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Why I Love To Walk #zenwalk

There are various forms of exercise and walking is one of the ways you can be healthy - mind, body and soul. I love to walk. Walking is simple. A daily walk is one of the ingredients in my happy, simple life recipe. For 18 years, I've seen my elderly neighbor walk every single day. And it doesn't matter if she's walking by herself in the winter, spring, summer or fall. 

If you can make a difference in the world with one click, would you? Vote for A Liter of Light

“My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?” ~ David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas What if you can make a difference in someone's life, or better yet, to millions of people, just by voting through Face Book?   I know what you're thinking, "It's another one of those Face Book voting awards!" However, this time, your vote will help bring more light to communities around the world, especially in the poor neighborhood. (photo credit: Michael-Rex of ) We take for granted the luxuries we are blessed to have. Other families don't even have access to basic needs such as light. Illiac Diaz , a social entrepreneur, hopes to bring clean, affordable light to millions of homes in the Philippines and other under privileged areas using recycled plastic bottles. He's empowering people to create - be independent! Here's the article written by Fred Sam Lazaro as publ

What do you want to be when you grow up?

"Do you know what you want to be when you grow up?" "Who says I want to grow up?"

Praying for World Peace, Short Shorts and the Holy Rosary

What do you pray for? I was headed to church when   my son asked me what I pray for. "I say thank you for what we have and guidance for what is to come. Sometimes I add a little bit of requests such as good health, jobs, and silly things like passing a test." I said. "You mean you don't pray for world peace?" my son asked. "Not necessarily. I assume God already knows that we want world peace." I answered. "Mom, that's why there's so much violence and wars going on. You're not specifically praying for world peace,"   my son exclaimed. "Nah. I pray and thank God for His graces. World peace is a given, I don't think I need to enumerate every requests, do I? " I asked. This conversation went on back and forth, so I decided to agree to specifically pray for world peace.