Category Archives: Joy

Future’s So Bright…

A time of personal evolution began for me fourteen years ago and the catalyst was a promotion/job transfer.  Left behind was a comfortable position of eleven years and a city known well after eighteen years of living there.  Familiar surroundings … Continue reading

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Another Heart Whispers Back

At a time in history when we are communicating more rapidly than ever – via texts, tweets and email volleys, one after the next – it seems there is hardly anyone among us who couldn’t use some tips to facilitate … Continue reading

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Two Years Today

True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. … Continue reading

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A Gratitude List

I would be grateful if you’d forward to a few friends an installment of G.M.G. you find meaningful and help set a record for readership for’s second birthday on April 25, 2013. Thank you. A list of what quickly … Continue reading

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Just the Way I Am

I am been an emotional and sensitive person going back to as long as I can remember. Over time feedback from others (grown ups mostly when I was a kid) taught me to hold in my emotions. At times I felt as … Continue reading

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Joy Is Your Sorrow Unmasked

“Be brave enough to be happy” read a stranger’s post on Pinterest. The quote plays perfectly in tune with my thoughts this morning. Years ago skiing in Vail, I saw a sweatshirt inscribed with “No guts, no glory. No pain, … Continue reading

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Love Letter to a Book

When first coming into view, I knew I had to have you. You were taller than most and your slim profile caused you to stand out. Even on the surface you appeared to be different from the others. Your delicate manner only … Continue reading

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Not Just For Now, But For Always

“The man of my dreams has almost faded now. The one I have created in my mind. The sort of man each woman dreams of, in the deepest and most secret reaches of her heart. I can almost see him … Continue reading

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Living Messages

Having never done a word count on any blog I placed here, it surprised me to find the count is as high as it is. The low side is six hundred and high range is approaching eight hundred words for an average of roughly … Continue reading

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