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The Return of Happiness

Some of you may be familiar with a flower called Lily of the Valley. It is a woodland plant which thrives in dappled shade. With its delicate, bell shaped flowers and sweet scent, Lily of the Valley is a welcome sight in the northern hemisphere, heralding the time when spring begins to slowly transform into summer. 552 more words

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In Search of Normalcy

I wish I knew what “normal” meant. In the sense of behavior, I mean. “Why can’t you just be normal?” Well, define normal for me, maybe I can wing it, I don’t know-I’m up for trying, anyway.   349 more words

A Passion for... Moments

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” 72 more words


And here you are living

And here you are living, despite it all.
— Rupi Kaur

Hat tip to my gifted young friend DandelionCrush, who writes
“because I feel too much and sometimes need to spread the ridiculousness.

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Quid sit futurum...

Quid sit futurum cras fuge quaerere,
et Quem Fors dierum cumque dabit lucro Appone
—Horace (65-8 B.C.), Odes, I; ix. 13.

Drop any question of what tomorrow may bring,

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195 months

A month of two halves

When you’ve discovered the Now – that we are, at heart, timeless and formless, like some have suspected all along – a time-based blog like this ceases to have real meaning. 328 more words


Never Judge

It was Thomas Gainsborough’s birthday on 14th May. Born in 1727 he was equally skilled as both a portrait and landscape painter and many of his paintings hang in the National Gallery in London. 500 more words

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