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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 and Being Grateful

Happiness and Being Grateful Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys.  If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.  ~ … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Happiness Quotes

Thoughtful Happiness Quotes Tonight a set of quotes to get you thinking, have a happy day my friends         ~ Rev Kane Other Posts You Might Enjoy! Quotes about Inspiration & Happiness Quotes about Happiness, Gratitude & Kindness Revisiting Some of … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

My Bucket List The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.                  ~ Oprah Winfrey I remember writing my first bucket list, it was almost thirty years ago.  I only put on twenty items, my … Continue reading

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Happiness & gratitude for the small things

Happiness & gratitude for the small things When I started counting my blessings my whole life turned around ~ Willie Nelson Sometimes we make things harder than we have to, we look for complicated ways to get the things we … Continue reading

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Don’t Lie to Yourself

Don’t Lie to Yourself I fell into a conversation the other day, a very interesting conversation.  It was about the internal dialogue we all have with ourselves.  You know, the conversation inside our heads that we are constantly having with … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Wolfgang Carstens

Happiness is Poetry: Wolfgang Carstens Tonight a poet recommended to me by Adrian Manning, his name is Wolfgang Carstens.  Wolfgang is a seriously interesting guy, his words are angular, sharp, they seem revel in the terror of honesty, good stuff.  … Continue reading

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Happy Alive Day!!!

Happy Alive Day!!! Hello friends, recently I was made aware that a friend was celebrating the 30th anniversary of her Alive Day. What she was celebrating was 30 years from a failed suicide attempt. This really hit me, I have … 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 is Making Connections and Having an Impact

Happiness is Making Connections and Having an Impact Where there is no human connection, there is no compassion. Without compassion, then community, commitment, loving-kindness, human understanding and peace all shrivel. Individuals become isolated, the isolated turn cruel and the tragic … Continue reading

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This is really hard, I’m Really Happy

Hello friends a quick note Day 4 at Neels Gap really amazing trip so far.

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