happiness lists are a way of practicing gratitude on Wednesday mornings, reflecting on the past week’s joyous moments. these posts are offered as an encouragement to notice and celebrate the precious little moments of your own life and maybe to even attribute them as a supernatural gift… Continue reading
Over the last few weeks, the front porch has been the place to be. Vines and bushes and trees are bursting out all over with life and bright, happy, new, green leaves. (and lots and lots and lots of pollen…)
2. I got a new book.
One of my favorite, favorite writers, Lauren Winner, just published a new book, and though I’ve been carrying it around since last week, I haven’t gotten a chance to gobble it up. (Hopes pinned on this weekend…)
3. God used my sermon.
More and more, I’m falling in love with sermon-writing. It’s hard to get into a groove, especially when I preach once every two months or so, but last Sunday’s effort was a joy to contemplate, write, and deliver, it spoke to my heart, and it spoke to the hearts of many who heard and read it. I’m so grateful to get to be a vessel sometimes!
1. yoga & early-rising… Continue reading
Considering the significance of Fridays in the cyclical pattern of a week, I decided to move my happiness list feature to hump day. Continue reading
1. Newly recovered vintage chair cushions; took 4 hours, cost $6. Feeling of accomplishment? Priceless. Continue reading