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Happiness is accepting life as it comes

Happiness is accepting life as it comes Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. ~ William James So today I’m sitting here waiting for the plumber to come, that is almost … Continue reading

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Happiness & Judgment

Happiness & Judgment “People do pretty strange things when they get judged all the time”  ~ David Duchovny on Californication It’s funny the places where inspiration comes from, I was sitting on my couch preparing to write tonight’s piece and … Continue reading

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Happiness & Acceptance

Happiness & Acceptance Happiness can only exist in acceptance ~ George Orwell “Acceptance is a beautiful thing, but it’s also something that I’ve struggled to master. Acceptance, the opposite of resistance, is simply allowing things to be as they are, … Continue reading

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Why Have You Never Been Married?

Why Have You Never Been Married? So this question is one I get frequently.  It usually starts with the standard question, are you married? You see in America, the script we’re supposed to follow says that as an adult you’re … Continue reading

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Happiness, Wedding and Love

Happiness, Wedding and Love No relationship is all sunshine, but two people can share an umbrella and survive the storm ~ Unknown So this weekend I had the honor of officiating the wedding of the two fine people pictured above. … Continue reading

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Hello 2017 – Here’s to Happiness in the New Year

Hello 2017 – Here’s to Happiness & Joy in the New Year Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. ~ … Continue reading

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Are You Happy?

Are You Happy? “You have one job, to lead an extraordinary life.”  I’ve seen this quote attributed to a number of people, I’ve also seen it in several different forms so I’m not quite sure who to appropriately attribute it … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Acceptance is the Way My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations ~ Michael J Fox Tonight an excerpt from my soon to be published book, Appalachian Trail Happiness. … Continue reading

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We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy

We’re All Screwed Up, but We Can Be Happy Redemption is not perfection. The redeemed must realize their imperfections. ~ John Piper Tonight’s post is about two things redemption and acceptance.  Perhaps however from a perspective from which you’re not … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: My Favorite Posts So Far

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: My Favorite Posts So Far So tonight a post of posts if you will, below you will find some of my favorite posts I’ve done surrounding my time on the Appalachian Trail so far this year, … Continue reading

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