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Simple Gratitude and Wisdom

Simple Gratitude and Wisdom It’s Superbowl Sunday and as I post this most people are watching the game.  I’ve heard this day referred to as an unofficial American holiday.  I’m honestly not all that interested in the outcome tonight, there … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Ides of March

An Ode to the Ides of March The Ides of March are come, but not gone. ~ William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar I had an incredible English teacher in high school, his name was Francis Sullivan, Sully he was called.  He … Continue reading

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Keeping the important people close to you

Keeping the important people close to you A true friend is someone who is there for you when they would rather be anywhere else. ~ Len Wein I’m someone who has a small circle of friends.  Sure, I know lots … Continue reading

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Happiness Moments: Halloween with my nephews

Happiness Moments: Halloween with my nephews Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it. ~ Chuck Palahniuk So a new little writing experiment for the blog. I’ve … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: It’s Christmas

Holiday Happiness: It’s Christmas Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. ~ Calvin Coolidge The holidays … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. ~ Alfred North Whitehead Happy Thanksgiving!  Most of us were taught a lovely fairy-tale about the … Continue reading

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A Very Happy Sunday

A Very Happy Sunday Don’t get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity. ~ Mark Hyman For the last seven months, life has been more … Continue reading

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What makes a person truly happy

What makes a person truly happy They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.  ~ Tom Bodett Originally posted 2018 The picture … Continue reading

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Happiness is a fruit tree

Happiness is a fruit tree             A life without love is like a tree without fruit ~ Kahlil Gibran Originally published June, 2014 So tonight friends a piece about my garden, specifically my fruit trees.  … Continue reading

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Friends, joy, gratitude and transition

So friends, tonight I ask you to pause and reflect on the good things and also reach out a hand to those who may be struggling a bit. This time of year the world is especially hard for some folks, so reach out and give a little extra warmth and both give and have, a happy day ~ Rev Kane Continue reading

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