Retired teacher, 95, tells family ‘laughter is medicine for the soul’ as she ends life at Dignitas

A 95-year-old woman cheerfully toasted her family at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland before downing a glass of barbiturates during her assisted suicide. Isabel Higgins, a retired teacher from Woking, Surrey, reassured her daughter that ‘laughter is the best medicine’ as she burst into a fit of giggles 10 minutes before her death. She was … Read more

Soul of RVA: The life and legacy of Richmond’s ‘Dr. King,’ Tony Cosby

HENRICO COUNTY, Virginia (WRIC) – Tony Cosby was a beacon of hope for Central Virginia for more than three decades. The actor and playwright, who lives in Henrico, was primarily known for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. known. “He didn’t look like him, but if you close your eyes you wouldn’t know … Read more

Broadway Cast Of ‘The Lion King’ Returns With Soul-Stirring Rehearsal Of ‘Circle Of Life’ – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Broadway cast of “The Lion King” returned with a soul-stirring rehearsal. The video shows Tshidi Mayne leading the ensemble in a performance of “Circle of Life,” the show’s moving opening number. CONTINUE READING: The controversy over carriage horses is swirling after new allegations of abuse It was the cast’s first … Read more

9 Easy Mindfulness Principles To Enhance Your Life

Spread the love and make the world a better place! How can learning mindfulness principles develop a strong foundation for your meditation practice? There’s no doubt that you’ve heard of mindfulness. It’s difficult to watch the news, read a magazine, or surf the web without running across the topic of mindfulness. You’ve probably heard about … Read more

Life as Uncharted Territory | Short & Sweet Spirituality

Life as unknown territory Literary wisdom Life is new territory.It reveals its story one moment at a time.– Leo Buscaglia, American author and motivational speaker Catholic wisdom The grateful person is the one for whom life is simply a long existence in the sacred.– Joan Chittister in The Psalms Activist wisdom Failure is just another … Read more