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A Moment’s Bliss

True bliss comes in moments. Live them, then remember them as needed. ~ me I couldn’t find a quote on bliss today that said what I needed, so I said it myself. I found a lot about “follow your bliss,” … Continue reading

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Happiness Isn’t the Goal

“Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught … Continue reading

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Some of Life’s Treasures

“That perfect Tranquillity of Life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful Friend and a good Library.” ~From The Lucky Chance by Aphra Behn A quick thought from another woman on my hero’s list, one who … Continue reading

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Sneaky Happiness

“Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” ~ John Barrymore   Something to keep in mind on this busy day.  Be ready to grasp it as it sneaks in!    

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Happiness Reminder

“Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.” ~ William E. Gladstone A short post today. Just a reminder to be happy and be generous.  It will make … Continue reading

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Sheer Happiness

“Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.” ~ CS Lewis I am having a very very happy day today. Why? Because I’m surrounded by affection.  There’s a reason–it’s my birthday–and thanks … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day!

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ~Omar Khayyam Some days it’s easy to be happy. This has been a good day–I heard news of a new baby girl joining the world, a student who struggled in … Continue reading

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Best Day of the Year

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I felt myself needing some Emerson today, so I found this. It comes from his essay, “Works and Days,” an interesting … Continue reading

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It’s In the Moments

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” ~ Cesare Pavese This is so true, so I try hard to make sure there are lots of good ones. It  should come as no surprise to readers that yesterday was a … Continue reading

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A Path to Greatness?

“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.” ~ George Bernard Shaw I think this is very good advice. Sometimes in life we must just do what needs to be done. And sometimes … Continue reading

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