Soulful Thoughts of Rachel

This is my life. It is my one time to be me. I want to experience every good thing. ~ Maya Angelou

Appreciating this Moment

… Appreciate the present hour… Sit and hear your own breathing and look out on the universe and be content… One does not have to do something to pass the time; time can pass by itself -Lin Yutang I appreciate this moment. Everyone in the family is home and we’re about to eat dinner. It’s […]

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Beauty of Spring

“Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.” ~Bishop Heber~ We don’t have Spring in the Philippines but I love the thought of Spring. I’ve been seeing a lot of Spring photos posted on blogs lately. It’s amazing how plants and flowers appear to wake up from a long winter sleep.  Spring brings beauty […]

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Share of Sunshine

Somewhere on the great world the sun is always shining, and just so sure as you live, it will sometime shine on you. The dear God made it so. There is so much sunshine we must all have our share.~Myrtle Reed~ I came by this enlightening quote.  Sometimes we encounter tough times in life but […]

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Reach Down and Lift Up Someone

“There is no better exercise for the heart than reaching down and lifting up people.” ~JOHN ANDREW HOLMER~ It’s always rewarding to go out of your way to help someone in need.  Knowing you’ve made someone smile or helped someone in need brings a wonderful kind of joy to the heart.

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Do Something Worthwhile In Life

“The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” ~ WILLIAM JAMES ~ Doing kind things to others is very rewarding deep within. One act of kindness will always be remembered. Every kind deed always touches the heart.

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When A Friend is Down

One of my best friends is going through a tough time in her life. She knows how much I care for her and that I will always support her in her decisions in life. I hope that in time things will look more promising for her. “Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but […]

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Yohan is Now 5 Years Old

“Time is a very precious gift of God; so precious that it’s only given to us moment by moment.” ~ Amelia Barr Yesterday was Yohan’s birthday. He turned five years old. It’s really amazing how much time have passed. I feel blessed for all the wonderful years I’ve spent with him. I long to witness […]

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A Moving Message

I received this beautiful message on my cellphone this morning from a friend. It really touched my heart. Let me share it with you… A grandfather was walking through his yard when he heard his granddaughter repeating the alphabet in a tone that sounded like a prayer. He asked what she was doing. The little […]

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Carefree Moments

“We don’t stop laughing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop laughing.” – anonymous This quote makes me think of my parents. I admire how gracefully they aged through the years. Perhaps one good reason behind it is their free spirit. They enjoy many fun and carefree moments together.

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Know a Good Thing When You See It

I received a meaningful text message from my friend Natalie. I agree that life is too short and we should cherish the good times that we have. I would like to share the message with everyone. Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. Know a good thing when you see […]

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