Tag Archives: joy

Summer Joy

We’ve really been enjoying our large, main garden this summer. We eat our meals on the deck that overlooks it, so we get plenty of time to appreciate its beauty. The left side is mostly annuals and the right is … Continue reading

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On Joy and Sorrow

On Joy and Sorrow from The Prophet  by Kahlil Gibran Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that … Continue reading

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Ana from Celebrating Sunshine shared in a recent post these great gratitude quotes that I think are just wonderful. Visit her site for more upbeat posts looking at the sunny side of life! ❤ Some people grumble that roses have thorns; … Continue reading

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

Christmas can be such an emotionally loaded season. There is pressure to buy things because it’s expected of us, visit family we don’t get along with easily and do a myriad of things in a short amount of time. It … Continue reading

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