If you are ever feeling down, just stop what you're doing and help someone in need. Even if it's the littlest thing, like picking up a plastic bottle and putting it in the recycle bin, I promise you that you'll feel powerful, like you made a difference to the world.
Many times I have wished I had taken a picture of a building or an old house that is no longer there, especially old homes where I grew up. I look at this old house, that is still standing today, and wonder about the families that once lived there. I can just imagine them sitting around the fireplace or cooking on the old wood stove and enjoying a simple life, no TV, computer, phone, or the other luxuries we have today that make life so busy.
My drawers were always overflowing with clothing until I undertook to reorganize them via the KonMari method. There I learned how useful it really is to fold clothes in that singular way, and not much more effort!
During our church service one Sunday, a parishioner was speaking about an emotionally charged topic and had trouble controlling her tears. Finishing her remarks, she told the congregation, "I apologize for crying so much. I'm usually not such a big boob."
Father Markus rose to close the session and remarked, "That's quite okay. We all like big boobs."
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