Smile, though your heart is aching Smile, even though it’s breaking When there are clouds in the sky You’ll get by If you smile With your fear and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow You’ll find that life is still worthwhile If you just smile… Light up your face with gladness Hide every trace of sadness…

Let Your Hair Down

A picnic is more than eating a meal, it is a pleasurable state of mind ~DeeDee Stovel A picnic is a state of mind and can be made anywhere ~Anonymous

Something’s Fishy

When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park? ~ Ralph Marston  

Play On

Imagination is our inner-child and creativity, its playground. ~ Jaeda DeWalt For a child, everywhere is a playground; for an adult, it is the same, only the plays are different! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Transforming India

The first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru delivered the following speech to the Constituent Assembly of India in New Delhi on August 14 1947… Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially….

Fountain of Youth

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ~ Sophia Loren

The Magic of Street Food

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~ Luciano Pavarotti “We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.” ~ Epicurus

The Grand Mosque

  Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi, is the largest mosque in UAE. The holy shrine was initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to unite the cultural diversity of the Islamic world with the historical and modern values of architecture and art. His grave is located…

Glimmer of Home

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. ~ Helen Keller

In Peace

I think people often come to the synagogue, mosque, the church looking for God, and what we give them is religion. ~Gene Robinson