Tag: happiness

Hydrangeas in Bloom

. With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy? ― Oscar Wilde And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time.  That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking…

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Grow A Good Mood

This week’s theme for Six Word Friday is “grow” – as in my mantra lately: Grow a good mood by choice. I’m having an above average number of grumpy days lately.  It’s for many reasons, but the worst one is “just because”.  Why am I in a bad mood?  Because.  Am I achy? Tired? Hungry?…

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Gifts On The Hours

The January Joy Dare for today called for observation of gifts before 9 am, noon, and after dark.  I’ve always enjoyed activities that call for a remembrance on the hour, whether praying a short prayer every sixty minutes to the opening the small gifts of cheering up from my sister to books that give inspirations…

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Solid And Durable Happiness

C.S. Lewis once said, Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. He was right then and he’s still right today.  One of my favorite sayings is that jobs come and go, but family is forever.  No one remembers what you did at work several months ago, several…

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