Tag Archives: Joy

“Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them…the least we can do is try to be there” Annie Dillard

~ ~ ~ ~ I saw this insightful reminder…an Annie Dillard quote…. in an amazing book I’ve been reading and rereading:  “Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment” by Katrina Kenison.   Magical Journey is bursting with wonderful quotes, wisdom and insights … Continue reading

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“Vonnie….she’s our girl!” … joyful and inspirational Vonnie, our Irish – Australian girl

“Vonnie, she’s our girl!” Vonnie, delightful Vonnie! I’d like you to “meet” this inspiring person… One of our fellow travelers in Ireland a few weeks ago Vonnie… an inspiration! 89 years old…. 89 years young! as cheerful, optimistic, strong and … Continue reading

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“Let’s all sing like the birdies sing”…nurturing lightness, brightness, laughter, playfulness and joy

~ ~ We have a family of  baby chickadees in one of our birdhouses… chirping….tweeting away… safely nestled inside that birdhouse… …lively voices… tweeting sweetly away! ~ Their sweet little chirps remind me of a playful song… sung along so … Continue reading

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Just imagine….

This is an incredible video of a  joyful, young Australian man trying out for “X Factor,”  which seems like an Australian version of American Idol. The young man, Emmanuel Kelly, was born in Iraq and brought to an Iraqi orphanage, … Continue reading

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May I dance brightly…. to my own songs, along my own path

May each one of us find our own dance… and may we dance brightly… to each of our own songs from each of our own hearts along each of our own  paths making our own choices May we all dance … Continue reading

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May we dance brightly… finding our own special “dance”

~ and a short, one minute  youtube version of that window hanger… Here are several illustrations taken from “Pixie Hollow” a beautiful and magical “children’s”  book… Some other illustrations from that beautiful book… (click to enlarge)… Pixie Hollow at night…. … Continue reading

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