Category Archives: Happiness

Taking the Heat and saying Thank You

It is the middle of summer and the temperatures in South Texas are up to 99, 100, and sometimes more.  This is all the more noticeable to me since returning from a stay in the coolness of the mountains of … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate with Us

With thanks to Walt Whitman We celebrate. With cake and ice cream, prayers and songs, poems and dances, With eulogies, stories, and photos, We celebrate our lives, our past, and our future. We celebrate. With hummingbirds sipping from the salvia, … Continue reading

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Banded by God

In my past occupation, I worked as a scientist, and took much joy in patterns and numbers.  Other scientists work with the natural world.  And in an interesting collaboration, there is a blog on art and science coming together with … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Happiness Doubled by Wonder

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”   ~ G.K. Chesterton There is a Greek myth I recall. There was a man who met and spent a brief … Continue reading

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Prayers of Hope for William and Kate

Prince William married Catherine Middleton today.  I was struck not only by the beauty and joy of the couple, but with the beautiful and wise words from the Rt Rev. Richard Chartre, Bishop of London.  It was a joyful day, … Continue reading

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