Category: Wisdom Wednesday

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, is the Jewish Festival of Lights. It is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. It is a time for Jewish people to remember their…

15 Reasons to be Thankful on Thanksgiving – #WisdomWednesday

Thanksgiving is all about family and friends, coming together, celebrating the grateful feelings that we have in our hearts and all the blessings we have received throughout the year. It is special for everyone. You don’t have to believe in any particular religious creed to express…

Bodhi Day, The Buddha’s Day of Enlightenment

There are many pathways to enlightenment. One of these is in the celebration of Bodhi Day, December 8th, the Day of Enlightenment in the world of Buddhism. The historical Buddha was a prince named Siddhartha Gautama, who was disturbed by thoughts of sickness, old age and…

Prayer in Times of Trouble

O Lord, hear my prayer for all who are in trouble this day. Comfort those who are facing the loss of a loved on. After the wrenching grief, let their lonely hours be filled with fond memories of days gone by. Also comfort those who are…

Achieving Balance

The 2016 Election is Over, Time to Find Balance Again: A life that gets out of balance is a life without purpose and meaning. Finding balance in our lives is so important, yet so hard to do. Balance is how we do the things we have…

Stay Strong and Be Happy – #WisdomWednesday

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only of the best, to…

The Twelfth Day of Christmas – #WisdomWednesday

The Epiphany, or the Twelfth Day of Christmas, marks the official end to the festive season of Christmas. The Twelfth Night marks the visit to the baby Jesus by the Magi, Three Kings, or also known as the Wise Men. This Feast of the Three Kings…

Yule Log Traditions – #WisdomWednesday

The Yule Log began as an ancient Celtic tradition of celebrating the Winter Solstice. Yule is the name of the old Winter Solstice festivals in Scandinavia and other parts of northern Europe and Germany. The head of the family would find a tree trunk or an…

KRAMPUS, The Krazy Santa – #WisdomWednesday

Who is this pop-culture, Krazy Santa, that everyone seems to be talking about lately? Krampus is the name he is known by and he appears to be a deamon-like half goat, hairy creature, who during the Christmas season, punishes children who have been naughty. He is…

Highly Sensitive People – #WisdomWednesday

Does being around a lake give you a sense of peace? Do you recognize when someone isn’t telling the truth? Are there days when you want to get away from everybody and everything and just spend time in a darkened room? You are probably a highly…

Be Kind – #WisdomWednesday

With each day on earth, there is an opportunity for kindness. Any time you interact with another, you have the choice to be kind, or to be something other than kind. When someone is unkind, there is often a lot of pain. Being unkind is usually…