Tag Archives: happiness

Do For Yourself What You Would Do For Others

We all know this the other way around – “treat others as you want to be treated by them”. But what if I need to even the balance the other way around? Do I listen to my thoughts as I would listen to someone … Continue reading

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Make Way, Make Way – Heaps of Books Approaching!

This is what’s coming my way soon! I’ll be a student again soon, this time as a PhD candidate! Back to university, and back to literature! – I can ‘t wait!  I’ve been offered both a full-time and a part-time place, it’s not … Continue reading

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Simplicity

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” Maya Angelou “‘What do I need?’ is simplicity’s fundamental question, […] a question few of us feel ready to address. […] Many of us have … Continue reading

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Prayer Is…

Prayer is…walking towards an open gate Prayer is…finding solace in the company of God Prayer is…hearing the good, the true, the valid Prayer is…coming home Prayer is…where I hope to spend most of my time Prayer is…a happiness Prayer is…what … Continue reading

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This Made My Heart Smile

A friend of mine surprised me today with this beautiful notebook he got on his Christmas holiday in Thailand – I love it!! He just gave it to me and said it’s for my poetry. Completely made my day :).

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Happy Leaf Sludge

I woke up today to a clear blue sky, cold air, woollen socks and a warm jumper, and I loved it. Yesterday, when I left work around 7, the sky was pitch-black already – and I loved it. Why exactly, I’m … Continue reading

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My God is Abundant

  my God is abundant/ luxurious/ giving/ no scarcity ever in her eyes   my God is generous with laughter and mercy/ space and conversation/ she recognises me   my God is wondrous/ gracious/ glorious/ I have all/ I have … Continue reading

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50 Things That Make Me Happy

just for the joy of it…here goes: ducklings thunderstorms during heat waves reading Maya Angelou poems cafés&writing my eggyolkyellow umbrella my friends – people who make the sun rise in me when I see them. Warmth and light. Recently – … Continue reading

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You May Say I’m A Dreamer (But I’m Not the Only One)

I went to a poetry reading today, on the theme of “The Romantics and Dreams”, and I left inspired, and happy. I had realised something of great significance to me: I’m not the only dreamer. (John Lennon would be pleased … Continue reading

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