY' happy?
Have you fallen to popular culture, that says happiness comes from Wealth, Honour, Power and Pleasure?
‘True’ Happiness comes through God’s presence – noticed when we display love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, trustfulness, gentleness and self-control.
Blyton and Sonia share real-life lessons to inspire and encourage their readers on their quest for happiness. Through the lens of FAITH.
What Do the Saints Say About Happiness
The key to happiness is properly ordered love. We should love God first, then others and last ourselves.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Perfect happiness is only possible for those who have a direct perception of God. There is a distinct difference between enjoyment and perfect happiness.
St. Pope John Paul II
It is Jesus you seek when you dream of happiness. He is waiting for you when nothing else you find satisfies you.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
True happiness is not found in riches, well-being, fame or power but in God alone, the source of every good and of all love.
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Prayers can work wonders. Many of us are a testament to this fact. Petitioning and intercession are probably the most popular forms of prayer. Both of these forms are good and effective. But are they the only form of effective prayer?
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Many people are of the opinion that it’s practically impossible to be really happy in a marriage. Though unfortunately, this may be true for many marriages, it actually needn’t be that way. You can hope to live a happy married life by following these few basic tips.
All of us are very familiar with making and breaking New Year resolutions. Most of the resolutions are popular, common or even repeated year after year. For a change, it’s time to make New Year resolutions that are different, desirable and noble but not entirely new either. Here are 5 resolutions for you to make, not just for this year, but for life.
Who is the biggest enemy of Christmas? The atheists? Secularists? Or those hostile to Christianity? Or other religions? New Age movement? Pro-abortionists, pro-same-sex marriage, or pro-euthanasia activists? Actually NO. The answer is….
There is so much of suffering all around us. It’s easy to be blinded to the harsh realities that others could be facing during the festive season of Christmas. Where possible, we should be generous and charitable. Not just with money, but also with our time, energy and prayers. Here are a few real ways to reach out to someone in need and make a huge difference.
Many things fade away with time. Even good memories. But by doing special family things that are dear to your heart, you can at least create memories that you hope will be remembered fondly by your family, even decades later. What better time of the year than Christmas?
Whatever question you have, the answer is out there. All you have to do is Google it. We always have questions. We are searching, all the time. So this week I thought of putting together a few good resources that might help you find answers to some of your questions.
Every parent does their best to ensure their child has a solid foundation on which he or she can build a successful life. But sometimes a few basic truths are often overlooked by many parents. In this article, I share a totally different perspective of success and how to set up your child for it.
A vast majority, including many Catholics, feel that the Church unfairly imposes its teachings on its followers, without a care or concern for the realities or practicalities of life. Is Christianity relevant to me today? Should I agree with all the teachings? Here are a few insights to help you make YOUR choice
The cost of living is on a relentless upward move but our salary or income is not. It is either reducing, stagnant or not matching rising costs. We cannot afford to sit quietly, on the contrary, we must start by taking this first step, to stay on top.
Sadly, age-related mental illness is quite prevalent these days. Many of us will have come across someone or the other suffering from dementia, depression or schizophrenia. You can take action today to increase your chances of avoiding mental health issues.
Time is scarce for everyone. Many of us feel that 24 hours is not enough to complete everything we have to do. So we prioritize the important things. But are your kids on the priority list? If your answer is Yes, think again.
A highly emotional challenge facing parents who practice a Faith is keeping their children in the Faith. Here are some tips to help you
The sexual abuse of anyone, more so innocent children is deplorable, sick and unacceptable. How does a Catholic respond to attacks on the Church following the latest reports of abuse and its systematic cover-up?
Parenting is not a full-time job. It’s a lifetime job. However old your child is, you will have one worry or the other for or about them
It may be easier for a moderately trained climber to scale Mt. Everest than for us to forgive someone who has hurt us. It is difficult but POSSIBLE. And it takes time.
A sure way to destroy your happiness is NOT to forgive someone who has caused you pain and anger
Usually, good deeds produce good results. Thanking God is a good deed, so it logically follows that it should result in benefits to the grateful person
There are hundreds of reasons to thank God. It’s so easy to take a lot of things for granted but we should use our God-given faculties to recognize the reasons
Expressing our gratitude to God can be an awesome experience if we keep it simple and speak from the heart.
Right from our childhood we are taught to say “Please, sorry and thank you” to others. But how many of us train ourselves or our family to thank God?
From times immemorial, marriage has been exclusively between 2 individuals. But this is flawed and probably the reason why more than half of marriages end in divorce. Bring in a third person to enrich your marriage and make it last forever
Don’t we all want our loved ones to feel safe and secure? This desire is very strong especially for parents of young children. There are a few habits that parents should develop and practice regularly in order to make their kids feel secure
The terrible teens. This is what parents of teenagers would probably like to refer to their teenagers as. Sometimes teens do things that parents would prefer them rather not. But do you know, at the same time there are things that parents should never say to their teenagers?
In part 1 we discovered that God is the best and perfect gift you can give to your child or loved one. Though this knowledge is necessary, it isn’t sufficient. In the second part of this series, we learn how to gift God to someone. It’s not a one-off action but a lifelong process
There is something exciting about gifts. Whatever your age, there is no denying the fact that when you receive one, a sudden surge of excitement swells up in you. But is there a gift that is better than all others in every respect?
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