Tagged with joy

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

Living through the past decade and looking at the world today, it’s difficult to have a positive worldview sometimes.  9/11, a slew of catastrophic natural disasters, numerous wars, doomsday hysteria, the recession…  In times like these, it’s harder to believe that the world, and the people in it, are basically good.  In the end, it is and they are. But, … Continue reading

Kid Wisdom

Kid Wisdom

“We should abolish the word ‘childish’ as it is associated with irresponsibility and irrational thinking…Who’s to say that certain types of irrational thinking aren’t exactly what the world needs?  Maybe you have had grand plans before, but stopped yourself thinking, “Uh, that’s impossible.”  Or, “That costs too much.”  Or, “That won’t benefit me.”  For better … Continue reading

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Fifty Things I Love 1.      Swings/swing sets; 2.     The Black’s Beach trail (pictured); 3.     Children’s novels; 4.     My sister Nina’s selflessness; 5.     Dancer’s pose; 6.     My Mom’s heart, her laugh, her smile; 7.     Reading; 8.     A bath, book, and … Continue reading