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Desolate and not grand but what brings contentment also makes me happy. What is happiness? I have found my answer in life’s simple things. Many folks think of striving and achievements. This often brings moments of happiness. Often, I have discovered that real happiness is such an intense emotion that it cannot possibly last…… Continue reading Are you Happy? What is Happiness to You?
I was working out a problem with my phone’s refusal to send a text message when I must have touched my laptop computer and on the open pictures link as I scrolled through this one brought such a burst of joy, I thought of all the folk out in the wider world and simply say.…… Continue reading Sometimes Life Brings Gentle Surprises
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Scrolling through my old posts, I stumbled upon this old jewel. I thought it’d be fun to ask you guys the following questions this year! As of now… 1. What is the best/worst advice you’ve received and why?2. What is something(s) you’d like to tell a newbie at life that you wish you knew? I…… Continue reading What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?
‘Whatever you do, always give 100%. Unless you’re donating blood”. Bill Murray Thank you. Namaste 🙏🙏🙏 Philosophy Through Photography Photo credits-by Lina Kivaka from Pexels
Six thirty in the morning. I’m hobbling as I try to walk my dog. A month ago, I had fallen in the ice storm and injured my ankle and I’m still hurting. Last summer, I was able to walk ten miles a day. Today, I can barely handle one. I feel stupid and horrible and…… Continue reading The Odd Goose
I will always be grateful to The Author Learning Centre based in the U.S.A. and a young man who only knew me through my book Beyond the Ashes. I had been given a subscription to this writer’s centre which was more about marketing than what I was really seeking. This young man…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 8: Becoming a Blogger
When I look back at my blogging journey and particularly my statistics page, I cant help but wonder what was I thinking? I remember feeling so unsatisfied, always striving for more which can be a good thing. But I was never happy with the amount of comments, likes and follows I received. My audience was…… Continue reading You are the Success You Seek- In What Ways are you Already Successful?
We can talk about the positive effects of selfless actions for hours and today I will point out some of those which I have experienced in my life. However, looking at the world around us can give us a good estimation what can greed do to a society. 1. Service gives us perspective It happens…… Continue reading Service to Others is Indeed Service to Ourselves
For those dealing with the effects of this crazy weather, I hope you are staying safe and warm. Warm Wishes, Fairen
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I woke up on the wrong side of the world this morning. Just nothing felt right. Nothing seemed to be going right. I just wanted to shrink away from the world and hide my head under my covers and be left alone. Yup. I was a grump. A royal grump. But hiding under the covers…… Continue reading Baptizing the Royal Grump
I recently had a conversation with a much older friend, about what truly define us, what we would be remembered by; it’s not by our zip code, nor socioeconomic status, etc, but the impact we’ve made on others. This made me think at the present moment in time. I am not perfect nor has been…… Continue reading Who will Remember me? Who will say Kind Words About me?
Happy Monday! If you wish to travel far and light. Take off all your envies, jealousy, un-forgiveness, selfishness, and fears. ~Glenn Clark Give yourself the gift of traveling light. What thing will you strive to lose this year? We would love to write more content that you want to read! Please click her to take…… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Give Yourself the Gift of Traveling Light
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What I have come to see and realize is the everlasting effect of what those sacred moments can mean to me. That even within the ever-tightening, exhausting pains and frustrations, I can still be granted a moment of absolution, a reprieve, a strengthening.