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I was driving through town the other day, had just picked up my preschooler and was running late to pick up my kindergartner, and I got stuck.  The light turned yellow, and then red.  As I was sitting, I watched the colors change, back to green and was waiting to begin...

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”   - Aesop

These past few weeks have been challenging – to say the least.  I feel so much of our spirit as a nation is broken, and as a person who feels so much of everything that is going on, it is overwhelming....

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

The weeks have been incredibly crazy lately.  Well, a little more crazy than normal.  Between some moving, the en...



“We don’t remember days, we remember moments.”  - Cesare Pavese


And so we sit.  The tree is still half filled with ornaments, the house is a mess.  Boxes and opened presents freckle the floor, crossing over from room to room.  The refrigerator is empty from days of c...


“Happiness is a journey, not a destination.” – Ben Sweetland


I get happiness.


At least I get what it is, and theoretically speaking, what it’s about.  I often find myself reflecting as to why, we, as humans, are so conditioned to fight happiness at every twist and tur...


"Happiness can exist only in acceptance." - George Orwell 


I went running this weekend.  It was a beautiful day, no disturbing construction or barking dogs to distract my thoughts.  And then it hit me – something was missing.  No longer was I attached to wheels.  I wa...

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