“Joyful people live their lives finding ways to celebrate what is and not what could have been.” Jane Jayroe, Former Beauty Queen, Broadcaster, Director of Tourism There are happy, joyful people in the world, and there are grumps. Think of the word “grump” and whose picture is beside that word in YOUR dictionary. We all


Ruby Slippers


Don’t let anyone take off your ruby slippers! “Life is filled with people trying to get you down in the same hole that they’re in. (They) may try to rob you of your integrity, your passion, your reputation, your spirit, your cosmic purpose. They’re no better than the

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Friday before Valentine’s Day – Read this


Love really just means doing good things for yourself and for others as often as you can. God honors that and the love you give always, always returns in one way or another. That’s a promise. Take it to the bank. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,

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Espresso Meditations


This cute cup of coffee is from a website called I love that name and I love the smiley face on the foam heart. You gotta smile! “I’ve taken up meditation. I like to have an espresso first to make it more challenging.” Betsy Salkind I laughed

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Sadness and Joy at Christmas


Don’t be afraid to feel all of your emotions fully. Don’t judge them. Don’t feel guilty about feeling them at both ends of the spectrum. Feeling sadness paves the way and eventually allows a true outbreaking of joy! Neither is possible without the other. “Once we have fully

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Unspeakable suffering


This time of suffering will bring new levels of understanding and spiritual growth if we let it. Just know, without a doubt, that your life will be wonderful again. It’s a promise. “Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new

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Feeling good vs Doing good


Enjoy the sensations and the experiences this holiday season. Most of the gifts will be outgrown, broken or forgotten. The experiences and the good memories and the deeper meanings will last. Keep that in mind this next 15 days especially. “Too many of us define happiness as feeling good, not

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