Finding Happiness in Today’s World

My Good Time Stories

Photo Credit: Leland Francisco via CC Flickr Photo Credit: Leland Francisco via CC Flickr

Unfortunately, it seems that thoughts and feelings of people around the world are getting worse and more negative every day. People appear to be more rushed, stressed and self absorbed in their everyday lives more than ever.

Have you ever noticed that the more people focus their lives on themselves, the more miserable they generally become? Their main goal is to FET as many things as they can. Meanwhile, the happiest and most content people are usually the individuals that GIVE to others.

Today’s short story is a tremendous illustration of how each one of us can find a secret to finding the goodness and happiness in life.

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A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said. “Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.

The Lord led the holy man to two…

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Islamic State Burns Over 8000 Rare Books As Demonstration of Faith

JONATHAN TURLEY

AQMI_Flag.svgThe_House_of_Leaves_-_Burning_4We have previously discussed the burning of rare books by Islamic State. Now, a new report says that the group has burned more than 8,000 rare books and manuscripts in Mosul. They then reportedly bombed the Mosul Public Library according to the director of the library. A new video also shows ISIS fighters smashing works of art, including a 9th Century figure.

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The Guardian continues to mislead on cause of Palestinian deaths at UN school

On July 25th we posted about the UK media’s rush to judgement after more than two dozen Palestinian civilians were reportedly killed the previous day at a UNWRA school in the Gaza city of Beit Hanoun. The Guardian was among those British publications which immediately blamed Israel hours after the incident, despite the dearth of evidence.

As we subsequentlynoted, an Israeli army inquiryinto the fighting at the UN facility found that IDF mortars did NOT play a role in the killing of Palestinians in the school courtyard. The army admitted that one errant IDF-fired shell did hit the UN-run school’s yard on the day in question, but at a time when there were evidently no people in the yard – as the following video released by the IDF appears to demonstrate.

Additionally, IDF spokesman Peter Lerner told reporters that the IDF had returned fired at Hamas targets (which…

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