Lessons Learned on the Journey

Entries in the Positive Humor category

Desperately Needed - Laughter

Recent travels have placed me in the presence of friends full of laughter. As a result, my spirit became light, my body - energized, and my heart - hope-filled. My journey became light in their…

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Worry - The Rocky Way

Recently I have had the opportunity to worry about issues related to my work and my family. Worry seems to come so naturally. Whenever I think negatively into the future, many "what ifs"…

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Let Loose and Laugh!

Laughter resonated throughout the room. Here I was in Kazakhstan at a medical conference belly laughing with doctors from all over Central Asia on "talent night." Great musical talent…

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Worry - The Rocky Way

Recently I have had the opportunity to worry about issues related to my work and my family. Worry seems to come so naturally. Whenever I think negatively into the future, many "what ifs"…

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What Kind of Happiness?

She was much too happy. The cashier at a local convenience store greeted everyone so cheerfully as she performed her duties. "Are you always this happy?" I asked approaching the cash…

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Reacting differently to circumstances

I have always enjoyed playing golf. Getting out on the fairway helps me forget the troublesome issues of life. However, I play very infrequently, leaving my skill level woefully inadequate. I often…

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Let's Laugh a Little!

At a recent dinner we were introduced to a new staff member of our church. The dinner was filled with laughter and fun, and a follow-up email from the staff member contained some self-deprecating…

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Let's Laugh a Little!

At a recent dinner we were introduced to a new staff member of our church. The dinner was filled with laughter and fun, and a follow-up email from the staff member contained some self-deprecating…

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Seeing Others Jesus' Way

A recent television commercial pictured people walking through life with signs listing prominent failures or accomplishments. A poignant picture of how we view people around us -- usually through…

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Flexibility

"Four characteristics necessary for living successfully in another culture are …

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