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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 is Finding New Experiences

Happiness is Finding New Experiences We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.      ~ Anais Nin Lately I’ve been traveling a bit and I love it, I love seeing new places, eating new foods and … Continue reading

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Happiness in Honesty,Simplicity & Gratitude

Happiness in Simplicity By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning. ~ Lao Tzu So lately the following … 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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Holiday Happiness: Accept, Appreciate, Believe and Love Yourself

Holiday Happiness: Accept, Appreciate, Believe and Love Yourself Don’t forget to say positive things to yourself daily! You must love yourself internally to glow externally. ~ Hannah Bronfman The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Bucket List: Floating into Altered States

Bucket List: Floating into Altered States The way we experience the world around us is a direct reflection of the world within us. ~ Gabrielle Bernstein Altered States of Consciousness In 1980, a really freaky movie came out, called Altered … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama, Happiness is Warm Heartedness

The Dalai Lama, Happiness is Warm Heartedness As always the words of his holiness bring both heat and light ~ Rev Kane The ultimate source of a happy life is warm-heartedness. This means extending to others the kind of concern … Continue reading

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Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski

Happiness is Poetry: Bukowski Today my friends as we continue our assault on any visage of potential holiday depression, a poem from my favorite author, Charles Bukowski.  An uncharacteristically upbeat piece by the master but one with a very real … Continue reading

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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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