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In summertime I love to meditate

How sweet to sit among these luscious trees Protected from the sun’s too powerful heat To hear the distant humming of the bees And for our loving eyes to swiftly meet. In summertime I love to meditate to count the … Continue reading

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Happiness now and then

http://www.resurgence.org/magazine/article3525-happy-beings.htmlic This is a very interesting article and it has made me interested in keeping a diary although most of it will not be public. Happiness has been the bete noir of recent years along with self esteem but how … Continue reading

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Resurgence • Article – Happy Beings

Resurgence • Article – Happy Beings. This is a very interesting review of two books,one old  one new.

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Words rise up like geese at dawn

York Minster,home of sacred song and word WORDS RISE UP After writing about maps I began to write about words.Words are very powerful in any kind of society but more so in a highly literate one.Words can be sacred or … Continue reading

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Happiness by the book?

Why are there so many books on happiness and yet less actual happiness?I like this piece  by Amy Bloom in the  NYT.I find reading reviews makes me happy.Men make me happy of they are humorous.Women do because they converse well.And peace … Continue reading

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Arms around each other

Some evenings,the sky turned pink We were happy,lying in the grass Watching the sun set. Arms around each other. Seemed like eternal life had come Earlier than forecast. Those weathermen are always wrong! They need new training In that timeless … Continue reading

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‘How To Be Happy Though Human,

  “f we want to know what happiness is we must seek it, not as if it were a part of gold at the end of the rainbow, but among human beings who are living richly and fully the good … Continue reading

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Birds can see God

What a marvelous day yesterday was. for us here in London. The sunlight was powerful; the sky blue and on the trees and shrubs I could almost see buds opening. By the lake a huge flock of pigeons rose from … Continue reading

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