Fear is the squelcher of hope.  It’s difficult to be hopeful when you’re fearful.  To hope is to wish for the best.  To fear is [well, I think you know what to fear is].   Because HOPE is my word for 2013, I’m reminded fear is on the other end of the pole.  Someone recently asked … More fear.factors

joy thief

I often think of happy people as being naive, almost ridiculously carefree.  And aren’t all the cool people melancholy?  Artists, musicians, deep thinkers.  They’re generally not always smiling.  They’re serious and focused.  To me, it’s almost like it’s perfectly fine to be happy as a child, but once we’re grown up, we need to lean … More joy thief