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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 Resources: Chocolate, Podcasts & More

Happiness Resources: Chocolate Podcasts & More Today a little tour around the web to find some things to help you have a happier day my friends ~ Rev Kane Why Chocolate Really is the Secret to Happiness The pursuit of … Continue reading

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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 Resources: Being Happy with Yourself

Happiness Resources: Being Happy with Yourself Beauty is when you can appreciate yourself. When you love yourself, that’s when you’re most beautiful. ~ Zoe Kravitz The first and most important thing in being happy is to be happy and accepting … Continue reading

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To a Happy and Passionate New Year

To a Happy and Passionate New Year As if you were on fire from within.  The moon lives in the lining of your skin. ~ Pablo Neruda The last quarter of 2019 was a really fascinating time for me.  I … Continue reading

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We should all worry less

We should all worry less Life is too short to worry about anything.  You had better enjoy it because tomorrow promises nothing. ~ Eric Davis I’ve written before about how worry is the enemy of happiness.  In fact when I … 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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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Eve Memory

A New Year’s Eve Memory Memory is the diary all of us carry about with us. ~ Oscar Wilde So today a friend texted me to remind me our our New Year’s Eve celebration for the year 2000.  As you … Continue reading

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Happiness in Three Weeks

Happiness in Three Weeks If you do not change direction, you may end up where  you are heading. ~ Lao Tzu So it’s the third week of January and for most of us our New Year Resolutions have already failed.  … Continue reading

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End of the Year Happiness – 2019

End of the Year Happiness – 2019 The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination… until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life. ~ Iyanla Vanzant So I’m falling … Continue reading

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