The Tipping Point

Today is the start of a new month. In the The Joyous Living Journal, October 1st is titled The Tipping Point.   “The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” -Malcolm Gladwell The idea from this daily contemplation is that we…

Celebrate Life!

Many years ago, our choir had the theme song, Celebrate Life! Some of the lyrics included: “Celebrate Life! Celebrate Love!Celebrate all the things that you’ve been dreaming of,And if you try, then you will see,When you celebrate Life it’s all you want it to be.When you believe in the things you do,Then your doubts depart.Look…

EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS

The beautiful lyrics in the song, Everything I Have Is Yours, are a blueprint for living a heavenly life. Hear these words as a message of love from the Universe to you and come explore this song further with us this Wednesday night, September 24th at Center for Spiritual Living Capistrano Valley at 7:00pm. EVERYTHING…

Compassion and Connection

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.” Thomas Merton This video is the Charter for Compassion and is beautiful to see all the different  ages cultures and regions represented. It…

The Science of Happiness

Did you know you can take a class from UC Berkeley which teaches how to be happy?  “Created by UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, the course will zero in on a fundamental finding from positive psychology: that happiness is inextricably linked to having strong social connections and contributing to something bigger than yourself—the greater…