On Monday night, Julia and I ventured out to a VBS for women. I'd heard it advertised on the radio, and we figured, why not? We really enjoyed the speakers, and I took away two major messages that I am now trying to remind myself of daily. The first is that JOY is a choice.… Continue reading Joy
UPDATE: My mom is the best, and the other day "10 Things You Need To Eat" and "The Happiness Project" appeared in my mailbox!!! I will write reviews as soon as I finish them 🙂 In the last 1 1/2 years, as I've entered the blogosphere as a writer and reader, I have stumbled on… Continue reading Top Blogging Books Roundup
This is a fundamental statement over at The Happiness Project. And I love it, so I may have even written about it before. But have you ever found yourself in a situation where you are crying, so you keep feeling sad, so you keep crying? Or, as many have put it, you eat because you're… Continue reading Act The Way You Want To Feel
I know I usually post funny things on Fridays, but today's "fun friday" is just a few things that made me smile this week, for various reasons. I splurged and ordered these file folders! Are the beautiful or what? I am going to have a new office soon, after all... Maybe I should get these… Continue reading Some smiles.
So I was reading this article from CraftStylish today, and just wanted to give it a shout out. It's encouraging to me to read other people's crafting adventures. I feel like I am just on the beginning of a long path of craftiness. I've started with some photography, sewing, and crocheting--but who knows what is… Continue reading Personality Crafting
If you've never read or seen the play Our Town by Thorton Wilder, you should. I was in this play four years ago, and last night saw a college production in which a few of my friends performed. I forgot what an endearing and encouraging message this play brings to its audience. The message is… Continue reading “Our Town” and Joy of Life