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About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon

Happiness is Catching Leaves

Happiness is Catching Leaves It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them ~ Paulo Coelho It’s finally Fall, my favorite season of the year, the weather turns sunny but … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda

Happiness is Poetry: Pablo Neruda Today another one of my favorite poets, Pablo Neruda almost the polar opposite of Bukowski, Pablo Neruda immerses himself in love and beauty and of course a bit of happiness.  So today, Ode to the … Continue reading

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Happiness & Living

Happiness & Living The function of a man is to live, not to exist ~ Jack London I love this Jack London quote, I think it focuses on the most important concept to developing your own personal happiness.  We have … Continue reading

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Sex and Happiness

Sex and Happiness  We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love ~ Tom Robbins So today I decided to take a little tour around the web and see what I might come up with … Continue reading

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Always Keep Learning

Always Keep Learning Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether … Continue reading

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Simple Lessons in Happiness

Simple Lessons in Happiness Smile every chance you get. Not because life has been easy, perfect, or exactly as you had anticipated, but because you choose to be happy and grateful for all the good things you do have and … Continue reading

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Why giving makes you happy

Why giving makes you happy Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. ~ Lao Tzu We’ve talked a lot about gratitude and giving and one of my favorite posts on the subject … Continue reading

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Happiness Resources

Happiness Resources – 9/25/13 A little tour around the web tonight to bring you some resources to help you have a happier day ~ Rev Kane    9 simple steps to happiness – a nice piece from CNN on how … Continue reading

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Happiness & Human Kindness

Happiness & Human Kindness If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. ~ quote often attributed to Mother Teresa Hello my friends, once again the universe seems to be tapping me on the … Continue reading

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What makes you happy?

What makes you happy? Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention~Greg Anderson We talk a lot about the elements of overall happiness here but sometimes you just want … Continue reading

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