Tag Archives: Michael Ryan

Pets and happiness

Animals are such agreeable friends. They ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. George Elliot Humans have valued animal companionship since the beginning of time. Animals are valued in different cultures. In India, cows are considered sacred. In Ancient Egypt, … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Kindness Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Be an extraordinary person!

What does it take to be an extraordinary person? I believe anyone and everyone can be extraordinary in their own special way. It is a power that comes from within yourself that gives you the empowerment to be an extraordinary, … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, New Beginnings, New Years Resolutions Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Happiness is?

“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” – Eleanor Roosevelt   What is happiness? What makes people happy? Is it possible to be happy, even when life is stressing you out? Several organizations have published “happiness reports” that … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Hope, Kindness, New Beginnings Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How can you change the world?

In many ways I find myself in the same situation as Michael Ryan. I am trying to change the world, though I do not have our maker or an incredibly powerful dog helping me along the way. So where do … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, New Beginnings, New Years Resolutions, Uncategorized Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Exclusive excerpt from “Revelation: The Return of Mr. Breeze”

“Can I ask you something, Michael?” “Sure, Missy, you can ask me anything you want.” “OK, what was it like to never believe in anything and to never have faith?” I thought for a moment before I answered her. I … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

What is Hope?

Hope /hōp/ Noun: A feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. Verb: Want something to happen or to be the case: “he’s hoping for compensation”; “I hope that the kids are OK”. Psychologists argue about when … Continue reading

Posted in Hope, New Beginnings Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mr. Breeze: First Book Excerpt!

What if you had an opportunity to take the journey of a lifetime and have many of life’s questions answered for you? This is the opportunity that Michael Ryan is presented with in “Mr. Breeze.” Michael, a photojournalist, chases Zackary … Continue reading

Posted in Book Excerpts Tagged , , , , , ,