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Motivational Monday

BrotherWord - Motivational Monday

Start each day with a positive attitude; how you think is how you perceive life. ~ BrotherWord

How we perceive our lives is most likely the life we lead.  It is so easy to get caught up in the ailments of the world that we allow those to become our reality.  The truth of the matter is that very few things are as dire as they first appear.  Change your attitude, change your thoughts, change your words and watch how your world changes.  As a man thinketh, so is he.  The more you Think, the more you Thank©, so focus your mind on those things that provide joy and happiness, help progress your hopes and dreams, and fulfill your purpose in life.  Wake each day with a positive mindset, plan on being productive, and looking forward to the vast possibilities each day presents. If you want the most out of life, make the most out of each day.

Ask BrotherWord – What Do The Lonely Do at Christmas?

#AskBrotherWord - What Do the Lonely Do at Christmas Hi BrotherWord,

I read your Tips to Cure the Holiday Blues, but I’m still stuck.  As good as the suggestions were, I find myself still alone and very much lost.  I volunteered, I talked to friends, and I realize and accept that I need help, but now what?  At the end of the day, it is still me all alone; I don’t have family near or accessible, all my friends have families of their own, and outside of business hours, there is no one else to interact with.  When I go home, it’s just me.

Sincerely,

What do the lonely do at Christmas?

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Thankful Thursdays!

BrotherWord - Thankful Thursdays

I saw a sign recently that read, “A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart.”  How àpropos.  The more we think, the more we thank©.  The brighter our spirits become, the more the burdens dissolve and the faster our hearts and souls fill with joy.  Proverbs 23:7 reads, “For as one thinks in his heart, so is he.”  The mind is the most powerful tool God gave man and mere thoughts can change a person’s outlook on life and transform the world around them.  Today I am so THANKFUL for peace of mind and a happy heart!  To have calmness despite being in the midst of storms, to know that in every trial there is a lesson to be learned, and realize that despite any setbacks, tomorrow presents an opportunity to improve and grow, is a purposeful choice to choose happiness and gratefulness and not succumb to life’s heartaches and tragedies.  What a blissful and THANKFUL thought!  Let today start the transformation of your thoughts and life.  Life will present you with many moments of despair, but that’s just it, they are ONLY moments.  Choose to minimize the moment and maximize the potential to gain self-actualization and self-improvement.  Think about all the blessings you have, look at how far you’ve come and imagine how far you’ve yet to go, envision happiness and greatness let it be the catalyst of THANKFULNESS.  As cliché as it may be, we truly are what we think.  When you begin to think, began to thank, and watch your world morph and take a paradigm shift turning into a masterpiece of beauty, joy, and unparalleled happiness.  #Think2Thank

 We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think.  When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.     ~ Buddha

BrotherWord - Rev. Michael P. Jacques

  ~ Dedicated to the memory and legacy of Rev. Michael P. Jacques, S.S.E., a priest and pillar of a community and city, an activist and advocate for Jesus Christ and his fellow man, a father, uncle, brother, and friend, who showed love to whomever crossed his path, who smiled through life’s worst times, taught others how to not only overcome, but to reach new heights, who fought for the downtrodden and less fortunate, who cared for the elderly and indigent, and who lived a life that exemplified  Jesus’ love, grace, mercy, and mission of servitude.  He will be missed by many, but the life he led taught us all what life is truly about and how to make the most out of the lives we’ve been given.  Love you Fr. Mike
 
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful

It’s Thankful Thursday!!!  What are you thankful for today? 

Did someone buy you lunch, open a door for you, tell you how nice you look?  Being thankful comes in may forms, but sometimes we have to dig deep to find thankfulness in the toughest of situations.  It’s about having an “Attitude of Gratitude!”  Even when life has turned you upside down, caused you conflict and sadness, you have to find an inner peace… “Peace on Purpose.”

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