Plans help us move

Life is a series of paths, twists and turns that are sometimes expected, yet often surprise us. Expecting our life to lay out a plan for us without any effort is definitely an exercise in futility. Sitting back and expecting things to happen or life to dole out that which we desire without a plan, is the best way to set ourselves up for major disappointment. If we don’t take the time to at least plan a simple roadmap for where we want to go, then we are left to the whims… Read More

Break the power of loneliness

We all like our alone time in certain doses. It is often that quiet time that we use to rejuvenate and nourish our souls to deal with the rest of the world. However, when that alone time increases to become a major part of our lives, it truly does become a power that is difficult to handle. Being around people is part of what contributes to the fabric of our life and knowing that we are loved and cared about is what helps validate the very reason that we are here. One… Read More

A letter from Ron

Dear Bring Smiles Family, We are now three years into this amazing journey to bring smiles to as many seniors as possible. Throughout this time I have had the pleasure of enjoying your support, creativity, love, sharing and compassion for your fellow persons. You have selflessly given of your time and talent to help us reach even more seniors across the country, in hopes of ensuring that they know that they are loved and not forgotten. During this time we have enlisted schools, civic groups, employers and individuals to be a part… Read More

Don’t let comparing steal your life joy

Our lives are given to us to design it as we see fit. We have the freedom to make it anything that we want it to be, have what we want to have and fill it with that which brings us joy. It comes in all shapes and forms and the requirement for quantity in our life is different for all people. If we are living a life that is true to our soul then that is when it brings us the most joy. If we live it comparing ourselves to what… Read More

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