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: The Power of Positive Thinking!

Always think positively!

Positive thinking improves quality of life.  These articles inspire readers to think positively  and give them guidance about how to think positively. The purpose of this category is to enable all readers  to think positive thoughts and 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 help you improve your thoughts and be a more positive person.

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!


game of life

You can play the game of life successfully! The best players of the game of life are on the bench, the piano bench, that is.  Why? When you play piano, you realize that life and playing piano have much in Read more…


Be a Great Person!

Great people have one common denominator:  they help others, even people they do not know. Why should we help people we do not know?  Too many people think, “If I help a stranger, what might happen to me?  But truly Read more…


Dear Jesus

For your Christmas wishes to be granted, write a letter to Jesus not Santa! Dear Jesus,  I’m writing this letter to you. You’re the one who makes Christmas wishes come true. As our savior I know that this is something Read more…


food

Some food for thought, how life is like a holiday meal… After thanksgiving while riding back to the North Country, I had much time to think.  I thought about many things, but my primary thought was how life is like Read more…


Everything in life has a purpose.

We all need to trust that everything that happens in our lives has a purpose! Two angels stopped to spend the night in the home of a wealthy family. The family was rude and refused to let the angels stay Read more…


life's lessons

Lessons we all can learn. Have you ever had a life changing medical issue?  One of my friends had one very recently. Teneal had a heart issue recently.  Having chest pain and struggling to breathe, her father took her to Read more…


life journey

Here is the story of your life journey. Life is like a journey on a train with its stations, with changes of routes, and accidents. At birth, we boarded the train and met our parents.  We believed they would always 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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