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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

Inspirational Quotes from Thich Nhat Hanh

Inspirational Quotes from Thich Nhat Hanh Tonight some quotes from one of our greatest living Zen masters ~ Rev Kane It is possible to live happily in the here and now. So many conditions of happiness are available—more than enough … Continue reading

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Happiness is Halloween

Happiness is Halloween Halloween wraps fear in innocence, As though it were a slightly sour sweet. Let terror, then, be turned into a treat… ~ Nicholas Gordon   I have always loved Halloween, I was one of those kids who … Continue reading

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Happiness, Patience & Karma

Happiness, Patience & Karma Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results. ~ Sakyong Mipham I believe in Karma!  I don’t care how you look … Continue reading

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Hello Fall! – Pumpkin Bacon Soup Recipe

Hello Fall! – Pumpkin Bacon Soup Recipe One of the most meditative times of my day is when I’m cooking.                                      ~ Gabrielle Bernstein So it’s fall, cold, crisp air even on the sunny days.  The leaves, if you are lucky … Continue reading

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Resources for Being Mindful

Resources for being Mindful Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.        ~ Thich Nhat Hanh  The holidays are a … Continue reading

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Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love

Ten poets you’ve never heard of but you’re going to love My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re better than my solitude.    ~ Warsan Shire Tonight to wrap up the last night of National Poetry month … Continue reading

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We work too much!

We work too much! Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable. ~ Sydney Harris Tonight I want to talk about work.  The overwhelming majority … Continue reading

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Happiness is Fall

Happiness is Fall Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot I love the fall, growing up in the Northeast … Continue reading

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Happiness is Taking Risks

Happiness is Taking Risks The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open         ~ Chuck Palahniuk So tonight I sat down to write a post on how important taking risks is to being happy.  As … Continue reading

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Happiness is Mardi Gras: All of My 2016 NOLA Photos

Happiness is Mardi Gras: All of My 2016 NOLA Photos Links to all of my Mardi Gras photos from this year, enjoy ~ Rev Kane Happiness is Mardi Gras: New Orleans Krewe of the Bossom Buddies Street Musicians and Bead … Continue reading

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