Category Archives: Learning

Happiness

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

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The adventure begins…

The adventure begins very soon! Continue reading

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Love Them Anyway

People are unrealistic, illogical and self-centered. Love them anyway. Mother Teresa I recently finished listening to the audiobook Everybody, Always by Bob Goff. I sincerely enjoyed it and can’t wait to hear his latest, Love Does when it is available … 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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The race is on…

Perseverance is not a long race, it is many short races one after the next. Walter Eliot This was last night’s practice with watercolors. I have a long way to go until it comes naturally, but I’ve come a long … 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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How can you be positive with “haters”?

Yesterday was a tough day for me.  I woke up in great spirits, went to church and was looking forward to meeting up with a friend for a walk/hike.  I opened my email and saw I had a blog comment … Continue reading

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Patience, Patience, Patience….if only saying the words could increase mine!

The life skill I’m currently working on, and failing at badly some days, is patience.  I consider myself a fairly patient person and don’t get worked up too often, but this new little puppy is testing me and mine.   … Continue reading

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Window

Here is a photo I took of an ancient Roman window still standing in Les Baux de Provence, France.  The writing on the window says “After Darkness, Light”  I found a few other window quotes to go along with it. … Continue reading

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Wise Words for Wednesday (Yes, I love alliteration!)

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. ~Marcus Aurelius When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Learning

Today’s WordPress Daily Prompt is as follows: Another school semester will soon begin. If you’re in school, are you looking forward to starting classes? If you’re out of school, what do you miss about it — or are you glad those … Continue reading

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