When a storm is coming, all other birds seek shelter. The eagle alone avoids the storm by flying above it. So, in the storms of life may your heart be like an eagle’s and soar above.” – Author Unknown

Category Archives: Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Be happy in spite of your circumstances!

This category teaches readers  how to be happy no matter what the circumstances in your life are.  Topics include positive ways you can impact your thoughts, things you can do to improve your outlook on life, and more.  Like the other categories, its ultimate purpose is to enable readers everywhere to soar like eagles above life’s storms.

Bobbie J Rae’s vision is insightful and motivating. Her vision  brings you a successful and positive outlook on life.  These articles will inspire you to have a positive outlook on life.

Written with uplifting words of encouragement, Near a River is a photographic children’s book about two young bald eagles who are eager for their mother to teach them to fly so they may soar over the storms in their lives. Near a River encourages early childhood reading. BJ hopes that every child becomes a strong reader and soars above the storms in life.

Soar like an eagle over life’s storms!  Have a positive outlook and be happy!


loaning money

Before you consider loaning money to someone you know, read this. Have you ever considered loaning money to someone you know? Not $15 to buy some lunch, but the hundreds or thousands of dollars someone wants to borrow. If so, Read more…


investing in giving

Feeling down?  Try investing in giving to feel better! This year my husband and I are giving each other the joy of giving instead of exchanging Christmas gifts.  We are spending whatever money we would have spent on each other Read more…


frustrating

How do  you respond when life is frustrating? This week has been very frustrating for my family.  We packed for our five month winter trip with anticipation and excitement. But on our departure day, Thanksgiving Day, we were unable to Read more…


expectations

What are your expectations for your life?  What do you expect on holidays? I expect nothing so I am not disappointed.  Tomorrow on Thanksgiving I will not celebrate with loved ones.  Instead, I will travel with my husband and our Read more…


wisely

If every person were to age wisely, the world would be a much better place. Each one of us, including every child, gets older every day.  Those of us who have lived over 50 years have probably learned how to Read more…


good laugh

Read this if you want to have a good laugh! Laughter improves your immune system and your mood.  Are you ready for a good laugh?  Read on if you are! A successful rancher died and left everything to his devoted Read more…


Friendship

Friendship is a truly special gift. The dictionary defines friendship as “a state of mutual trust and support”.  I love this definition of friendship because it is what I look for in my friends. We need to select friends very Read more…


advice for life

Albert Einstein died in 1955 but his advice is still applicable today. We all know that Einstein was a genius in science.  He wrote the mass-energy formula, the world’s most famous equation.  Did you know that he was also a Read more…


influence others with kindness

Solve your problems peacefully and influence others to become your friend, not your foe! How do you solve your problems with others?  Do you become angry, or do you seek kind and peaceful solutions? Here is a story everyone needs Read more…


You never know when...

You never know when someone will repay your kindness with an even greater kindness! A poor young man was selling door to door to put himself through college.  At the end of the day, he reached into his pockets and Read more…

"Each reader's heart is like an eagle's and can soar above the storms in life..." - Near a River's Author, BJ Rae.

Written with uplifting words of encouragement, Near a River is a photographic children's book about two young bald eagles who are eager for their mother to teach them to fly so they may soar over the storms in their lives. Near a River encourages early childhood reading. BJ hopes that every child becomes a strong reader and soars above the storms in life.

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