Tag Archives: happy

Her Full and Happy Heart

Image Credit: Pan-Xiaozhen-347184 via Unsplash.com In the surgery room before her mastectomy Lindsey Bubar inspired the medical staff to join her in singing and dancing to the song, “I Want to Dance with Somebody.” She is indeed living life with … Continue reading

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Dreams

It is important to me that my books bring joy and delight to children and not merely entertain and teach them. I love when children discover lessons in my stories for themselves and feel as though they’ve just unearthed hidden treasures. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s Definition of Success

“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan (Source: Robin Ruddy) I believe that is true for … Continue reading

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An Eighteen Year Old Who Has Much To Teach To The World

http://blog.flickr.net/2013/02/14/18-year-old-prodigy-photographer/ Olivia Bee is an 18-year old with an amazing talent. She has been sought after by some of the world’s biggest brands since she was 15 for her incredible photography. While I agree that her work is stunning, it … Continue reading

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Naturally

All those who love nature Probably also love their lives For nature is full of life And happy lives are full of love. –Russ Towne

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No Need For a Key

I just saw a saying at Ute’s delightful blog at http://utesmile.wordpress.com/2013/01/13/what-is-happiness/comment-page-1/#comment-2353 that I really love: “There is no key to happiness. The door is always open.” Thank you for sharing this great quote, Ute. So much truth and wisdom in … Continue reading

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Funk Relievers

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” –Emory Austin (Source: Online Wellness Network) This sounds like good advice to me (as long as they are happy, uplifting songs). I also find that smiling, looking up, … Continue reading

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A Bright and Happy Place

Let your intentions be good – embodied in good thoughts, cheerful words, and unselfish deeds – and the world will be to you a bright and happy place in which to work and play and serve. – Grenville Kleiser Source: … Continue reading

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The Flow

I had a dark and haunting dream last night and awoke with a sad and jarring phrase running through my head over and over again. While these are certainly not the kinds of things I normally associate with Thanksgiving, I’ve … Continue reading

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Grandkids Say The Darnedest Things

A friend shared these with me and I thought you might enjoy them too: 1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she … Continue reading

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