Tag Archives: joy

You Bring Me Joy (Still)

Near two and a half years of daily posts now total near 900. Once in a while I skip back months or more to see what was was at the top of my thoughts then. Today I was curious about … Continue reading

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In a Thousand Ways and More

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Son on Father’s Day

ORIGINALLY Posted on June 19, 2011 Dear Nick, Vivid in memory are the emotions I experienced just after you were born. The day after you arrived I wrote in a journal about the joy I felt, the gratefulness within for … Continue reading

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Becoming the Person You Want To Be

The first thing to get clear on, is that becoming the person you want to be is not an outside search. You will not find your self-love in the affection you get from your partner, you will not find your … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Love

Flying home at the end of a business trip yesterday, I was seated across the aisle one seat back from a twenty-something mother with a tiny infant in her arms and kindergarten aged boy seated next to her. Watching them … 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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My Imperfect Seeking

Response to the post here yesterday, “Stuck In the Labyrinth“, was much stronger than usual. Thank you for reading and for your re-posts! I suppose it is a commonality we all have: too much time spent thinking about the past … Continue reading

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Great Wealth of Life

Grab  your imagination hat and put on your best fantasy shoes. Dress up in daydreams and set your mind on make-believe. Then come along with me in a delicate journey of words arranged to inspire. I wandered lonely as a … Continue reading

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Enlivened My Dream All the More

Last night a dream passed through my night where I was with another under an umbrella in the pouring rain trying to stay dry. The drops were coming down fast and hard so we tried running and seemed to just … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

Originally Posted here one year ago on December 19, 2011 Virginia was the daughter of Dr. Philip O’Hanlon, a coroner’s assistant on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.  In answer to her question “is there really a Santa Claus” her … Continue reading

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