Category Archives: happiness

Bits and Pieces

Every so often, I become conscious of a new “theme” in my life, growing out of recurring nuances that come out of my meanderings through prayer and meditation, social media memes and conversations, nature and various issues/concerns that need processing and … Continue reading

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Make Yourself At Home

Evening Prayer “Lord, my mind is scattery today. Toxic. I don’t like it and have been trying to ‘think a better thought’ but not getting very far.” I manage to quiet my scattered brain and stay centred in the silence for … Continue reading

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Surround Yourself with What Makes You Happy

We hear it just about everywhere these days. Surround yourself with what makes you happy. Fill your life with what you love. 10 Ways to be happy. Let go of whatever doesn’t bring you joy so you have space for … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 3 – Lily

Lily. Many of you “met” Lily in last year’s series on Cuba (here). And many of you helped pray for Lily when we found out this past November that she was in hospital in critical condition. A lot of people … Continue reading

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Renovating Rooms – and Relationships

We’ve been busy around our house lately. Some days were so busy that we scarcely had time to do more than eat, hammer, paint and sleep. We’ve been up to our eyeballs in renovations since we came back from Cuba … Continue reading

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No News is Good News…Unless You Love to Blog!

Except for when we’re traveling (and even then I take notes), I think this might be the longest stretch I’ve ever gone without writing. Except for the occasional grocery list, I just haven’t been able to write. Now that the … Continue reading

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Memory Mantras – Be The Bean

Today’s Memory Mantra is: (Here’s the story behind this one!) A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her.  She did not know how she was going to … Continue reading

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