Category Archives: Inspirational

ASH WEDNESDAY

Following the big celebration of Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday services gather believers together to: offer penitence, take the opportunity to reflect on personal transgressions and seek forgiveness. These services are held in numerous Catholic and Protestant churches … Continue reading

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

We should emphasize not Negro History, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice. —Dr. Carter … Continue reading

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“WHAT TO WRITE…” Valentine Messages

Today, we’re beginning a new series of blogs that will appear monthly. The topic? What to Write… And this month’s subject is What to Write in a Valentine. But before we get to that specifically, we wanted to introduce some … Continue reading

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Beating the Winter Blues

Whether you call it the Winter Blues or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), it simply means we’re getting mid-way into winter and those gray skies aren’t bringing out the sunniest parts of our dispositions. Well, some of us anyway. But honestly, … Continue reading

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In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Today celebrates the life and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929—April 4, 1968). This national holiday honors the civil rights leader and his non-violent movement to end racial segregation and his quest to right injustices … Continue reading

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Top 10 Resolutions and How to Keep Them!

How to Stay True to a New Year’s You… Get Fit Two words to make this work: buddy system! Having a friend share this goal can make all the difference. If you can find a diet and exercise partner at … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Traditions

It’s always special when you celebrate the Christmas season–and especially Christmas Eve–with your own mix of old and new traditions. These may vary from home to home, and culture to culture, but most have significant meanings that have survived through … Continue reading

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Jacquie Lawson Advent Calendar

If you’re looking for something new and different this year for your countdown to Christmas, we’ve found a truly wonderful Alpine Advent Calendar we think you’ll love! Stunning animations, seasonal stories or festive games are revealed daily, each one celebrating … Continue reading

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Wishing You a Care-Free Day

Is someone you know missing the warm balmy days of summer already? If so, this “Care-Free Day” postcard, our pick of the week, might be just the thing to whisk them off to a happy mini-summer “getaway.” It’s one of the many free postcards from BlueMountain.com … Continue reading

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September 21, 2012: International Day of Peace and Gratitude

September 21, 2012 is notable because two organizations have ordained it as a date to celebrate the things that give rise to the best in humanity—our mission for world peace, and our sense of gratitude for all we have. The … Continue reading

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