happy with myself{?}

There is a function on our family television that offers a selection of music videos.  Because I’m technologically deprived, I will not expound on the details.  All I know is my husband and kids tune in and find musicians and groups they like.  Sometimes we all sit in the living room and take turns [sort … More happy with myself{?}

smile

My mind sometimes goes back to my childhood and teen years and recalls words spoken to me.  You know, those memorable items parents, teachers and friends said to you.  Maybe I don’t remember the exact context.  Maybe in my mind it’s now a paraphrase.  But I remember the gist. A day or so ago I … More smile

joy, despite

It’s hard to be joyful when you’re not comfortable or happy with a situation.  Even when joy is warranted, when joy is expected, there can still be a bit of sadness.  Kind of like getting a promotion out of the department you worked in long enough to make friends.  Sure, you’re happy for the wage … More joy, despite