Tag: joy

Little pockets of time 

What would you do if you found yourself no longer having to work?  Or even a few days with no responsibilities?  My son lives in Houston and he had no flood damage but he teaches school and his classes were cancelled until next week. He had all this free time on his hands and was…

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My spirit animal

A couple of months after we moved into our new house I went out to get in the car. There is a window in the garage and a little hummingbird was beating himself against the window. I felt total panic. I tried to get the broom to see if I could gently help him of…

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Furry Joy

Dogs have always been a part of our life.  At one time, we actually had 8 dogs.  Definitely a little crazy since we have had Border Collies and Australian Shepherds.  If you aren’t familiar with these breeds, they always need a job to do.  Our dogs participate in dog sports to keep them busy and…

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Be a “deer”

I don’t think I would be able to go on working if I had not begun to look for little bits of joy in every day.  Taking a few minutes to pull the weeds in my garden or just take a walkabout and enjoy the birds and the plants. Each day before I head off…

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