Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

20 Reasons Why It’s Good to Be Alive

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell

After celebrating my 52nd birthday a few days ago, it was clear I had a choice: I could choose to see the glass as half empty (time is moving forward and there’s nothing I can do to stop it); or I could choose to see the glass as half full (there’s still plenty of time left to enjoy life’s gifts).

I decided to drink from the half-full glass.

20 Gifts to Celebrate

Every day you have the choice to celebrate life, or not. Between paying the bills, juggling your responsibilities and recognizing the days are getting shorter, each day also provides an invitation to embrace the goodness, and the gifts, life has to offer.

Here are 20 reasons why it’s good to be alive so you can celebrate life’s gifts with a full heart – no matter how difficult things may seem at times. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #39

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Don’t judge me by my past. I don’t live there anymore.

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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, which includes 10 free Peace and Balance tools.

How to Restore Your Faith

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa

Sometimes when you are faced with difficult situations, you can lose your faith. It can feel like God is not listening or He simply doesn’t care. However, it’s important to remember that faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not yet seen.

It’s also important to realize there’s a power working on your behalf, even when you can’t see it. But when you learn to trust, despite your circumstances, you will see that your faith is still intact – you just have to hold on. You just have to make the choice to believe.

When you find yourself low on faith, here are five ways it can be restored. Continue Reading This Post »

One Minute is Enough

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon

It doesn’t take a lot of time to cherish life’s sweet moments. While these moments are fleeting, each one is packed with purpose, power and happiness when you take the time to savor everyone.

And when you do, one minute is enough.

One minute is enough to feel gratitude as you open your eyes and greet another day.

One minute is enough to enjoy the first sip of your morning coffee or tea. Continue Reading This Post »

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