HAPPINESS

Give Your Mail A Makeover

I love getting things in the mail! (Except bills, those don’t count). But no one loves getting mail like missionaries. Other than saving souls, getting letters is what they live for. However, my life has a lot of the same moving pieces: work Monday through Friday, church on Sunday, laundry on Tuesday… I feel like […]

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The Rainy Days Will Come

photo credit The rainy days will come. The powerful turbulent winds will blow. And sometimes the lightening will even strike down hard. Each one prepares you for the next. Each time you come out a little stronger, a little more humble and little wiser. It makes it a lot easier not to whine about the […]

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I Get So Emotional, Baby

I have a sign that hangs on the wall in my living room that says, “All Emotions Are Beautiful”. I call it a sign for lack of a better word, but I don’t want you to get the wrong idea. It’s not like the signs that hang in restaurant bathrooms that say, “All employees must […]

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Draw Near Unto Me

Many people, including myself, have ups and downs throughout life: times when they feel especially productive and times when they feel like they aren’t making much of a difference. These low periods may come during finals week, the summertime when you don’t have much going on, a rough pregnancy, you name it! Whenever I am […]

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My Life is Like a Large Painting

photo source My life is like a large painting; there are strokes for each day. I often struggle too close to the canvas to see the big picture. Though most people would describe me as bright and cheery- it would not be an accurate depiction if my life was drawn as Coldplay song and it […]

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