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Intentional Joy

All of this talk of being grateful has me connecting the dots with real joy.  One common theme that comes up with that connection of gratitude to joy is the intentionality of it.   Intention (noun) in ten ʃn  1.  Aim or … Continue reading

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Divine Right

I am enjoying a nice couple of weeks of rest and relaxation with my family. We are currently at a campground right on the ocean.  Lovely scenery, great breeze, perfect weather .  All this equals what has been so far … Continue reading

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The Power of a Good List

When I first graduated college I got a part time job at a small Catholic school as a music teacher.  I immediately introduced the “Caught Being Good” list in my classroom.  I had a sign on my wall and underneath … Continue reading

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A Noteworthy Affinity for Birthday Cake

Earlier this week I was reading a magazine article and the writer described herself as having a “noteworthy affinity for birthday cake”.  I immediately felt a kindred spirit.  I love dessert, but nothing tastes better than birthday cake.  Oh sure, … Continue reading

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Itchy Fingers

I have this issue every summer.  I think it’s due to humidity.  I have a difficult time wearing jewelry, especially rings or watches that hug closely to my skin because it gives me a red, itchy rash.   With most jewelry … Continue reading

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