Posted on April 28, 2021 Leave a Comment
Okay, if practicing joy is how I become joyful, then how can I do more of that? I get the idea of giving joy before waiting to receive it, and that’s working pretty well for me. Giving joy to others, to the world, gives me joy as well. (Have you been trying it too?!?) I’d […]
Posted on April 21, 2021 1 Comment
It’s easy to respond with joy when something amazingly awesome happens to me. The sun is out today! The package I’ve been waiting for arrived! The bears are back! A great catch-up visit with a dearest friend! I totally rocked it with my work project today! A Sessions concert of my favorite band, right in […]
Oh, THERE’S the joy this season!
Posted on December 23, 2020 Leave a Comment
So here we come to yet another pandemic holiday season this year that may, in fact, look very different than our usual gatherings. This is getting old, right?!? How can we possibly find the joy this year? Is there any? Or is perhaps a case of mild happiness the best we can hope for? Outrageous […]
A reminder for me, today
Posted on May 6, 2020 1 Comment
All the rest are just mosquitoes buzzing around my face — annoying distractions that I mistakenly focus on. Now I remember.
How in standing down I’m stepping up
Posted on April 29, 2020 Leave a Comment
I have a few things in my life to manage, and I tend to try to be on top of them. I feel better (read: more sane) when I face things directly. My tasks, jobs, things that are necessary of my days, interests of mine, and so on. I much prefer to take the lead […]