Month: July 2011

Service Is Love Made Visible

In his commencement speech to the graduating class at Northwestern University, comedian Stephen Colbert had some very interesting things to say about love and service.  “In my experience, you will truly serve only what you love, because as the prophet says, service is love made visible.  If you love friends, you will serve your friends.…

Denzel Washington On Taking Risks

Actor Denzel Washington was the commencement speaker recently at the University of Pennsylvania.  He had the following advice for the graduating class: “I’ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.  Nothing.  Nelson Mandela said, ‘There is no passion to be found in playing small – in settling for a life that’s…

Health Lessons From Those Who Are 65 And Older

According to a study recently reported by Janice Lloyd in USA Today, Americans who are 65 and older are physically and emotionally healthier than any other age group.  A number of factors contributed to this superior state of well-being.  For example, these older people smile and laugh more and they’re still learning new things.  They…