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Oh happiness…

From Wikipedia: Drawing of Vicki Baum by Emil Stumpp, 1930 “There are short cuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.” Vicki Baum Hedwig (Vicki) Baum (Jan. 1888 – Aug. 1960) was an Austrian writer known for her 1929 … Continue reading

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On kindness…

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”  Mark Twain. Mark Twain (1867) Wikipedia photo Mark Twain (1835-1910) born Samuel Langhorne Clemens was an American writer and humorist raised in Missouri. Among his works … Continue reading

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The Happiness Habit

“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.” – Helen Keller Helen Keller (1880 –1968) was an American author/lecturer. The story of how Keller’s teacher, … Continue reading

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And so this is Christmas….

Merry Christmas! Have a peaceful one…. One of many Winnipeg winter wonders…and definitely not a Grinch….   “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a … Continue reading

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Be happy….

Portrait by J.H. Thompson at the Brontë Parsonage Museum “I would always rather be happy than dignified.” – Charlotte Brontë in ‘Jane Eyre’ Charlotte Brontë – (1816-1855) was a British novelist, born in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, the eldest out of the three famous … Continue reading

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The Little Way…

“I understood that every flower created by Him is beautiful, that the brilliance of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not lessen the perfume of the violet or the sweet simplicity of the daisy. I understood that … Continue reading

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Only with the heart…

(Wikipedia Photo) “Good-bye,” said the fox. “Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.” “Anything essential is invisible to the eyes,” the little prince repeated, in order … Continue reading

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