Last month I shared a list of ten (or eleven? 😉 ) little things that sparked joy. It was a delightful post to write and I loved reading all your joyful replies. In that same spirit of taking a moment to pause, pay attention, and name the delight, here’s my mid-May version: A new Sunday morning running routine (church at 9am means time for a short, early workout … a solo run to the lake and back is perfect). Porch time. Longer days (today’s sunrise was 6:32 am and sunset is 8:33 pm – we are officially past the 14 … Continue reading A Short Joy List.
One of my intentions this year is “more joy”. This morning, I was reflecting on a handful of delightful things that had happened over the last 24 hours … and I was reminded that the simple act of paying attention and naming the delight was an easy way to bring “more joy” into my life. I started a list. At 5:40am I had six things and I decided to challenge myself to come up with (at least) four more to blog about this afternoon. Here goes: I joined the back and the two fronts on Long Love and the pattern … Continue reading Finding Joy in the Little Things.
…wow – so true! this past week, target had all the SATC seasons on sale for just $8.99 each. the entire series for $63…what a deal! (but I did have to visit two different stores to get all the seasons, … Continue reading more scatter joy.
…I finished my 3rd journal yesterday. At the end of the first one (last June), I listed things about me – what was going on my life, what I was thinking, planning, even wearing. And when the second one ended … Continue reading me (today).
…this morning’s scatter joy pick. which totally recalled Thomas Moore’s Care of the Soul. I was enchanted with this book in the early 1990’s – things were tough at work and hard at home with two young children. and something … Continue reading good for the soul.
Katie truly inspires me. For my birthday two years ago, she gave me a “scatter joy” jar. A beautiful white teapot that she personalized and filled with paper hearts, all sizes and yummy red/pink colors, on which she’d written a … Continue reading scatter joy.