Posts tagged "happiness"
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...
Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and Happiness...hmmm

Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and Happiness…hmmm

In the kitchen this morning I was trying to take the plastic off a new organic yoghurt container, it didn’t come off smoothly, and I started to curse — aloud, since Mike was out for a while, off checking a neighbor’s mailbox.  And then I changed to laughter, caught by surprise and sheepishness at how...

Happiness is the Wrong Word!

My life has involved living at times with some people, and my mother (may her soul be resting peacefully), is one of them.  My Mom certainly did not qualify as a “happy” person, but she was a wonderful teacher nevertheless.  Even though I consider myself a rather positive, upbeat person, any of you who know...

Where We Want to Go — We are already there!

“The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is ‘look under foot.’ You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.” John Burroughs “If we are not totally blind, that which we are seeking is already here. This is it.” Alan Watts One essay in BECOMING is entitled...