Daniella Whyte

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Nothing Exciting Happens on Most Days: A Message on Happiness and Meaning (Soul. Musings. 03/26/17)

People have long debated the question of what is happiness? We often use the term “happiness” as a catch-all to describe a range of emotions from excitement to contentment and every positive feeling in between.

Over the last several years, scientists and researchers have done solid work to help us understand what happiness is and how we can cultivate it in our lives. As it turns out, happiness has nothing to do with how much money you have in your bank account or how many clothes you have in your closet. Read more…

3 Further Signs You’re Doing Just Fine (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 141)

3 Further Signs You’re Doing Just Fine

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your level of living is not really important in the grand scheme of things. At the end of the day, no one will really care what kind of house you lived in, what model your car was, where you bought your clothes, or how much money you made. All these things are nice but they don’t add much to the sum. How well you did in life will be determined more by what you did with your life that in turn made the world a better place for other people in it. Read more…

Prayer: Thankful In Everything

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The Gold In the Box

The Gold In the Box

The story was once told of a beggar who had been sitting on the side of a road for many years. One day, a passerby walked up to him and the beggar shook a cup calling, “Spare me some change.”

“I don’t have anything to give you,” the man replied. Feeling dejected by the answer, the beggar turned away mumbling something to himself.

The passerby was getting ready to walk away when he turned back around and asked, “By the way, what is that you’re sitting on? Read more…

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