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Category Archives: Joy
29 March 2016 Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you’ve never been hurt, and live like it’s heaven on earth. Spring is busting out in every possible way here in Northern California’s central valley. … Continue reading
17 December 2015 The feeling of connection we get when we do something fun with people we love is one of our most powerful sources of happiness. ~Christine Carter This week, between scattered list-crazed afternoons and doing one thing while thinking … Continue reading
15 December 2015 Your heart is like a flower. ~Thich Nhat Hahn I woke up recently to a sky dappled with silvery, puffy clouds and sunbeams glinting in the dewdrops dangling from the tree … Continue reading
11 December 2015 Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. ~Dr. Seuss Dipping into one memory, lingering over it, has led to a whole host of other memories springing forward. I’m soaking … Continue reading
8 December 2015 Rejoicing opens us tremendously, dissolving our barriers, thereby enabling intimacy to extend to all of life. ~ Sharon Salzberg, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness In contrast to so many Christmases in the past, this year, I … Continue reading
1 December 2015 The existence of parallel truths is what gives our world its tremendous richness, and the grand scheme of things is far grander than our minds habitually imagine. ~Maria Popova, NY Times review of Dark Matter and The … Continue reading
27 November 2015 Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach, The Simple Abundance Journal of Gratitude This month, as … Continue reading