Messages From My Friend
“Messages from My Friend” is an ongoing collection of real-life experiences about "Making even one life breathe easier", by resolving the daily challenges of: Family, Relationships, Cultural Issues, Joy & Loss, and Inspirational Experiences, while searching for the “True North” of our heart.
My friend's experiences are augmented by the writings of: Shakespeare, Kipling, Emerson the Books of the Bible, "The Book of Virtues", "The Breakthrough Effect", "The Seven Seasons of the Man in the Mirror, "The Quotable Lewis", "Things That Matter", "The Book of Joy", "The Greatest Generation", "1776", "Signature in the Cell", "Let There be Light", "The Purpose Driven Life", "The Traveler's Gift", "When in Doubt, MAKE BELIEF", etc.
This website's purpose is to open minds, soften hearts, and touch souls to "Make even one life breathe easier", through the common denominator of shared experiences.
EACH blog post has an "Embedded YouTube MUSIC VIDEO" which enhances the Theme of the blog post Message
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July Recent Posts
Family - A Family’s Declaration of Kindness on July 4th – A family applied the principles of the American Declaration of Independence to their family relationships, with the following results… (Read More)
Relationships - Civility, Where Art Thou? – Our magazines regressed from “Life” to “People” to “Us” to “Self”. Road Rage morphed from a “Honking Horn” to the “Finger” to a “Gun”. Pictures changed from “Family Photos” to “Selfies”. As a Result, Civility… (Read More)
Culture - The Truth about Fort Henry, The American Flag & National Anthem – “Everyone is entitled to their opinion. But no one is entitled to Change the facts, or ignore the facts.” – Senator Moynihan. America was about to lose the War of 1812. The British had burned down The White House. The Entire British War Fleet began a relentless Bombardment of Fort Henry. Surrender would return Americans to Subjects under British Rule, again. Freedom would be lost. And the United States of America would be completely wiped off the face of the earth. The Social & Mainstream Media are completely ignorant of the Facts of Fort Henry, The American Flag & National Anthem. Here’s what happened that night… (Read More)
Joy & Loss - Being a Hero 75 & 50 Years Ago, and Today – 75 years ago, 240,000 young men died on the beaches on D-Day, to recapture Europe form the Nazi’s. 50 years ago, 500,000 young men died in the jungles of Vietnam to try to halt the spread of Communism. Today’s Hero…(Read More)
Inspiration - Words To Live By – My friend gave each of his 4 children on their graduation from High School & College a list of famous quotes from famous people to serve as the gyroscope for his children for the rest of their lives. Those quotes are… (Read More)
True North - Reflections at Time of Passing – My friend worked as a Licensed Family Counselor at a Memorial Park. One day, he met a father & mother whose daughter & fiancée died in a plane crash, just 3 days before their Wedding Day. Spontaneously, my friend began to say…(Read More)