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.

Happiness & Laughing

Happiness & Laughing At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. – Jean Houston Everyone smiles in the same language. – Author Unknown Originally posted May, 2013 At one point while first living in … Continue reading

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Work/Life Balance, A COVID Times update

During this extraordinary period of time in education it’s incredibly important not to lose a focus on keeping work/life balance. On this blog, the Ministry of Happiness, I’ve written pretty extensively about work/life balance. We often give great lip service … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: My M&M Addiction

Happiness Moments: My M&M Addiction I feel just like a little kid who walked into a candy store.  I think that’s something to smile about. ~ Brandon Boyd So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve been wanting … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about Beauty

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite. ~ Francis Bacon Originally posted 10/11/2020 Today, as I was struggling to figure out a topic for my Sunday night post, I did what I so often do and turned … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire

Happiness is Poetry: Warsan Shire Today a relatively recent discovery for me on the poetry front, Warsan Shire is amazing.  Her poetry is at times very dark, but always passionate and powerful.  We had a brief interaction on Twitter once, … Continue reading

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Random Happiness: Happiness Quotes

Random Happiness: Happiness Quotes Tonight a few of my favorite quotes on happiness, have a read and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be … Continue reading

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What makes a person truly happy

What makes a person truly happy They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.  ~ Tom Bodett Originally posted 2018 The picture … Continue reading

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Happiness and Regrets

Happiness and Regrets Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.   ~David Grayson Originally posted March, 2015 I been thinking a lot lately about regrets, we all have them.  It … Continue reading

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Happiness and Possessions

Happiness and Possessions Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It’s your masterpiece after all.            ~ Nathan W. Morris Originally published June, 2018 So as I get ready to embark on my upcoming adventure I first have to disconnect from my … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Petra

So a new 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 me true happiness. … Continue reading

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