Category Archives: happiness

Happiness

Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. – John Harrigan Continue reading

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The Lost Has Been Found!!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. Gilbert K. Chesterton Friday was a red letter day in our happy household! Mara’s bag had been lost since she arrived on the 17th, but finally on … Continue reading

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Alone is not the worst thing to be

I think this quote from Robin Williams is so accurate. I truly used to think that being alone was the worst thing that could happen to me. I’m an introvert, so huge crowds drain me, but I do crave connections. … Continue reading

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Love Me, Love My Music (or at least my LOVE of music)

Here is a hint how to touch my heart. โค Continue reading

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Thank God for the Givers!

There are two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. Marlo Thomas The world is made up of givers and takers. At some time we have all given … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid To Be Silly

Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. Horace My nephew Noah joined me for a Canvas 2 Paint class yesterday. We had a fabulous time creating our ‘Hipster Gnomes”. … Continue reading

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What a Day!!

This morning I woke up much earlier than I normally do on Saturday.  No sleeping in when you have a mountain to climb! Well, maybe not quite a mountain, but a very significant hill out here in the beautiful Black … Continue reading

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To find happiness, help others

In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become … Continue reading

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Be Happy….even when you don’t feel like it ๐Ÿ˜„

2020 will go down in history (mine at least) as the year I lost more than I thought I could without crumbling.  The fun things in life were over for the foreseeable future due to Coronavirus.  No more movie dates, … Continue reading

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Life Lessons I learned from Hoarders

With the downsized cable package I have, I am revisiting one of my old guilty pleasures thanks to my Amazon Prime subscription. ย I am at the same time repulsed and fascinated by this show. I can already hear the question … Continue reading

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I Believe in Angels!

The doodle above is one that I wrote in a little journal I use to jot down prayers, intentions, whatever I might be thinking about or longing for. Last Tuesday evening, I was reflecting on how fortunate I am. I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

Here’s my very last-minute entry for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy Joy is not in things; it is in us. ~ Richard Wagner These are but a few of the photos that express joy to me. I find … Continue reading

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