Lily

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My Brother's Keeper

After years of prison and addiction, my brother went silent. So I visited his rehab.<p><b>I’ve seen my younger</b> brother Zach in person a handful of times in the past eight years. He’s spent a little over two of those years incarcerated — not counting time in county jail awaiting trial or the times he …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

Happiness

Ravi Zacharias - The Mystery of Evil and the Miracle of Life

Mom Who Lost Her Stillborn Baby Shares a Heartbreaking Plea to Parents to Keep Everything in Perspective

"When you have your dark moments with your baby...find the tiniest bit of strength within you to keep going, and say a prayer of gratitude."<p>Early last month, Natalie Morgan was excitedly counting down the days until she would welcome her daughter into the world. But when she woke up the morning of …

How to Forgive Yourself

Why is it that we are so much harder on ourselves than we are of others? We all make mistakes, regret our actions and wish for leniency from others. Yet, when it comes down to forgiving ourselves it's one of the hardest things to do.<p>I'm not saying that forgiving others is easy either. When I was …

Positive Thinking

Why Compassion Is Necessary for Your Own Happiness

Momentary burst of happiness can arise from external experiences like a delicious meal, the purchase of a brand new car, or the fervent interest of a …

Spirituality

A Couple Did A Stunning Photo Shoot With Their Baby After Learning She Had An Inoperable Brain Tumor

Abigail Jones was born with brain cancer and Down syndrome, and doctors say her life will be short.<p>H/T: ABC News

10 Things You Should Do If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

I seem to be getting more and more calls from people just diagnosed with cancer who simply don't know where to start and what to do. These people come from all walks of life and many are smart, highly successful individuals. But facing a cancer diagnosis is not like anything they have faced before. …

He Became an Atheist Who Lost All Faith in God. Then, This Absolutely Shook Him to His Core.

When he was in college, Willie Morris suddenly found himself spiritually adrift and disconnected from the Catholic faith that he was raised with. Suddenly an atheist, Morris no longer appealed to God — until he eventually encountered something that profoundly changed him.<p>Ironically, Morris, the …

How To Handle A Stubborn Aging Parent

Is your aging parent really difficult? Is this driving you crazy when your parent refuses all your helpful suggestions? If so, you’re not alone!<p>Being in the consulting business about aging and working with families is like being the Complaint Department for those who have aging loved ones. …

The Pundits Have It All Wrong. Ted Cruz Is a Real Threat For the Nomination.

Ted Cruz gets no respect. At least no respect in keeping with the impressiveness of the campaign he’s built and his increasing odds of winning the Republican nomination.<p>The press and the political class are beginning to catch on to Cruz’s strength, and there has been more talk of a prospective …

It's not just Texas: abortion clinics are rapidly closing in liberal states, too

As high-profile battles rage in conservative states, clinics are closing just as fast in traditionally abortion-friendly states – without many people noticing<p>The only women who have abortions at the Philadelphia Women’s Center are those with the stamina for an obstacle course.<p>The state bans …

Affordable Care Act

Anonymous 'at war' with Isis, hacktivist group confirms

#OpIsis, born in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo murders, stepped up following Paris attacks<p>The online collective Anonymous “is at war” with the Islamic State following the attacks in Paris, in a continuation of its “#OpISIS” campaign.<p>One major Anonymous twitter account, @GroupAnon, announced …

Paris Attacks