Posts tagged "happiness"
Loving the Mystery

Loving the Mystery

It’s mid February, and Love comes to mind, and heart!  Happy Valentine’s Day 🙂  And if you’re not big on that commercialized holiday, then I’d invite you to reflect on how Love features in your life — now, and at times past.  What would you wish for the future? In recent weeks I have had...
Happy?  Happy… Happy!!!

Happy? Happy… Happy!!!

The theme of Happiness has been popping up (like popcorn!) in the last while.  In his most basic teachings the Dalai Lama says, ” All human beings are the same. “We all want happiness and do not want suffering.”   Well yes, we might say, but what is happiness, where does it come from…We can’t buy it, but...
Separate Realities!

Separate Realities!

My women’s group meets tonight and we are discussing a short and eminently readable book called You Can Be Happy No Matter What:  Five Principles for Keeping Life in Perspective.  The author, Richard Carlson, is the fellow who brought us, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…And It’s All Small Stuff”   I highly recommend both books.  While...
"Happy New Year"? Yes!

“Happy New Year”? Yes!

We’re a week into 2014.  I like the sound of it: Twenty Fourteen.  Kind of even, balanced.  Still young, promising, but no longer a baby millennium, as in 2003, or so.  We’re into it now! The words Happy New Year still roll off my tongue in greeting.  I’ve completed my year-end practice of composing a...
Savoring -- more than just Yummy!

Savoring — more than just Yummy!

Many of us will be fortunate to have much to savor in the coming days: nourishing (or at least delectable!) food; time with family and friends; the smells of holiday greens and good things baking; the sounds of glorious music; the crackling of a fire; wintery walks and crisp air; maybe the magic of snow...