Category Archives: happy

No need to be sad or boring–the Bible says, “Rejoice.”

No need to be sad, dull, or boring. The Bible says to “rejoice.”

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Some things make more happy-sense . . .

People talk about common sense — basic wisdom for living well. But people also need happy-sense — the insight to live happy. Much unhappiness is self-made. Everyday decisions are determining your destiny: joy, mediocrity, or misery. To stop doing, thinking, … Continue reading

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Does AA Have Something That Churches Need?

Does AA have something that churches need? Perhaps. Why should AA have all the good participatory meetings? –Alcoholics Anonymous has proven that meetings based on open sharing and participation are powerful tools that set people free! They just celebrated their … Continue reading

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How To Surf Brainwaves To Hope, Health, & Happiness

Life is about surfing brainwaves.  Catch positive brainwaves and they will carry you to paradise-like beaches of hope, health, and happiness.  However, charging choppy brainwaves will cause you to wipe-out and deposit you among emotional riptides and maybe even men … Continue reading

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It’s Not Hard To Have Fun

I have never had a difficult time having fun.  I don’t need expensive concerts, costly sporting events, fancy restaurants, lively parties, alcohol, drugs, or other outward things to make me enjoy my life.  I just do — enjoy it.  Although … Continue reading

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Great Restaurant (But Don’t Even Know Owner’s Views On Marriage)

I discovered a great restaurant 5 days ago and I have already eaten there 4 times (even though I don’t even know the owner’s views on marriage).  If you like a meat & 2 or a veggie plate (sometimes known … Continue reading

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On The First Day Of Summer, Life’s Not A Bummer . . .

Summer time is finally here.  Today is officially the first day of summer, 2012  . . . “People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.” ~Anton Chekhov (Are you happy?) “I finally learned that within me there … Continue reading

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