Tag Archives: Joy

Small Things

I think a happy life is created when one appreciates small things. There are not enough great big happy events to wallow in to keep us happy every day. It can’t be Christmas every day or your birthday every day. … Continue reading

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Life Under The African Sun

Last night was a very productive night. I fell asleep at some time after 10pm and woke up when Mike came to bed not long before midnight. And then I was wide awake. It was pointless tossing and turning and … Continue reading

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40 years later, it bubbled to the surface and I wept….

What I wrote yesterday, unleashed long forgotten memories which have not been pleasant to dwell on. That incident with my Mom at the swimming pool bought it all back. I thought about what should have happened. There I was standing defiantly … Continue reading

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Finding Ridiculous Joy In The Little Things

I know there is a need for world peace and for this reason I almost had to reprimand myself this morning for being so ridiculously excited over finding THREAD!  With my massive cross-stitch project growing bigger, I had run out of … Continue reading

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The Railway Tracks Of Life…

2-12pm It’s something I’ve never thought of – it came out of the book Choose Joy by Kay Warren – instead of thinking that the trials of life come in waves, Kay suggests that life and it’s problems can be … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Wake-Up Call…

2-10pm I’ve been reading Kay Warren’s book on joy. It’s called “Choose Joy” because happiness isn’t enough… A couple of things caught my attention in it. I’m blessed with an optimistic personality.  I am happy most of the time, cheerful, … Continue reading

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