Author Archives: Michael Kane

About Michael Kane

Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His books on hiking and poetry are available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon.

Sometimes Happiness is hard…

Sometimes Happiness is hard… You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Originally published is 2018 This is not … Continue reading

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Happiness is Acceptance, Patience and Persistence

Happiness is Acceptance, Patience and Persistence If there is no struggle, there  is no progress ~ Frederick Douglas There is a specific reason for the quote I used tonight, I’m struggling with happiness.  I know, the guy who writes the … Continue reading

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Happiness and Values

Happiness and Values Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power ~ Lao Tzu Originally posted in August, 2017 So today my friends I’m on the horns of a dilemma, you see a potential opportunity has come my way … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Mardi Gras 2016

Miscellaneous Mardi Gras 2016 Another batch of my photos from NOLA – Mardi Gras 2016, enjoy and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane Other Posts You Might Enjoy! Mardi Gras 2016: Street Musicians & Bead Tosses NOLA: … Continue reading

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Happiness and Pain

Happiness and Pain Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Children Playing

Happiness Moments: Children Playing So a little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting to find a way to do some free writing as practice. And I’ve been wanting to capture the moments in my life that have brought … Continue reading

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Happiness is Keeping to your Values

Happiness is Keeping to your Values We don’t know where we’ll end up, but making moments matter – taking a step back to see something from a different vantage point and investing in your core values – can lead to … Continue reading

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Happiness & Standing Up for Yourself

Happiness & Standing Up for Yourself           We all know the concept, the old biblical saying, Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the other also; and whoever takes away your coat, do not withhold your … Continue reading

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Random Happiness: Happy Facts

Random Happiness: Happy Facts I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.  ~ Kahlil Gibran Tonight a collection of links to random happy facts, things like … Continue reading

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Helen Keller, Happiness & Optimism

Helen Keller, Happiness  & Optimism You learn about Helen Keller in elementary school, you see the Miracle Worker at some point and you’re impressed.   However, I never knew or retained much about what this amazing woman accomplished as an author … Continue reading

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