Browsing Tag

happiness

  • be

    Why I don’t care about being happy

    it just doesn’t matter to me. being happy. i mean, there are happy moments. and i love happy moments. but, that is not what i am really after. that’s too shallow of a goal.…

    7 May 2015
  • be

    within

    i’ve got a little secret. or, it’s not so much that i have this secret that no one else has. it’s more like i have discovered something – but not for the first time.…

    2 Sep 2014
  • be

    what are you waiting for?

    i’ve got quite a few exciting things on the horizon for the next month or so. i’m so excited, i’m about to burst – and i find myself wishing the hours and days away.…

    19 Jun 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. 7 ways to be grateful.

    i came across an article in the huffington post about 7 things that thankful people do, of the 7 habits of grateful people. i thought it was really interesting and it really rang true…

    27 Nov 2013
  • be

    when what you have & where you are is enough.

    “Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu i’m not necessarily talking about material things. i’m…

    20 Jun 2013
  • be

    acceptance and yoga.

    i think i used to be someone who always seemed happy, who always was happy, because i ignored my feelings for the most part. i worked instead. i read instead. i retreated into books…

    27 Apr 2013
  • be

    the spirit of the journey

    i believe that i am a patient person in many ways. patient and accepting of others. but, when it comes to processes… not. so. much. at least not right now in life. my love…

    17 Apr 2013
  • culture

    coffee + sunshine = happiness.

    “People always think that happiness is a faraway thing,” thought Francie, “something complicated and hard to get. Yet, what little things can make it up; a place of shelter when it rains – a…

    12 Nov 2012
  • wilderness

    sunrises are the best.

    it’s early sunday morning, the apartment is quiet, and i’m ready to preach another sermon in swedish today. freaky, but amazing at the same time. feels like the whole world is still asleep. that…

    16 Sep 2012
  • life

    things that make me smile.

    there are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. ~c.s. lewis i went to work today. even though i’m still on my vacation. yep. i’ve got 3 days left of my vacation…

    9 Aug 2012
  • life

    shake it out.

    it’s monday morning and i woke feeling something. something good. almost, dare i say, close to excited. i felt like dancing! just turning on some music, spinning, twirling, & jumping about. think ally mcbeal-style.…

    11 Jun 2012